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Gay Cyprus News & Reports

Also see Gay Cyprus website 1 Orthodox leaders appeal for calm in Cyprus church (Greek Cyprus) 11/00 2 Orthodox bishops meet in Cyprus to discuss gay row (Greek Cyprus) 11/00 3 Gay rights activist Welcomes Amendment to Homosexuality Law 6/00 4 Sacked cleric: ‘I’ll expose gay priests’ (Greek Cyprus) 11/01 5 House moves to lower… Read more »

Gay Macedonia News and Reports

Also see: LGBT Rights Organization ‘See Q’ in former Yugoslavia 1 Macedonia Gay Rights Organization 2005 2 U.S. rebukes gay rights group in Macedonia 1/04 3 Macedonian Gays Come Out from Shadows 2/04 4 Male prostitution in Macedonia–A man for 50 euros  2004 5 Macedonia should recognise same-sex couples says rights commissioner 9/08 6 Candidate… Read more »

Gay Slovenia News & Reports 2000-05

1 History of Homophobia in Slovenia 1991-2002 2 Media representations of Homosexuality 1970 to 2000 3 Slovenia Not for "that" kind of people 2001 4 Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Slovenia 2001 5 Report from the IGLYO’s Hearing on the Situation of LGBT Youth 2/02 6 Transvestite Sisters stir Eurovision storm 3/02 7 Tiny Slovenia Craves… Read more »

Gay Serbia News & Reports 2000-08

Also see: Belgrade Gay Guide Gay E.Orthodox Web Site 1 Queen of Serbia’s Soothsayer: His Highness, Kleo Patra 2/10/97 1-A  Homophobia as a Weapon of War 10/99 1-B The LGBT situation in Belgrade Today 7/00 2 Yugoslavia Gay Activists Beaten 6/01 3 Violence as Serbian homosexuals hold first Gay Pride march 6/01 4 Belgrade gay march… Read more »

Gay Greenland News & Reports

1 Recognition of sexual orientation: The Scandinavian Model 2 Glacial ice is melting across the Arctic Circle 1/07 (non-gay background story) 3 Greenland to introduce discrimination protection for gays 7/08 4 Fondly, Greenland Loosens Danish Rule 6/09   Country information: Greenland.com Greenland Guide Wikipedia Greenland The population of Greenland is predominantly Inuit, a people bearing… Read more »

Gay Greece News & Reports 2003-10

1 Greek TV fined over male kissing 11/03 2 Gays in Greece Kiss in Public As Protest 11/03 3 Lesbian and gays win medals over the last few days at the Olympics 8/04 4 A quasi Govt agency… create a civil unions registry 2/05 5 Greek Leader Rejects Rights For Gay Couples 12/05 6 Second… Read more »

Gay Slovakia News & Reports

1 Gay Named Slovak Man of 2000 1/01 2 Tolerant Dutch Fund Slovak Gay Magazine 11/00 3 Justice Minister Recommends Gays Seek Treatment 9/00 4 Slovakia Gays Oppose Minister’s Critical Stand On Gay Partnership 8/00 5 New Slovakian Gay Film 8/03 6 Gay rights activists protest ‘Catholic State’ threat 9/03 7 Conservative protests Swedish verdict… Read more »

Gay Turkey News & Reports 2000-03

Also see: Islam and Homosexuality Turkish LGBT Rights Report Sept 2005 Travel story about sailing Turkey’s Mediterranean Coast Also see: Gay Middle East Web Site: http://www.gaymiddleeast.com/ More information about Islam & Homosexuality can be found at: www.al-fatiha.org Other articles of interest can be found at: groups.yahoo.com/group/al-fatiha-news Queer Muslim magazine: Huriyah Gay Islam discussion groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/muslimgaymen… Read more »

Gay Andorra News & Reports

From: GlobalGayz.com December 10, 2008 And Don’t Forget Andorra A British gay couple describe their adopted home and ‘gay life’, such as it is, in this remote country. by Richard Ammon, GlobalGayz.com It’s hardly a secret that homosexual people are everywhere, despite the strongest wishes of some conservative devotees of denial. GlobalGayz receives daily news… Read more »

Gay Czech News & Reports

1 A Queer Taboo 8/99 2 Homosexuals come out in Support of Slovak Gays and Lesbians 9/00 3 Czech Parliament Rejects Gay Marriage Bill 10/01 3a Creeping Out of the Closet – The Emerging Gay Community 03 4 Soldiers facing disciplinary action over gay porn photos 6/03 5 A Prague Spring for gays? 6/04 6… Read more »

Gay Eastern Europe News & Reports

1 Modern Gays in Modern Eastern Europe 3/06 2 Gay man expelled from reality TV show for coming out 10/07 3 Europe’s Crumbling Closet 10/07 4 Euro Court rules gay couples eligible to adopt 1/08 5 First They Came for the Gays 1/08 6 Catholics unhappy at rights for gay Kosovans 2/08 GlobalGayz.com http://www.globalgayz.com March… Read more »

