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Tormentors in Cechnya Should be Punished

The news from Chechnya, where gay and bi-sexual men are being tortured in concentration camps, have made many world leaders react strongly. Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel has protested to Russian president Vladimir Putin and more leaders of the free world have also mouthed their protest. But where does the Icelandic government stand in this

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Rainbow staircase brightens up historic Reykjavik school for Pride

This amazing rainbow staircase was unveiled in the heart of Iceland’s capital ahead of this month’s Pride parade. Reykjavik Pride took place over the last weekend, with thousands flocking to the parade through the city centre. Ahead of the event, the steps to one of the city’s oldest institutions, Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík school, were lit up

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Iceland: Reykjavik street turns rainbow for Gay Pride

A huge rainbow has appeared in the centre of Iceland’s capital city – but it’s underfoot. One of Reykjavik’s central streets has been painted in rainbow colours as part of the city’s annual Gay Pride festival, the Visir news website reports. Dozens of people gathered to help to transform the road, including Mayor Dagur Eggertsson,

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LGL Volunteers fly to Iceland

This year on June 21-29th the LGL team, consisting of Sandra, Kiletta, Dalius, Marius and Aliona, participated in Iceland‘s “Queer activism“ training events, in which there were representatives from Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Germany and Iceland itself. In the village of Reykir a former boarding school sheltered the international encampment for slightly more than a week,