News from within the borders of Sweden and the fight for LGBT equality there. Sweden is often recognized as the world's most friendly country to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. It was the first to remove same-sex attraction from its list of illnesses and legalized marriage equality in 2009. Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union and also boasts one of the highest per capita incomes. It's capital, Stockholm, is the country's largest city and also a popular LGBT tourist destination.
WATCH: Swedes Sing Russian National Anthem to Show LGBT Support
January 31 2014 5:18 PM ET

WATCH: Swedes Sing Russian Anthem For LGBT Support

Jase Peeples

2,000 people gathered in Stockholm's Olympic Stadium to show their support of LGBT people in Russia by singing the Russian National Anthem surrounded by rainbow flags.

Obama Stands With LGBT Russians at Press Conference
September 04 2013 6:00 PM ET

Obama Stands With LGBT Russians at Press Conference

Nicholas Cimarusti

At a press conference in Sweden, President Obama affirms solidarity with Russian LGBT people.