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31. 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. ...

32. 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....

33. 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....

34. 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....

35. Blackamoor reference gets lawmaker in trouble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blackamoor-reference-gets-lawmaker-in-trouble

Cypriot lawmakers are crying foul over a social media post by a controversial colleague after his comment about a female pro-LGBTQI parliamentarian with a reference to 'three black men' was described as 'vulgar' and 'racist'...

36. Cracking down on 'Conversion Therapies': Parties' positions and ethical concerns unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-conversion-therapies-parties-positions-and-ethical-concerns-unveiled

Based on the voting patterns of the AKEL and DISY parliamentary groups thus far, it appears that the proposed law criminalizing "conversion therapies" will be presented to the Parliament's plenary session on Thursday, May 25th....

37. British expertise on the table as Leo Docherty speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-expertise-on-the-table-as-leo-docherty-speaks-to-kathimerini

In an interview with "K" newspaper, Leo Docherty, the British Minister for Europe, highlighted the British commitment to closer collaboration, emphasizing the range of areas where British expertise and cooperation can contribute to addressing issues such as combating illegal financing and exploring support structures for enforcement or addressing potential sanctions evasion. ...

38. Germany proposes new self-determination law for name and gender change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-proposes-new-self-determination-law-for-name-and-gender-change

The German government on Tuesday, presented a draft self-determination law which, if accepted, will make it easier for people to change their name and gender legally....

39. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

40. Arrest warrants issued after rainbow meeting attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-warrants-issued-after-rainbow-meeting-attack

Police have made a number of arrests following an assault during a rainbow meeting on a college campus in Limassol, with local media suggesting warrants have been issued for both current and former students...

41. Hooded men break up LGBTQ meeting in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooded-men-break-up-lgbtq-meeting-in-limassol

A group of hooded men stormed an LGBTQ event at the Cyprus University of Technology on Wednesday, yelling anti-gay slurs, assaulting participants, and discharging a fire extinguisher towards them, with police saying they were investigating a hate crime...

42. Drakos: 'Radical reforms achieved in the past 20 months'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drakos-radical-reforms-achieved-in-the-past-20-months

Outgoing Minister of Justice and Public Order, Stephie Drakos, presented her work at the Ministry over the past 20 months at a press conference held at the Presidential Palace, noting that during this period a series of sweeping reforms took place at almost all levels and areas of responsibility of the Ministry....

43. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

44. An unlikely love story of two soldiers separated by the buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/an-unlikely-love-story-of-two-soldiers-separated-by-the-buffer-zone

Along with five other films 'Buffer Zone', directed and written by Savvas Stavros will open the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, before Sally Potter's new film with Javier Bardem and Chris Rock....

45. Missing link in Qatargate broached in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-link-in-qatargate-broached-in-cyprus

A lawmaker and transparency advocate in Cyprus is calling on a Cypriot MEP to clarify earlier comments about his Greek colleague Eva Kaili, who remains in custody in connection with a corruption probe in the European parliament...

46. Biden signs same-sex marriage bill into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law

“Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that person you love?” the president asked from the South Lawn. “It’s not more complicated than that.”...

47. Parents furious over woke play for school kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-furious-over-woke-theater-performance-for-kids

A local adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around The World In 80 Days has been revised after parents in Cyprus cried foul over the show broaching homosexuality during a live performance in front of preteens...

48. World Cup Chief Executive: 'Death is a part of life'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-cup-chief-executive-death-is-a-part-of-life

The Qatar World Cup chief executive said 'death is a part of life' in response to the tragic death of yet another migrant worker who has died at a training site....

49. Indonesia: Unmarried couples could face jail time for having sex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-unmarried-couples-could-face-jail-time-for-having-sex

The Indonesian parliament has unanimously approved strict new laws that will criminalize sex outside of marriage....

50. Elections: President touts Averof's role in government's success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-president-touts-averof-s-role-in-government-s-success

The dilemma in view of the February 2023 elections is the continuation of stability or experimentation, President Anastasiades said on Saturday, as the presidential campaign continues....

51. Duma passes law prohibiting LGBT propaganda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/duma-passes-law-prohibiting-lgbt-propaganda

Russian lawmakers on Thursday gave their final approval to a bill that significantly expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting gay rights in the country, another step in a years-long crackdown on the country's embattled LGBTQ community....

52. Walmart store manager kills 6 then turns gun on himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walmart-store-manager-kills-6-then-turns-gun-on-himself

A Walmart employee killed six people and wounded several others before fatally shooting himself at a store in Chesapeake, Virginia, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest episode of gun violence in the United States....

53. No OneLove armbands for England, Wales and EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-onelove-armbands-for-england-wales-and-eu-countries

England, Wales and other European nations will not wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup in Qatar because of the threat of players being booked....

54. British Airways goes gender neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-airways-goes-gender-neutral

British Airways will allow male pilots to wear make-up and carry handbags in an overhaul of the airliner's strict uniform rules....

55. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

56. Cyprus scores monkeypox jabs ahead of schedule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-monkeypox-jabs-ahead-of-schedule

A handful of close contacts in the Republic of Cyprus were cleared for an urgent monkeypox jab on Sunday after vaccines arrived ahead of schedule, but the country providing the vaccines was not named as doctors in the European Union have been turning people away due to a serious shortage...

57. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

58. Transgender women banned from competing in women’s events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-women-banned-from-competing-in-women-s-events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday....

59. Cyprus and the UK sign Memorandum on LGBTI+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-uk-sign-memorandum-on-lgbti-rights

Cyprus’ Minister of Justice and Public Order Stephie Dracos stressed the need for a change in culture regarding the rights of LGBTI+ people, after signing on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding on the Protection and Promotion of the rights of LGBTI+ People in Europe and in the Commonwealth between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Cyprus....

60. Desmond Tutu, South Africa's moral conscience, dies aged 90

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desmond-tutu-south-africa-s-moral-conscience-dies-aged-90

Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning icon, an uncompromising foe of apartheid and a modern-day activist for racial justice and LGBT rights, died Sunday at 90....

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