Six reasons why Spain should be proud of its LGBT record

Six reasons why Spain should be proud of its LGBT record

With Madrid's pride celebrations in full swing, The Local takes a look at Spain's record with equal rights for members of the LGBT community.

Everything you need to know about Madrid Pride 2019

Everything you need to know about Madrid Pride 2019

Madrid probes Catholic Church over ‘gay cure’ therapy

Madrid probes Catholic Church over ‘gay cure’ therapy

Madrid to open first public retirement home for gay people

Madrid to open first public retirement home for gay people

The ultimate guide to Madrid Pride 2018

The ultimate guide to Madrid Pride 2018

Swedish vicar to make history with first gay church marriage in Spain

Swedish vicar to make history with first gay church marriage in Spain

Three Brits arrested over homophobic taunts on flight to Gran Canaria

Three Brits arrested over homophobic taunts on flight to Gran Canaria

Party and security: Madrid dances to WorldPride rhythm

Party and security: Madrid dances to WorldPride rhythm

Muslim and gay: Activists urge freedom at WorldPride in Madrid

Muslim and gay: Activists urge freedom at WorldPride in Madrid

WorldPride: Madrid’s Prado museum celebrates LGTB art through the ages

WorldPride: Madrid’s Prado museum celebrates LGTB art through the ages

WorldPride celebrations kick off in Madrid

WorldPride celebrations kick off in Madrid

Madrid metro drivers call strike during WorldPride

Madrid metro drivers call strike during WorldPride

From prison to WorldPride: 40 years of gay activism in Spain

From prison to WorldPride: 40 years of gay activism in Spain

Homophobia permeates football world in Spain: rights groups

Homophobia permeates football world in Spain: rights groups

Madrid gets ‘gay friendly’ traffic lights for Pride

Madrid gets ‘gay friendly’ traffic lights for Pride

Spain slips in European gay rights ranking

Spain slips in European gay rights ranking

Police seize anti-trans campaign bus declaring ‘boys have penises’

Police seize anti-trans campaign bus declaring ‘boys have penises’

Spain seeks new ways to lure high-spending gay tourists

Spain seeks new ways to lure high-spending gay tourists

Gay football referee under police protection after threats

Gay football referee under police protection after threats

Madrid LGBT group takes action over ‘gay cure therapy’

Madrid LGBT group takes action over ‘gay cure therapy’

What’s on in Spain: July 2016

What’s on in Spain: July 2016

The ultimate guide to Madrid Gay Pride 2016

The ultimate guide to Madrid Gay Pride 2016

Archbishop faces lawsuit over ‘hate speech’ against gays

Archbishop faces lawsuit over ‘hate speech’ against gays

‘I’m the only referee who has come out of the closet’

‘I’m the only referee who has come out of the closet’

Sacked priest accuses Vatican of making life ‘hell’ for homosexuals

Sacked priest accuses Vatican of making life ‘hell’ for homosexuals

Spanish lesbians take legal action after fertility treatment is denied

Spanish lesbians take legal action after fertility treatment is denied

Spain comes out as most popular gay tourist destination in Europe

Spain comes out as most popular gay tourist destination in Europe

Spanish national police celebrates its first gay wedding on the force

Spanish national police celebrates its first gay wedding on the force

The best gay wedding destinations in Spain

The best gay wedding destinations in Spain

Spain ranks in top ten for gay rights in Europe

Spain ranks in top ten for gay rights in Europe

Five reasons why Spain is a great place to be gay

Five reasons why Spain is a great place to be gay

Madrid Metro fires head of security for gay gaffe

Madrid Metro fires head of security for gay gaffe

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Transsexual Spaniard meets Pope in Vatican

Gay ‘kiss-in’ protest staged at Burger King

Gay ‘kiss-in’ protest staged at Burger King

LGBT group slams ‘homophobic’ ad inquiry

LGBT group slams ‘homophobic’ ad inquiry

Catalonia passes divisive anti-homophobia law

Catalonia passes divisive anti-homophobia law

Gays to blame for Spain’s trillion euro debt: senator

Gays to blame for Spain’s trillion euro debt: senator

School religion teacher fired for being gay

School religion teacher fired for being gay

Barcelona to bag €100m from global gay ‘fiesta’

Barcelona to bag €100m from global gay ‘fiesta’

Spain’s gays biggest target of hate crimes

Spain’s gays biggest target of hate crimes

Madrid couple defy Italy’s gay marriage ban

Madrid couple defy Italy’s gay marriage ban

‘How to stop kids being gay’ books shock Spain

‘How to stop kids being gay’ books shock Spain

Spanish mayor feels heat over anti-gay tirade

Spanish mayor feels heat over anti-gay tirade

Spain rated world’s most gay-friendly country

Spain rated world’s most gay-friendly country

Spain to open first gay old people’s home

Spain to open first gay old people’s home

Boss jailed for spying on gay workers’ emails

Boss jailed for spying on gay workers’ emails

‘Priest oral sex video not a hoax’: Police

‘Priest oral sex video not a hoax’: Police

‘My doctor told me being gay was unnatural’

‘My doctor told me being gay was unnatural’

Madrid rejects Russia’s ‘homophobic’ law

Madrid rejects Russia’s ‘homophobic’ law

Spain’s lesbians locked out of fertility treatments

Spain’s lesbians locked out of fertility treatments

Spain’s lesbians and singles face IVF hurdle

Spain’s lesbians and singles face IVF hurdle

Madrid set to cash in on gay pride event

Madrid set to cash in on gay pride event

Spain tops world gay-friendly rankings

Spain tops world gay-friendly rankings

Gibraltar gives green light to gay adoptions

Gibraltar gives green light to gay adoptions

Spain wins gay-friendly travel accolade

Spain wins gay-friendly travel accolade

Cameroonian lesbian granted asylum in Spain

Cameroonian lesbian granted asylum in Spain