ILGA-Europe publications and resources on LGBTI families

Find publications and resources produced by ILGA-Europe related to LGBTI families here.

NGOs call the EU Member States and the European Commission to safeguard family life of migrants and refugees

On the 15 May 2012 - the International Day of Families - NGOs sent a joint statement to the EU Member States and the European Commission with a message to safeguard family life of migrants and refugees.

19/05/2011

Video - Legal Jungle: same-sex families trapped between EU countries

This 10-minutes video “Legal jungle: same-sex families trapped between EU countries” highlights the key problems and discrimination same-sex families and their children experience due to the lack of mutual recognition of civil status of their families.

ILGA-Europe's contribution to the Green Paper - April 2011

Less bureaucracy for citizens: Promoting free movement of public documents and recognition of the effects of civil documents

Read ILGA-Europe's general recommendations and download the full text of the contribution to the European Commission's Green Paper.

ILGA-Europe's contribution to the Stakeholder consultation on possible EU measures in the area of paternity leave - February 2011

Read about ILGA-Europe's key recommendations and download the full text of the contribution.

Presentation of the current state of mutual recognition of LGBTI families in the EU

On the 21 October 2010, Silvan Agius ILGA-Europe Policy Director, gave a presentation for the European Parliament Intergroup of LGBT Rights on mutual recognition of LGBTI families in the European Union. Find the presentation here, and learn more about mutual recognition of LGBTI families.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Families and the Free Movement Directive: Implementation Guidelines (January 2009)

These guidelines provide an introduction to the Directive on the right to free movement, an explanation of those provisions relevant to LGBT families, an overview of the transposition process, and an analysis of the impact of the Directive when applied to LGBT families. They are designed to assist organisations in monitoring national law in order to ensure that LGBT families enjoy the fullest protection in accordance with the Directive.

The Guidelines were originally written for ILGA-Europe by Mark Bell and published by in October 2005, this edition of the Guidelines was edited and updated by Matteo Bonini Baraldi.

The Rights of Children Raised in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender Families: A European Perspective (December 2008)

This report documents the existing framework of legal protection of the rights of children in LGBT families at European level, analyses the many gaps in their protection, and makes recommendations for addressing these.

02/03/2012

Green Paper on the right to family reunification of third-country nationals living in the European Union, February 2012

Read ILGA-Europe's general recommendations and download the full text of the contribution to the European Commission's Green Paper.

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