Tag Archive | Eastern Europe

LGBT+ discrimination damages Eastern Europe’s economic growth

LGBT+ discrimination damages Eastern Europe’s economic growth

Discrimination against LGBT people costs Eastern European countries almost 2% a year in economic growth, a coalition of dozens of global companies, promoting LGBT+ inclusion, said on Tuesday. Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine are losing billions of dollars each year, due to the lack of equal workplace rights for LGBT+ people, and factors such as […]

Baltic Pride: Peaceful, But Not Without Protests

Baltic Pride: Peaceful, But Not Without Protests

Hundreds of LGBT activists and other members of the community took to the streets of Vilnius for Baltic Pride, the second ever pride parade that the Lithuanian capital has seen, despite attempts by anti-gay protesters. 28 protestors were detained by police for disrupting the peace during the Baltic Pride parade, which many LGBT campaigners feared […]