Americas / Europe

Europe ruling may boost LGBTI equality in Caribbean

Jamaican attorney and activist Maurice Tomlinson says yesterday’s court ruling by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, could lead to positive change in the Caribbean. European Court brings relationship equality to the Caribbean British Overseas Territories? On July 21, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled against Italy’s ban on civil unions … Continue reading


Europe asks Russia, What about heterosexual propaganda?

“What about ‘propaganda of heterosexuality?’ ” asks a commission of European legal experts in their newly adopted opinion about legislation to ban so-called “propaganda of homosexuality,” which has been variously passed or is under consideration in Russia, Ukraine and Moldova. Nigel Warner, adviser from ILGA-Europe to the Council of Europe, reports here about  how the European … Continue reading