E.U. Court Rules Against 'Gay Tests' for Asylum Seekers
December 03 2014 1:38 PM ET

E.U. Court Rules Against 'Gay Tests' for Asylum Seekers

Thom Senzee

E.U. member nations may no longer require sexuality "tests" for asylum seekers claiming that they are LGBT and face persecution at home.

European Court: Country Can Require Trans People to Get Divorced
July 17 2014 1:50 PM ET

Court: Country Can Require Trans People to Divorce

Parker Marie Molloy

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Wednesday that countries which require married trans people to divorce prior to legally updating their gender are not in violation of the European human rights statutes.

Lesbian Member of Parliament Attacked at Vienna Pride
June 17 2014 2:57 PM ET

Lesbian MP Attacked at Vienna Pride

Thom Senzee

Austria's first out member of parliament was attacked with acid while marching in Vienna's Rainbow Parade.

Slovakia Becomes Seventh Anti-Equality EU Nation
June 06 2014 6:53 PM ET

Slovakia Becomes Anti-Equality EU Nation #7

Thom Senzee

Slovakian legislators overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

WATCH: Maltese Celebrate Civil Unions, Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Couples
April 16 2014 4:49 PM ET

WATCH: Malta Celebrates Passage of Civil Unions

Sunnivie Brydum

Members of Parliament in the island nation of Malta approved legislation Monday granting same-sex couples the right to enter into a civil union and adopt children together.

Russia Accuses EU of 'Aggressive Propaganda of Homosexual Love'
January 15 2014 6:39 PM ET

Russia Accuses EU of 'Aggressive Propaganda' of Gay Love

Sunnivie Brydum

The report, from Russia's Foreign Ministry, also calls out 'xenophobia, racism, violent nationalism, and neo-Nazism' in Europe.

European Parliament Member Comes Out as Transgender, Rape Survivor
November 19 2013 6:53 PM ET

European Parliament Member Comes Out as Transgender, Rape Survivor

Trudy Ring

There has been a largely supportive reaction to Nikki Sinclaire's revelations, despite a sensationalistic headline in one U.K. tabloid.

European Court Declares Gays Can Seek Asylum in EU
November 09 2013 7:00 AM ET

European Court Declares Gays Can Seek Asylum in EU

Sunnivie Brydum

The European Court of Justice declared that sexual orientation is a fundamental characteristic for which many people in nations around the world are persecuted, and can now seek asylum in the European Union.

Anti-LGBT Violence Runs Unchecked in Some EU Countries
September 18 2013 12:45 PM ET

Anti-LGBT Violence Runs Unchecked in Some EU Countries

Michelle Garcia

Amnesty International urges the European Union to take on the violent homophobia and discrimination that LGBT people face in some member countries.

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