(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Alejandra Aguado has started to think twice about what to wear when she goes out in Spain for fear of being attacked for being a transgender woman amid rising violence against LGBT+ people.
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Germany is to relax a ban requiring gay and bisexual men to abstain from sex for a year before donating blood, as the coronavirus crisis ramps up pressure on global supplies.
LONDON/BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pride marches around Europe are swapping mass parties for much smaller gatherings focused on fighting LGBT+ inequality, with one of the world's biggest parades announcing on Monday scaled back plans for this year's event due to COVID-19.
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Catholic Church has lost touch with the "living reality" of LGBT+ people, said one of more than 100 German priests who are defying the Vatican this week by blessing same-sex couples. | Video
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Inga celebrated the birth of her first child with her wife Jenny, the last thing she expected in her bid to be recognised as the baby's second mother was a criminal record check - so she went to court to change the law.
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hate crimes against LGBT+ people increased by 36% in Germany in 2020, highlighting an increase in homophobic attacks and politically motivated violence in the country in recent years, the government and campaigners said on Tuesday.
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Germany has banned unnecessary surgeries on babies who are born intersex, neither clearly male or female, but critics warned on Friday that the new law could easily be sidestepped by doctors and parents.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of Europe's biggest LGBT+ Pride marches are being planned for later this year as mass COVID-19 vaccination drives raise hopes of a post-pandemic return to the streets, organisers said on Friday.
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some 80 people dance to techno music throbbing out of a professional sound system decorated with neon lights in a glade in Berlin's Grunewald forest. No face masks are in sight, and revellers keep as much or as little distance as they like.
BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Austria issued its first intersex birth certificate on Thursday, after a four-year battle, as a growing number of countries offer identity documents with options other than male and female.