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Spanish LGBTI group takes stand against gay cure therapy

Spanish LGBTI group, Acrópoli has filed charges against therapist who claims to cure homosexuality. The LGBTI group filed the complaint against psychotherapist Elena Lorenzo Rego under the new anti-homophobia laws introduced earlier this month in Madrid. Yago Blando from Acrópoli said: ‘This self-appointed therapist offers to help people who are unhappy being homosexual to change.’

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Fabuloso! Is this the world’s first languages school for LGBTIs?

The Gay European Tourism Association [GETA] has partnered with Sign Up, a Seville-based language school, to create language courses specially tailored for LGBTIs. The big question is, will they teach Polari? The two and four-week courses will be taught by a gay teacher in Seville [the city’s Plaza de España is pictured, right], the capital

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Transgender man has private audience with Pope Francis

A transgender man from Spain had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday.  Hoy, a newspaper in the Extremadura region of Spain, reported that Diego Neria Lejárraga and his fiancée had a private audience with the pontiff that took place at his official residence. Neria told Francis in a letter that some of

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LGBT groups officially received by Spanish king and queen for the first time

The newly enthroned King and Queen of Spain have received representatives of the LGBT community for the first time. Highlighting that the groups’ work “deserves to be better known and acknowledged,” King Felipe and Queen Letizia officially received representatives of Spain’s State Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexuals (SFLGTB), and the Triangle Foundation. Boti Garcia,

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Spain’s biggest department store chain El Corte Inglés are selling three books titled ‘Gender confusion in childhood’, ‘I want to stop being gay’ and ‘How to prevent homosexuality’. The American author is Joseph Nicolosi, a leading advocate for gay conversion therapy. State Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Trangenders and Bisexuals (SFLGTB) spokesperson Uge Sangil said: “You can’t cure homosexuality, the