• FNF Greece: A sign of hope for Athens

    Gregory Vallianatos, who presented his campaign yesterday (19 March) , is the first liberal politician running for the office of Mayor of Athens. The 58 year-old journalist and human rights activist wants to break the dominance of the two traditional parties New Democracy and PASOK in the local elections in May 2014.

    The native Athenian, who heads the list of “Athina Diamantopetra”, is also Greece’s first openly gay politician. In November 2013 he enforced before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that the legal title of “registered partnership” in Greece must also be open to same-sex couples. Read more