Moldova News & Reports 2005-08

1 Moldovan government to put legislation in place for sexual minorities 2/05 2 Moldovan Authorities Ban Gay Rally Outside Parliament 5/05 3 GenderDoc-M announces Executive Director Post vacancy 5/05 4 Authorities Deny the Right for Peaceful Manifestation of LGBT Organization 5/06 5 Court Declares Illegal the Refusal to Authorize a Public Manifestation 6/05 6 Discrimination… Read more »

Gay Norway News & Reports 1999-2008

 1 Norway Bishops Join Sex Ed Class (1999) 2 Norwegian Church Approves Gay Adoption 2/01 3 Appointment of gay clergyman shakes Norway’s state church 6/00 4 Gay Asylum Seeker from Morocco Not Allowed to Stay 6/00 5 Study on Gay Youth Suicide (1995-2000) 6 Norway: Restaurant Turns Away Gay Customers 12/01 7 Norway Minister Marries… Read more »

Gay Denmark News & Reports 2004-09

1 Danish lawmakers propose church weddings for gay couples 3/04 2 Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales 5/05 3 Copenhagen looks to Outgames in 2009 3/07 4 Faroe Islanders celebrate first year of LGBT protection 8/07 5 Faroe Islands: Pride politician calls for same-sex partnership scheme 8/07 6 Copenhagen Pride funding restored after media campaign 3/08… Read more »

Gay Bosnia-Herzegovina News & Reports

1 Bosnian gay movie wins hearts at Sarajevo film fest 8/05 2 Gay festival during Ramadan angers Bosnia Muslims 8/08 3 Bosnia police brace for Gay Pride violence 9/08 4 Media supporting Bosnia’s first gay festival threatened 9/08 5 Eight injured in attack on gay festival in Sarajevo 9/08 6 Serbian official praises police response… Read more »

Gay Bulgaria News Report 2000-11

http://www.geocities.com/psychiatryofhomophobia/index.htm 1 Cross-Dressing in Bulgaria: Gay-Identity, Post-Communist Fear, and Magical Love 6/00 2 Progress reports from Bulgarian LGBT organizations Gemini and Balkan Triangle 7/03 3 Balkan Triangle: A Midway Perspective (March 2001 – March 2003) 4 Introduction to the legal situation of gay men in Bulgaria 2003 5 Presentation of homosexuality in Sofia–Report on Commercial… Read more »

Gay Switzerland News & Reports 2000-08

1 Switzerland Prepares Partnership Laws 10/00 2 International Coalition Advocates for Full Recognition of Gay Victims 8/01 3 Zurich warms up for gay festival–including the zoo 4/03 4 Lesbian Film: Journey to Kafiristan (true story) 5 Zurich homosexuals win right to tie the knot 7/03 6 Gay fathers club together in Zurich 9/03 7 Gay… Read more »

Gay Liechtenstein News and Reports

Gay.com U.K. http://uk.gay.com/news/4578 December 13, 2001 1 Liechtenstein To Get Gay Equality The principality of Liechtenstein is drafting legislation which would give same sex couples legal equality. A bill has been drawn up which is waiting approval by the country’s parliament. If it is stamped it will give gay and lesbian couples the same rights… Read more »

Gay Austria News & Reports 2001-09

The leading LGBT organisation in Austria is  “Homosexuelle Initiative (HOSI) Wien” (based in Vienna) which is also the oldest organisation in Austria (www.hosiwien.at). It has a bi-monthly magazine, its own premises, does most of the political lobbying work, organises the annual Rainbow Ball and the Rainbow Parade as well as the huge LGBT pride parade… Read more »

Relentless Homophobia Rages in the Balkans

“Be IN-tolerant! Be normal!”, appeals a poster that recently flooded the streets of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. As the first gay pride parade in Bulgaria is about to take place, amid strong opposition by nationalistic organisations and a large part of society, the high levels of persistent homophobia in the country and the Balkans as… Read more »

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1 Brothels, Sex Workers and Torture 1/09 (background story) 2 Cambodia to ban foreign gays from adopting children 2/09 3 Celebrate at Phnom Penh Pride 2009! 2/09 4 A gay-friendlier Kingdom 3/09 5 HIV/AIDS crisis looming among gay men: report 8/09 6 Cambodia: Bloggers discuss LGBT issues 1/10 7 About GK 2/10 8 By Ancient… Read more »

Kosovo: Serious death threats to leader of QESh

LGBT youth leaders under serious death threats Center for Social Emancipation (QESh) and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights demand from the Kosovo Police Service to conduct a thorough investigation of the case of serious threats to leader of QESh and bring the perpetrators in front of the justice. The threat letter was sent to… Read more »