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Mayor, Diplomats Join Gay Pride March in Greece

Sunday Jun 22, 2014
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.

Greek Bishop Condemns Gay Pride, Homosexuality

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 18, 2014
A prominent Greek Orthodox bishop is making headlines this week after saying homosexuality is a "perversion of human existence" and Gay Pride is a "disgrace and a challenge."

Greece is the Word: Olive Oil Struggles Amid the Country’s Failing Economy

Thursday Dec 26, 2013
It was used to groom ancient Olympic athletes and remains a widely used modern staple in Greece’s diet. But olive oil could be the latest victim of the country’s grueling financial crisis.

Greece: Court Win for Gays Over Civil Partnership

Thursday Nov 7, 2013
Gay rights campaigners in Greece have welcomed a decision by a European court condemning the country for failing to include same-sex couples in 2008 legislation that introduced civil partnerships.

Greek Gov’t Aims to Cut Funding for Anti-Gay Golden Dawn Party

Monday Sep 30, 2013
Greece’s government was submitting legislation to Parliament Monday aimed at cutting state funding to the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party, whose leadership was arrested over the weekend on charges of acting as a criminal organization.

Health Officials Warn of Spiraling HIV in Athens

Friday Nov 30, 2012
Health officials warn that the Greek capital is seeing an alarming increase in new HIV infections.

Greek Prosecutor Charges Blasphemy Over Jesus Play

Monday Nov 19, 2012
A Greek prosecutor is pressing blasphemy charges over a troubled Athens performance of an American play that portrays Jesus as gay.

Xlsior to Conquer Mykonos for Fourth Annual Gay Festival

Monday Jul 30, 2012
XLSIOR MYKONOS is the most exclusive international gay leisure festival, launched in September 2009 on the famous island of Mykonos. It will be held this year for its fourth edition from Wednesday 22 August until Sunday 26 August 2012.

Bishop Gene Robinson to Join Concierge Travel’s All-Gay Greek Isles and Turkey Cruise

Saturday Jun 30, 2012
Concierge Travel, the largest gay-owned and operated travel agency and tour operator in Texas, announced that the first openly gay Anglican Bishop, Gene Robinson, will join their first all-gay European cruise.

First Gay Culture Festival on Greek Isle of Skiathos in July 2012

Monday May 14, 2012
The 1st International Gay Culture Festival will be held in 12-15 July 2012 on the cosmopolitan island of Skiathos, Greece.