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1. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

2. Greece's parliament approves same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-parliament-approves-same-sex-marriage-rights

Greece’s 300-member Parliament approved the bill granting same-sex couples equal rights in marriage in a roll call vote on Thursday night. The reform extends full parental rights to gay couples but will not allow for medically assisted reproduction through a surrogate. ...

3. The controversy over the ''homophobic'' school video and societal issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-controversy-over-the-homophobic-school-video-and-societal-issues

In Cyprus, a heated debate has ensued over a school video labeled as homophobic. Despite the Minister of Education asserting no wrongdoing, tensions escalated on social media and in Parliament...

4. EU radio stats: 30,000 jobs, €4B revenue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-radio-stats-30-000-jobs-€4b-revenue

About 30,000 persons were employed by radio broadcasting enterprises across the European Union in 2022, with these enterprises recording a net turnover......

5. Lawmakers debate landmark same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-debate-landmark-same-sex-marriage-bill

In an ironic twist, Greek lawmakers began a heated debate on Valentine's Day over a landmark bill proposing the legalization of same-sex marriage. If approved, Greece would become the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize such unions....

6. Thousands rallied in Athens against same-sex marriage bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-rallied-in-athens-against-same-sex-marriage-bill

More than 1,500 protesters gathered in central Athens on Sunday to oppose legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in Greece. The bill is set for a vote in parliament in days....

7. Hungary's economy targeted in EU retaliation plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungary-s-economy-targeted-in-eu-retaliation-plan

In a tense diplomatic standoff, officials in Brussels have allegedly devised a clandestine strategy aimed at Hungary's economy should Prime Minister Viktor Orbán persist in blocking a €50 billion support package for Ukraine....

8. Christodoulides links Turkish Cypriot rights violations to 1974 invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-links-turkish-cypriot-rights-violations-to-1974-invasion

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, emphasizing that any violation of Turkish Cypriot human rights ...

9. Archbishop Georgios opposes same-sex marriage in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-georgios-opposes-same-sex-marriage-in-cyprus

Following an elaborate religious ceremony at the Holy Monastery of Agios Neophytos, Archbishop Georgios addressed reporters, diving into the reasoning behind the Church of Greece's decision regarding same-sex couples....

10. Transgender students choose dorms based on gender identity in elite schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-students-choose-dorms-based-on-gender-identity-in-elite-schools

In a recent revelation, top-tier fee-paying schools in the UK, including Taunton School and Bedales, are allowing transgender students to choose dormitories based on their gender identity....

11. Nicosia ranks 17th in European Quality of Life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ranks-17th-in-european-quality-of-life-–-beats-athens-at-27th

A recent survey by the European Commission reveals that Nicosia residents are overwhelmingly satisfied with their quality of life, with 86% expressing contentment. ...

12. Church and far-right parties react to Greece's marriage equality proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-and-far-right-parties-react-to-greece-s-marriage-equality-proposal

Marriage equality legislation has managed to rattle the entire spectrum of the political system in Greece’s conservative society, from the right to the left....

13. Mitsotakis unveils stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-unveils-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

He opened his cards on the issue of same-sex marriage, which has caused a lot of discussion, yesterday the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis......

14. Greek PM sparks debate on same-sex marriage rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-sparks-debate-on-same-sex-marriage-rights

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has decided to open the debate on same-sex marriage and parenthood, as is expected to address the issue extensively in a television interview on Wednesday....

15. Turkey bans hit TV series over values clash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-bans-hit-tv-series-over-values-clash

In a controversial move, Turkey's broadcasting regulator, RTUK, enforced a two-week ban on the hit series ''Kizil Goncalar'' (Crimson Buds), citing conflicts with ''society's national and spiritual values.''...

16. Divisions in Cyprus amplify fact-checking challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divisions-in-cyprus-amplify-fact-checking-challenges

Cyprus, an ethnically divided island in the Mediterranean, is like any other nation: It’s been hit by a wave of misinformation, and residents are trying to keep up....

