Pope Francis Says Homosexuality Is Not a Crime
Pope Francis has decried laws that criminalize homosexuality as being "unjust" and has called upon Catholic clergy to welcome people who identify as LGBTQ into the Church. The Pope said that a "distinction" must be drawn between sin and crime....
US Congress Votes to Protect Same-sex Marriage With Landmark Legislation
On Thursday, the United States Congress passed legislation to safeguard same-sex marriage under federal law. President Joe Biden has signaled that he will swiftly sign the measure. The measure received bipartisan support in the House of Representatives. Thirty-nine Republicans voted...
Russia Bans LGBTQ ‘Propaganda’ in ‘Answer to Blinken’ Bill
Russia’s House of Parliament has voted for further restrictions and fines on members of the LGBTQ society in the country. One of the authors of the law was Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Rodin. He supports this, he says, in order to...
Texas Schools Ban Books on Race and Sexuality
Schools across Texas are facing a new push from parents and conservative politicians to ban books on race, sexuality, and gender. Parents and politicians have joined forces across 100 school districts in Texas's largest metro areas -- including Houston, Dallas,...
Trial Over Killing of LGBTQ Activist Zak Kostopoulos Begins in Athens
The trial over the killing of prominent LGBTQ Zak Kostopoulos, who was beaten to death in Athens on September 21, 2018 begins in Athens on Wednesday. Six people will appear in court in a trial seen as important for gay...
Suspected Killer of Greek Transgender Woman Arrested
The suspected killer of Greek transgender woman Dimitra Kalogiannis was arrested on the basis of fingerprint evidence uncovered Monday.
Marginalized, Victimized Transgender Greek Found Dead
Transgender Greek, Dimitri Kalogiannis missing since April 6 was found dead. Her body was identified by her brother it emerged on Thursday.
Athens Pride Week 2021 Rescheduled
Athens Pride events have been rescheduled to the week of July 18, originally set to begin on June 4, according to an announcement made by Athens Pride on Tuesday.
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.
Thessaloniki's Film Festival To Pay Tribute to Greek Queer Cinema
The 59th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, running from November 1 to November 11, will present a large tribute to the Greek queer cinema, with a selection of 38 short and feature films dating from the late 1960's to the...