Suicide Of Gay Couple Rocks Armenia
Armenia was rocked last week with the suicide of a young homosexual couple. On the evening of October 20th, the two young men jumped off the Davitashen Bridge in Yerevan, the capital, where both died. Before jumping to their death...
Activists Falsely Accused Greek Bishop of Hate Speech, Court Rules
A Greek court ruled that two human rights activists falsely accused a Greek Orthodox bishop of hate speech and sentenced them to year-long prison sentences that were suspended for three years on Tuesday. Bishop Seraphim, who is the Metropolitan of...
Greece Celebrates International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia
Greece and its high ranking officials acknowledged the annual International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on Monday.
Greek Bishop Amvrosios Found Guilty of Homophobia and Hatred
Amvrosios, the Greek-Orthodox bishop of Kalavryta, was found guilty of abuse of ecclesiastical office and incitement to hatred by a court in Aigio on Monday. The northern Peloponnese bishop had advised people to spit on gays in 2015, saying ''do not...
Greek Lesbian Passenger Accuses Airline Company of Homophobia
Greek passenger Kristina Antoniades was traveling with the Australian airline Qantas when she was asked to move seats, so that a married couple could sit together. The 35-year-old lawyer was travelling from Brisbane to Melbourne with her partner and...
Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Replies to MP's Homophobic Insults
A tweet by Independent MP Nikos Nikolopoulos mocking Luxembourg Democratic Party Prime Minister Xavier Bettel’s decision to take advantage of his country’s “gay marriage” law did not go unnoticed. The tweet – in Greek – referred to a Europe of...
AirFast Gay-Themed Ad Upsets Many
An advertisement for the on-line travel ticketing company AirFastTickets showing a young male hitchhiker being picked up by a truck driver who makes suggestive glances at him has drawn the ire of critics who said it is homophobic. The young...
After All, Homophobia is a Greek word!
The new reality of being gay in Greece today seems scary. Economic turmoil and a rise in national fervour has resulted in a spike in hate crimes against members of the gay community.
Former Cyprus FinMin Sarris Released on Bail
Former Finance Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Michalis Sarris was released on bail yesterday, after paying ca. €47,000 to the court of the Turkish-occupied part of the island. Sarris is facing four charges: conspiracy to commit a felony, committing...