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26 March 2009French Senate votes to recognise British civil partnerships 6 France may soon recognise British civil partnerships if an amendment to the law is passed.
23 March 2009Spanish trans man pregnant with twins 10 A Spanish man who was born female has said he is pregnant with twins after a course of fertility treatment.
19 March 2009Gay hotel: Sewage ‘was actually sand’ 36 It has been claimed that Club Tucanes, the gay hotel in Gran Canaria which evacuated guests due to a 'sewage leak', was actually evicted for non-payment of rent.
18 March 2009Leading gay hotel evacuated after leaking sewers posed health and safety risk 8 One of Gran Canaria's biggest gay hotels has been forced to move, disrupting British LGBT holiday makers.
18 March 2009Italian footballer calls homosexuality ‘a sin’ 36 Juventus defender Nicola Legrottaglie has denounced homosexuality as a sin and said it is "seen like fashion" these days.
18 March 2009Denmark parliament approves equal adoption rights 7 A majority vote in parliament yesterday will see the introduction of a bill giving equal adoption rights for civil partners and straight married couples in Denmark.
17 March 2009European Parliament approves extension of LGBT discrimination protection 4 A report recommending the extension of protection against LGBT discrimination has been approved by the European Parliament's Civil Liberties Committee.
17 March 2009Lib Dems: ‘Tories must clarify whether they plan to ally with homophobes’ 22 The Liberal Democrats have called for the Conservative Party to clarify whether they intend to form an alliance with the Polish Law and Justice Party in the European Parliament.
6 March 2009Hilary Clinton shows support for gay rights 2 The US secretary of state stressed the need to end discrimination against lesbians and gay men.
5 March 2009Man acquitted of double murder uses gay panic defence 10 A man who confessed to killing a gay couple has been acquitted of murder by a jury in Spain, who accepted his defence of "fear".
2 March 2009Norwegian lesbians celebrate “first” humanist marriage ceremony 6 Humanists in Norway are claiming to have conducted their first legal same-sex marriage ceremony.
27 February 2009Lithuania’s EU Commissioner denies she is a lesbian 3 A leading Euro politician has responded to speculation about her personal life.
26 February 2009Euro Parliament accepts petition on Poland’s discrimination against gays 1 The European Parliament Committee on Petitions has accepted a petition submitted by a Polish LGBT rights group on the discriminatory practices of registry offices.
26 February 2009Irish gay marriage advocates claim massive public support 15 A group campaigning for full marriage rights for gay and lesbian people in Ireland has revealed the results of a new survey suggesting widespread support.
25 February 2009Belgrade conference venue staff should be sacked for refusing gays says minister + The directors of a conference hall who cancelled a press conference by a gay organisation for "security reasons" should resign.
23 February 2009Belarus gays challenge ban on demonstration against homophobia 2 An event designed to raise public awareness about homophobia and discrimination against LGBT people in Belarus has been banned by government officials.
23 February 2009French support for a gay presidential candidate + A new poll has revealed that 75% of French voters would be happy to support a gay candidate for President.
20 February 2009Italian activists to protest against “ex-gay” song at national festival 6 A coalition of lesbian, gay and bisexual rights groups in Italy plan to protest at a major music event in Italy tomorrow after the inclusion of a song about a gay man "turning" straight.
16 February 2009Activists say registration of new LGBT group in Russia is “historic” 4 Russian gays have for the first time registered an LGBT advocacy group with the government without the need for court intervention.
16 February 2009Priest who thinks God uses hurricanes to punish gays will not become bishop 8 A priest who claimed Hurricane Katrina was "divine retribution" on New Orleans for being tolerant towards gay and lesbian people has said he will decline an appointment as a bishop.