LGBT+ rights are getting too big to ignore for Europe’s tiny ...

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LGBT+ rights are getting too big to ignore for Europe’s tiny states

The winds of change that swept through the larger countries are now finding the continent’s hidden corners

Enrique Anarte

When Switzerland became one of the last West European nations to legalise same-sex marriage in 2021, it made waves next door in the tiny Alpine country of Liechtenstein.

Two days after the Swiss vote, lawmakers signalled near-unanimous support for same-sex marriage during a parliamentary session in the principality, one of several European microstates that trail their neighbours on LGBT+ equality laws.

This year, the nation of fewer than 40,000 people is also due to host its first Pride event...

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