Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, a gulf of liberalism embarked the European continent. Simultaneously the LGBTQ-movement started to flourish. Many Western European countries introduced LGBTQ-equality in their legal framework. Also, behind the former Iron Curtain, LGBTQ-groups started to form and professionalise. 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall state homophobia is … Continue reading 30 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall: LGBTQ As The State Enemy of Eastern Europe?
Marigona and Elisabeth departed at the beginning of this year from Kosovo and Mexico to enjoy their love for each other in Belgium. They told ZiZo about gross cases of LGBT-phobia in the asylum center in Kapellen. They believe that Fedasil, the government organization that arranges the reception of asylum seekers, does not adequately support … Continue reading Homophobia in Belgian Asylum Center: Kosovar-Mexican couple calls it the worst time in their life
Rémy Bonny wrote a Master Thesis on the impact of europeanisation on the political perspectives on homosexuality in Ukraine. This dissertation was supervised by dr. Jonathan Holslag, expert in International Relations at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) and special advisor to European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans. Since the EuroMaidan revolution in 2014 the mindset of … Continue reading The Impact of the EU on the perception by the political elite on homosexuality in post-EuroMaidan Ukraine
On June 14 the Polish Supreme Court ruled that no person has the right to deny service to a person belonging to the LGBT-community. The ruling came after a procedure that has been initiated by the Kampania Przeciw Homofobii (Campaign Against Homophobia), Poland’s biggest LGBT-organisation. A local print shop refused service to an LGBT-organisation. The organisation had … Continue reading Polands Ground-Breaking LGBT-Ruling: An Exclusive Interview With Paweł Knut
”Ask yourself who is really the friend of women and the LGBT community, Donald Trump with actions or Hillary Clinton with her words?”, stated by Donald Trump in a speech during the USA presidential election campaign in 2016 after the shooting at an Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) venue in Orlando by a radical … Continue reading Changing Positions on LGBTQI-Rights by Far-Right Parties in Western Europe