THESSALONIKI (AP): Police say more than 6,000 people have marched through the streets of Greece's second-largest city, Thessaloniki, in its third gay pride parade.
(AP) Greek lawmakers were voting Tuesday on a bill that will allow people to change the gender listed on their identity cards and other official documents at will - a move hailed by the transgender community as a significant step forward, but that carries political risk for the coalition government.
This week read about the first openly gay minister in Greece becoming deputy minister, and the number of official gender changes increasing in Japan.
(WM) The center-right government in Greece named the country’s first openly gay minister in a Cabinet reshuffle Jan. 4.
ATHENS, Greece — Greece’s parliament has overwhelmingly approved legislation legalizing civil partnerships for gay couples, two years after the country was condemned by a European human rights court for discrimination.
Greece's new left-wing government has promised to grant same-sex couples legal status, in response to a 2013 international court decision condemning the country for discrimination.