UKRAINE: Sarah learned about the situation of the LGBTQ+ community in the Eastern European country at an online event organized specifically for activists and journalists.
SWEDEN: Get ready for World Pride 2021! Malmö will be co-hosting the biggest LGBTQ+ celebration the city has ever seen.
GERMANY: Often forgotten, the victims of Nazi Germany also include 5,000 to 15,000 gay men marked with the Pink Triangle.
Chris Vincent experienced bullying like so many queer people growing as a young gay guy in a rather difficult environment. After graduating from acting school, the Danish LGBT and HIV/Aids activist Chris Vincent had to face an additional challenge to his young life: He was diagnosed as HIV-positive in 2014. Since then he has taken part in different campaigns to spread knowledge and awareness for HIV/AIDS and has founded an NGO himself.
WORLDWIDE: That is why we would like to use today’s opportunity to share knowledge about this important topic, help to create awareness, and show our support.
HOME: Today, I am 36 years old living together with the man of my life and our tomcat in Amsterdam. I am having a rainbow family with two children together with three wonderful human beings. My parents are proud of who I am, they love and appreciate my partner and support me in anything I am doing. But it wasn’t always like that.
WORLDWIDE: The path for a change in the right direction always starts with a first step. These 10 people from around the world have made history for the LGBTQ+ Movement.
MYANMAR: …or Burma, still one of the most conservative countries in Southeast Asia, is also the country where life is anything but easy for LGBTQ+ people
LEBANON: The country has a reputation in the Middle East for being the most liberal of all countries when it comes to the LGBTQ+ community in general.
The two men Pavel Stotcko and Evgenii Voitsekhovskii met via the Russian online network VKontakte and fell in love. Pavel’s family knew that the two men lived together, but homosexuality was kept from their fathers. Pavel’s mother, in turn, knew but preferred the word friendship when she spoke of the two.