Europe

July 29, 2014

Russian court finds "Coming Out" LGBT organization to be a "foreign agent"

A Russian judge stated that the LGBT organization, “Coming Out,” violated the right of “persons with traditional sexual orientation".

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July 25, 2014

LGBT Business Forum highlights Poland's LGBT friendly businesses

A Polish Foundation, LGBT Business Forum established in 2012, works to raise awareness and promote LGBT diversity in the workplace

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June 27, 2014

Resist to Exist: Support the Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in Russia

The Side by Side LGBT Film Festival launched a fundraising campaign to further promote LGBT and human rights in Russia. Through the Resist to Exist initiative, individuals from around the world have the opportunity to help create change in a country where being LGBT is forbidden and dangerous.

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June 10, 2014

Daily Beast shows the evolution of anti-gay laws in Russia

During the 2014 Sochi Olympic, the conversation about LGBT Russians spread globally. Just months after the closing ceremony, that same conversation seems to be put on the back burner as LGBT Russians continue to struggle with safety in their own country.

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April 25, 2014

Russian vigilantes and police disrupt showing of LGBT Documentary

On April 24th Russian Police interrupted a screening of Children 404, a documentary about an online support group dedicated towards LGBT Russians.

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April 10, 2014

GLAAD Global Voices: This Russian news anchor came out on air, and then lost his job

As the leading LGBT media advocacy organization, GLAAD recognizes individuals who through their work positively impact the LGBT movement. Anton Krasovsky, is one of those individuals.

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April 11, 2014

GLAAD Global Voices: The Int'l Advocate for Change Award recipient organizes a Russian LGBT film festival

Manny de Guerre will be receiving the inaugural International Advocate for Change Award. De Guerre will presented the award by Maria Menounos at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.

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April 3, 2014

Anglican Bishop to gay clergy: Come out

Bishop Alan Wilson believes that there are at least 13 gay bishops in the Church of England. As marriage equality passes in U.K., he urges them to come out.

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March 28, 2014

First marriages for same-sex couples in the UK will take place tonight

Today certainly is a historical day for marriage equality as first LGBT couples get their marriage licenses.

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March 28, 2014

Swedish Football player comes out as gay

After being inspired by Michael Sam's coming out story a Swedish football player announces he is gay.

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