Minister of Social Affairs and Equality and the National Queer Organization of Iceland have signed an agreement to strengthen services to LGBTQ individuals.
Around 50 young people attend weekly group meetings at Samtökin ’78, the National Queer Organization.
Iceland has fallen behind its neighbouring countries when it comes to queer rights, according to ILGA-Europe.
Samtökin 78, the National Queer Association in Iceland, has rejected a request from deCODE genetics for cooperation on a genetic study on sexual orientation.
Prime Minister of Fiji Voreqe (Frank) Bainimarama has simple advice to offer those in his country who fight for the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Icelandic pop singer Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson will ‘sail’ on a Viking ship “for the Icelandic settlement queens” in this year’s Reykjavík Pride parade, which will take place on August 8. Páll Óskar also stated that there will be no “tits and asses” in this year’s parade.