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26 June 2009Irish parliament hit by gay protest 2 A gay rights activists was arrested in Dublin yesterday after a protest at the Irish parliament.
25 June 2009British parliamentarians condemn Lithuania’s anti-gay law 13 A new law passed in Lithuania that "protects" minors by restricting publication of information on homosexual and bisexual relationships has been condemned across Europe.
25 June 2009Sarkozy accused of abandoning human rights after Yade is moved to sport 4 The President of France has been criticised for moving his minister for human rights to a new department and failing to fill her role.
22 June 2009Tories join with ‘homophobic’ Polish party in Europe 51 The Conservative Party has joined with the Polish Law and Justice Party in Europe, it was announced today.
22 June 2009Irish civil partnerships could be enacted by end of the year 9 Irish minister for justice Dermot Ahern has said he will soon seek cabinet approval for a civil partnerships bill which could be enacted by the end of the year.
18 June 2009Bill to equalise age of consent in Gibraltar defeated 6 A Private Members Bill aimed to equalise the age of consent for gay men in Gibraltar has been defeated in parliament.
18 June 2009Fears for gay participants of World Outgames 1 LGBT people may face imprisonment or even capital punishment after taking part in the annual World Outgames, a policitian has warned.
17 June 2009Lithuania passes Section 28-style law to ban mention of homosexuality in schools or media 42 Lithuania's parliament has given final approval to a bill banning information on homosexuality in schools or in media accessible by young people.
16 June 2009Gay travel agent offers lesbian wedding and IVF holiday package 10 Lesbian couples can now have a Spanish holiday package that includes a marriage ceremony and insemination treatment.
15 June 2009Homophobic bullying ‘widespread’ in Ireland 9 Irish Minister for Children, Barry Andrews, has spoken out against the widespread nature of homophobic bullying in the country.
12 June 2009Leaked Dutch report says schools can ban gay teachers 15 A leaked report from the Dutch government has said that religious schools can refuse to employ gay teachers.
11 June 2009Spanish trans man suffers miscarriage 15 A Spanish trans man who was due to give birth to twin boys in September has miscarried.
11 June 2009British ambassador to Poland criticised for ‘pushing’ gay rights 37 The British ambassador to Poland has been told by the country's civil rights ombudsman he is "exceeding his authority" by promoting a gay Pride march due to take place in Warsaw this weekend.
10 June 2009Fired lesbian editor loses in Finnish court 1 A lesbian editor who claimed she was fired from her job due to her sexuality has lost her case for damages in a Finnish court.
9 June 2009Russian activists plan picket for Obama’s visit to Moscow 2 Gay rights campaigners are planning to stage a picket during US President Barack Obama's visit to Moscow in July to highlight his pledge to increase rights for same-sex couples.
4 June 2009Section 28 style law likely to be passed in Lithuania to prohibit discussion of homosexuality in schools 59 The Lithuanian Parliament is set to introduce a law to prohibit the discussion of homosexuality in schools.
3 June 2009Activists to take Moscow mayor to court over homophobic comments 3 Russian gay rights activists are to take the city's homophobic mayor to court for saying that gay people undermined the heart of a morally health society.
3 June 2009Gay penguins rearing chick in German Zoo 20 A gay penguin couple living in a German zoo have hatched a chick which they are now rearing as if it were their own child.
1 June 2009Spanish Supreme Court rules judges cannot refuse to marry gay couples 3 The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that judges in lower courts or in local town halls must marry gay and lesbian couples if required.
1 June 2009Sweden appoints lesbian bishop 4 The Church of Sweden has appointed a lesbian as the Lutheran bishop of Stockholm.