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Anti-Discrimination and LGBT Rights in Ukraine

It was a short, and frightening walk – just 250 meters, surrounded by a chain of police while an angry crowd hurled homophobic slurs at us and kept trying, unsuccessfully,…

molodist film festival
Posted in LGBT Lifestyle

Ukraine Film Festival Targeted by Anti-LGBT Protesters

Ukraine’s premier film festival, Molodist, has been picketed by protesters complaining about the presence of LGBT films at the event. Dozens of people stood outside the Zhovten cinema in Kiev,…

Volodymyr Kiriiazi Commented the EU-Ukraine Strifes on Gay Rights
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Volodymyr Kiriiazi Commented the EU-Ukraine Strifes on Gay Rights

From 27 to 29 November, Vilnius will host the summit of the Eastern partnership, where Ukraine plans to sign an association agreement with the European Union, and enter into the…

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Ukraine: Investigate Violence Against LGBT Activists

The Ukrainian authorities should investigate violence and threats against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) rights activists in connection with the Equality March in Kiev on May 25, 2013. “Kiev’s…

Amnesty International Urging Ukraine to Combat Discrimination
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Amnesty International Urging Ukraine to Combat Discrimination

Amnesty International has called on the Ukrainian authorities to adopt legislation to combat discrimination against sexual minorities and to ensure the adequate police protection of the gay pride parade in…

ukraine gay activists
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Ukraine Anti-Gay Fighters Release Gas at LGBT Protest

Hundreds of Ukrainian lesbian and gay activists have joined a rally in the centre of Kiev, defying a court order. Protesters denounced a proposed new law that would ban any…

Ukraine: Investigate Brutal Attack on Gay Activist
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Ukraine: Investigate Brutal Attack on Gay Activist

Ukrainian authorities should immediately conduct a thorough investigation into a vicious attack on a leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights activist, Human Rights Watch said today. It was…

Ukraine Gay Activist Svyatoslav Sheremet Beaten
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Ukrainian Gay Activist Beaten As Media Looks On (video)

Ukrainian capital’s first ever gay pride was canceled on Sunday, May 20 amid fears of attacks from far right thugs. Police advised pride organizers to abandon the march through the…