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Matthias Schrader, APAustria's Daniela Iraschko-Stolz soars through the air during a women's ski jumping training session at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Gay Olympic ski jumper says protests aren’t worth it because ‘no one cares’

Sunday, February 9, 2014
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — An openly gay women's ski jumper says protests against Russia's law banning homosexual "propaganda" aimed at minors aren't worth it because "no one cares." [ Read more → ]

European court rules Austria’s adoption law discriminated against lesbian couple

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled against Austria's decision to deny a lesbian woman the right to adopt her longtime partner's son. [ Read more → ]

Austria parliament approves civil unions, reinforces ban on gay adoption

Friday, December 11, 2009
VIENNA -- Austria's parliament approved legalizing civil unions in the country Thursday, an move considered a historic victory for gay rights in the central European country. Out of 174 lawmakers present, 110 voted in favor and 64 voted against, Associated Press reports. The law is... [ Read more → ]

Austria to allow civil partnerships for gay couples

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Austria's government agreed a new law Tuesday allowing civil partnerships for homosexual couples, although ceremonies at the civil registry's office will still be banned, AFP reports. The compromise, achieved after weeks of wrangling between the ruling Social Democrats and their conservative coalition partner in government,... [ Read more → ]
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