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Students in Spain Unite for Proper Sex Ed

It was not widely reported in the UK, but the left wing fortnightly paper The Socialist, formerly known as Militant, says that a school strike and demonstrations, whose demands include an end to classroom sexism and homophobia, linked up young people, veteran campaigners and a whole host of progressive feminist, LGBT and equalities organisations. An estimated one and a half million students emptied secondary schools across the regions of Galicia, Asturias, the Basque Country, Catalonia, Valencia, Andalucia, Madrid, Extremadura, the Canary Islands, and Murcia.

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Belgrade Pride Gains Official Support from PM

The pro-democracy broadcaster Radio Free Europe says that the Prime Minister of Serbia and the Mayor of the Capital City, Belgrade, joined several hundred LGBT activists in a show of solidarity for a Pride March and festival in the Balkan country.

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Feminist Paper Delights Readers

The New European newspaper, which is the main voice of the anti-BREXIT movement in the UK, has received largely good feedback for its pop up “feminist” edition edited by Caroline Crialdo-Perez and featuring contributions from Samira Ahmed, Claudio Rosen and the popular lesbian cartoonist

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One hundred thousand on streets of Hungary

The left wing weekly paper Socialist Worker says that around one hundred thousand people have protested in Budapest against the government of Victor Orban, which is anti-gay and has also been accused of extreme anti-Semitism in its demonisation of European Union advocate George Soros.

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Far Right Eyes Fourth Term in Hungary

The Times newspaper reports that Victor Orban's far right wing government in Hungary is eyeing a fourth term in power at this weekend's elections.  The government has been anti-EU and anti-gay, but this time has been most criticised for its deeply troubling posters, which the Chief Rabbi

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The Independent is amongst those media this weekend to praise the new French independent film "120 BPM", which charts the politics and love at the centre of the Aids Coalition to Unleash P


The international service of Radio Romania, the state broadcaster based in Bucharest interviewed the head of the country's most prestigious film festival this week.


The Guardian reports that Gerry Adams, the President of Irish Republican party Sinn Fein, is to step down after thirty four years.


Eastern European pro-democracy broadcaster RADIO FREE EUROPE reports that the first ever LGBT rights march in the Kosovan capital, Pristina, took place on October 10th.


RTE Radio from Dublin broadcast a lengthy feature during the weekday drivtime show a few days ago on the subject of living well with HIV.

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