Martial Law in Ukraine: What could it mean for the LGBTI-community?

Today, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will ask the Parliament to introduce the martial law. His demand came after the attack on 3 Ukrainian military ships in the Kerch Strait by the Russian army.  Clearly, the LGBTI-movement has not been very visible in countries where the martial law was/is in force. During the martial law in … Continue reading Martial Law in Ukraine: What could it mean for the LGBTI-community?

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6000 people marched for LGBT+ Equality in Ukraine’s capital Kiev

On Sunday Kiev’s city center was the host of the annual Pride Parade. This year’s edition gathered a record-high number of participants. Before the event, 56 people were arrested after a clash between nationalists and law enforcement.  About 6000 people gathered in the streets of Kiev to march for LGBT+ equality. Amongst them was activist Ulyana … Continue reading 6000 people marched for LGBT+ Equality in Ukraine’s capital Kiev