Global survey finds homophobic views are still dominant

Two-thirds of adults would be upset if child was gay, and only a quarter would accept a trans child. Two-thirds of adults would be upset if their child told them that they were in love with someone of the same sex according to a new survey. The survey was conducted by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,

Officially unveiled yesterday (10 May 2016) at the fourth annual conference to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, ILGA-Europe’s 2016 Rainbow Europe package reveals an increasingly unequal picture of developments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people across Europe. Rainbow Europe 2016 showcases the current state of play of the laws, policies and practices

ILGA publishes State-Sponsored Homophobia Report

ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) published the 9th edition of State Sponsored Homophobia. A World survey of Laws: Criminalisation, Protection and Recognition of Same-Sex Love. The research, conducted by Jingshu Zhu and Lucas Paoli Itaborahy, provides a detailed account of the legal situation of LGBT people all around the world. In the paragraph

First Cyprus Pride march to highlight the lack of LGBT rights

Cyprus is set to hold its first ever pride event on Saturday 31 May, sixteen years after a law banning homosexuality was repealed. Authorities in the island’s Turkish Cypriot north, a self-declared state recognised only by Ankara, repealed a similar law in February. Same-sex couples in Cyprus do not receive the same rights as heterosexual