On June 17, the town of Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, Germany held its first Christopher Street Day in celebration of LGBT pride. I interviewed a local who helped organise the event.
Quimper, France hosted the second iteration of its annual pride festival, “Pride of Quimper”, on June 17. The event began at Place Saint-Corentin in the city centre. I interviewed attendee Maïwenn.
Estonia’s parliament voted 55–34 to amend its Family Law Act to allow same-sex marriages from January 1. Estonia would be the first former Soviet country to do so if its president approves the legislation.