European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

Conference notes 2014 Miguel Vale de Almeida

Some notes from the ILGA-Europe Conference, Riga, Latvia, October 2014
By Miguel Vale de Almeida, Conference host

From the Vatican-led ‘anti-gender theory’ movement to Putin’s Russia anti- ‘propaganda’ laws, the militant homophobia of evangelical fundamentalist movements or Uganda’s criminalization of homosexuality, we seem to be witnessing homophobia in particular and LGBTI-phobia in general as the focus of  conservative and reactionary forces worldwide....