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Ukraine Gay Rights

Ukraine's Gay Community Marks Huge Milestone

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KIEV, Ukraine -- At least 50 gay rights activists have marched peacefully in the country's first gay rally despite a court ban and attempts to disrupt...

Bad News For Ukraine's LGBT Community

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KIEV, Ukraine -- A Ukrainian court on Thursday banned what would have been Ukraine's first-ever gay pride demonstration, upholding a suit by city auth...

Gay Pride Axed In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* Gay rights event would have been first in ex-Soviet republic * Similar rally cancelled last year after threats to activists ...

Ukraine's Anti-Gay Law Gets Initial Approval

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* If enacted, law is likely to harm relations with EU * Moves comes ahead of a parliamentary election on Oct.28 * Rights...

Ukraine Preps Bill That Could Outlaw 'Abnormal' Gay Lifestyle

AP | By MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KIEV, Ukraine -- If a group of Ukrainian lawmakers succeeds in its mission, TV shows and movies sympathetically portraying homosexuals such as "Brokeb...

Activists: Ukraine's Anti-Gay Sentiment On The Rise

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KIEV, Ukraine — Homophobic sentiment and violence against Ukraine's gay community are on the rise despite increasing efforts to promote toleranc...

We Wonder Why There Are No Openly Gay Players at Euro 2012

Marcus Urban | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marcus Urban

Soccer is a global sport with a global following -- and it's worth a lot of money. The pressure to perform -- and conform -- is huge. The cost of that pressure is simply too high. I know because I paid it.