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Ukraine: Gay Pride Rally Banned

A Ukrainian court on Thursday banned what would have been Ukraine’s first gay pride demonstration, upholding a suit by city authorities in Kiev who argued that the rally would disturb the annual Kiev Day celebrations and could prompt violence. The highly influential Orthodox Church strongly opposes the gay rights movement. Amnesty International said in a recent report that gay Ukrainians suffer attacks and abuses as well as widespread discrimination. Read more here.