17. Pope Francis approves blessings for same-sex couples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-approves-blessings-for-same-sex-couples

Pope Francis has officially sanctioned the blessing of same-sex couples, marking a significant departure in policy aimed at fostering inclusivity within the Catholic Church. This move, however, maintains the church's steadfast opposition to gay marriage....

18. Trans people now eligible for baptism and godparent duty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trans-people-now-eligible-for-baptism-and-godparent-duty

The Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that transgender people can under certain circumstances be baptised in the Catholic church and serve as godparents in a statement that has been hailed as a “major step for trans inclusion”....

19. Austria allocates €33m for wrongly convicted gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-allocates-€33m-for-wrongly-convicted-gay-men

A historic proposal by the Austrian Ministry of Justice sees €33m set aside to compensate those who were wrongly convicted - but critics say the amount on offer is not enough....

20. California takes bold step towards gender-neutral school bathrooms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-takes-bold-step-towards-gender-neutral-school-bathrooms

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring K-12 schools to provide gender-neutral bathrooms by July 2026....

21. Hungary's orban government outlaws 'LGBT Propaganda' to protect youth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungary-s-orban-government-outlaws-lgbt-propaganda-to-protect-youth

Orban's government banned 'LGBT propaganda' by claiming to protect young generations from amoral content....

22. Queer Wave 2023: 4th year for the Cyprus LGBTQ+ Film Festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-queer-wave-2023-4th-year-for-the-cyprus-lgbtq-film-festival

For the fourth year, the LGBTQ+ Cyprus Film Festival "Queer Wave 2023" will occur in Nicosia from September 8 to 17....

23. Italy's top general calls LGBTQ+ community 'not normal'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-top-general-calls-lgbtq-community-not-normal

A general at the top of Italy’s armed forces bashed gay people in a recent publication. But LGBTQ+ activists and officers tell Euronews that, despite ongoing challenges, the situation is getting better for queer people in the army and the police....

24. Jordan secret police accused of LGBTQ+ targeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-secret-police-accused-of-lgbtq-targeting

Jordanian secret police have been accused of intimidating gay people by “outing” them to their families and of forcing the closure of two LGBTQ+ organisations....

25. Kuwait bans Barbie, Lebanon weighs censorship for ''homosexuality''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kuwait-bans-barbie-lebanon-weighs-censorship-for-homosexuality

Kuwait has banned the film Barbie in a bid to protect "public ethics and social traditions," while a Lebanese minister has made moves to censor the film on grounds it "promotes homosexuality and sexual transformation"....

26. No immediate directive on LGBTI rights in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-immediate-directive-on-lgbti-rights-in-cyprus

Cyprus participated in a high-level meeting organized by the Spanish Presidency of the European Union to discuss the protection of LGBTI people's rights in Europe....

27. United by Pride: A bold step towards human rights and peace in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-by-pride-a-bold-step-towards-human-rights-and-peace-in-cyprus

An important event for human rights and peace in Cyprus is set to take place in Nicosia on Saturday, June 17. It is the "United by Pride" Intercommunal Pride March, featuring two parallel marches starting at 18:00 from two central locations in Nicosia: Eleftherias Square and Kougioulou Park. ...

28. California: Dismantling women's rights in the name of progressivism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/california-dismantling-women-s-rights-in-the-name-of-progressivism

Are there still women in California? They seem to have ceased to exist – at least as far as the state’s laws are concerned....

29. Combating hate speech: Urgent action for LGBTI rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/combating-hate-speech-urgent-action-for-lgbti-rights

The Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights Protection, Maria Stylianou Lottides, has strongly denounced the recent surge of comments directly targeting the LGBTI community and promoting hate speech against its members....

30. Female athletes sue to compete on level playing field

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/female-athletes-sue-to-compete-on-level-playing-field

A federal appeals court on Tuesday questioned whether a group of female track and field athletes in Connecticut has the right to sue over a policy allowing transgender athletes to compete in girls’ athletic events....

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