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Majority Catholic Nation of Malta Latest in Europe to Grant Gay and Lesbian Marriages

The island nation of Malta is the latest in Europe to legalize gay and lesbian marriage after parliament amended the…

Serbian President Nominates Lesbian as Country’s First Female and Gay Prime Minister

Serbia may be considered one of the most conservative countries in Europe, but the heavily Christian Orthodox church will soon…

European Court Rules Forced Transgender Sterilization Violates Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights ruled yesterday that requiring sterilization of individuals seeking a change in their legal gender…

Ireland Lifts Lifetime Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood

Ireland has become the latest country to end its strict lifetime ban on gay men from donating blood. The rule,…

Gay Travel: A Touch of Italy in Ascona, Switzerland

We gathered around the table beside a fireplace in a little stone house in the mountains, and carafes of house…

Malta is the First European Country to Ban Gay-Conversion Therapy

The tiny nation of Malta has become the first European country to ban gay-conversion therapy. It’s almost universally agreed that…

Romanian Parliament Refuses to Debate Gay Marriage, Country Won’t Vote on Issue

A referendum to vote on gay and lesbian marriage in Romania has been postponed thanks to a postponed debate on the…

Watch What Happens When Gay Tourists Ask Spanish People to Translate Homophobic Note

In a new ad by Spain’s State Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexuals, a gay couple visiting Spain from…

Lifetime Ban on Men Who Have Sex with Men Blood Donations Lifted in Northern Ireland

After Wales and England lifted a ban prohibiting men who had sex with men from donating blood, Northern Ireland is…

One of our favorite low-cost LGBT-friendly carriers, jetBlue, may be adding routes to Europe, according to a recent article by the Wall…

Conservative Portugal has made a bold statement when it comes to gay and lesbian rights when their parliament overturned a…

As thousands of refugees continue to seek asylum in much of Europe, acclimating newcomers to the law of the land…

It has been 29 years since a woman was named TIME’s Person of the Year, and that sad trend ended…

The Ukraine Parliament voted yesterday that gays and lesbians can still be legally fired from work because of their sexual…

France has lifted the archaic ban on gay and bisexual men from donating blood. Beginning next year, blood donors will…

Malta, a country without same-sex marriage, has been ranked #1 for LGBTI rights in Europe. The International Lesbian-Gay Association placed the island nation…

The Department of Education in Ireland is currently looking to provide transgender students with both suitable uniforms and restroom facilities…

Now that its southern neighbor Ireland overwhelmingly passed marriage equality, the people of Northern Ireland are ready for gay and…

London already has its rainbow taxi and bus and now, as the city inches closer to pride, the Transport of…

The largest Protestant Church in Belgium will allow openly gay men and women to become clergy members. The United Protestant Church…

The parliamentary election in Turkey are being hailed as a turning point for LGBT rights in in the country as an…

Let’s be perfectly clear: To our knowledge, none of these singers is gay, openly or otherwise. But that doesn’t mean people haven’t wondered,…

Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel married his partner Gauthier Destenay, in doing so, he became the first European Union leader…

by Richard Nahem In the recent film Clouds of Sils Maria, Juliet Binoche plays an anxiety ridden, aging actress tackling…

It wasn’t a quick decision for Ireland’s legislatures, but after eight hours of debates, the Irish Seanad approved adoption rights…

A connection from the US to Russia has always been a dream of US and Russian architects, but head of…

While a new poll shows that a majority of Swiss people support the legalization of gay and lesbian marriage, the…

Students and recent grads, ditch a stuffy office this summer for a couples months filled with castles, vinyards, historic cities, once-in-a-lifetime adventures,…

True Detective‘s star and Irish-born actor, Colin Farrell, made an emotional plea to his fellow Irishmen when appeared on Claire…

A major court decision in Austria has ruled that gay and lesbian couples must have the same rights as opposite-sex…