Neo-Nazi march against LGBTQ+ community in Madrid raises alarm over growing homophobia

Regional prosecutors have launched an investigation into potential hate crimes while politicians have criticized premier Isabel Díaz Ayuso for downplaying the problem A neo-Nazi march in Madrid has created concern over the rise of homophobia in Spain. Around 200 people gathered on Saturday in the gay-friendly neighborhood of Chueca, known as the center of Spain’s annual PrideContinue reading “Neo-Nazi march against LGBTQ+ community in Madrid raises alarm over growing homophobia”

Hundreds protest against rise in homophobic attacks in Madrid

Hundreds of people gathered in central Madrid on Saturday to call for better protection for LGBT rights after a series of homophobic attacks that have shocked Spain in recent months. People waved rainbow flags and carried banners reading: “justice”, “touch one of us, touch us all”, “we are being killed”. “We are here to protestContinue reading “Hundreds protest against rise in homophobic attacks in Madrid”

Riot police ruthlessly beat crowds protesting killing of young Spanish gay man in shocking video

Riot police in Madrid, Spain, responded with brutality and batons to the thousands protesting the killing of Samuel Luiz, a gay man whose death has sparked a national outcry. Crowds clapped, cheered, chanted and waved Pride flags up high as they packed Puerta del Sol in the city centre on Monday (5 July). They were allContinue reading “Riot police ruthlessly beat crowds protesting killing of young Spanish gay man in shocking video”

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