25 May 2013
Ukraine: LGBT activists in Kiev hold first ever gay pride march
Despite a ban by a local court, more than a hundred LGBT rights activists held the first peaceful gay pride demonstration in the capital of Kiev.
23 May 2013
Ukraine: Gay pride rally cancelled by court for fear that it will spark violence
A court in Ukraine has banned what had been set to be the country's first gay pride rally, for fear that it will spark violence.
16 May 2013
Ukraine: Amnesty pushes urgent introduction of anti-LGBT discrimination laws
Amnesty International has published a report which urges the Ukrainian Government to introduce legislation to tackle discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation, following a number of attacks.
14 May 2013
Ukraine: Parliament drops gay anti-discrimination bill as hundreds protest against it
A bill to protect gay Ukrainian workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation has been dropped by the country's parliament, as hundreds of anti-gay protesters gathered to demonstrate against it.
18 April 2013
European Parliament relaxes visa restrictions on Ukraine despite looming anti-gay bill
Efforts to halt the European Parliament’s decision to relax visa restrictions on Ukraine, due to the country’s support for homophobic legislation have failed.
13 February 2013
Ukraine promises to ban anti-gay discrimination
The Ukrainian foreign minister, Leonid Kozhara, has promised that the country will soon ban all anti-gay discrimination in an interview with a Polish newspaper.
12 February 2013
Topless feminists celebrate the resignation of Pope Bendict XVI in Notre Dame
Topless members of a Ukrainian feminist group have taken to Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral in celebration at the announcement of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation.
13 December 2012
European Parliament puts pressure on Russia and Ukraine to drop anti-gay laws
The European Parliament today adopted two resolutions calling on Russia and Ukraine to abandon their LGBT censorship plans.
6 October 2012
UN human rights office puts pressure on Ukraine regarding LGBT censorship law
The human rights office of the United Nations has urged Ukraine to rethink a draft LGBT censorship law which was announced earlier this week.
2 October 2012
Ukraine gives initial approval to anti-gay law
Human rights campaigners have criticised Ukraine after the country’s parliament passed a draft LGBT censorship law.
17 August 2012
Ukrainian public morality body claims Spongebob Squarepants is “gay”
There are proposals afoot in the Ukraine to censor a number of children's television shows following a study by a conservative commission group who have deemed certain shows "a real threat" to the country's young, including Spongebob Squarepants, who was labelled "gay".
6 July 2012
Ukraine: Parliament reported to have cancelled vote on anti-gay law
The Ukrainian parliament has cancelled a scheduled vote on legislation that would ban any Ukrainian citizen from speaking out favourably about gays or lesbians, the petition website AllOUt.org said today.
2 July 2012
Elton John criticises Ukraine’s ‘tragic’ anti-gay draft law
Sir Elton John has said it is 'tragic' that Ukraine is currently considering laws which would severely curtail the freedom to discuss homosexuality in the country.
19 June 2012
Gay former footballer to tweet on Ukraine’s anti-gay bill during England game
Gay former professional footballer Marcus Urban will be tweeting with AllOut.org at this evening's Ukraine-England match to highlight the draft anti-gay law currently being considered by the former country's legislature.