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

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ILGA-Europe used the day to put the spotlight on the B in our shared acronym. We want to challenge some of the myths around bisexual people, and we want to give visibility to bisexual people in our communities and the specific issues they might face.

23 September 2016

ILGA-Europe, together with 176 other civil society organisations, are asking European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to pause for a moment in advance of the 2016 State of the Union.

13 September 2016

A message from civil society ahead of the EU27 Summit in Bratislava on 16 September 2016.

12 September 2016

Given the holidays season and high interest in our conference we have decided to postpone the registration deadline until Sunday 11 September.

31 August 2016

Commissioner Jourova’s ongoing support and the backing of the entire Commission will be key as we work to ensure these equality gains made in the European Union, and beyond, are protected as well as further advanced

5 August 2016

The Civil Partnership Act will become operational in February 2017

22 July 2016

ILGA-Europe, who had submitted their views as part of a third party intervention along with other civil society organisations, are disappointed by today’s decision.

20 July 2016

This afternoon (14 July 2016), the House of the Peoples adopted amendments to the Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination.

14 July 2016

During the Oslo Pride activists from various European countries came together to talk about EEA and Norway Grants.

8 July 2016

Today, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Hungary’s two-month-long detention of an Iranian gay man applying for asylum is a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.

5 July 2016

The United Nations has adopted a resolution to appoint the first Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

1 July 2016

On 16 June, the European Parliament Committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs (LIBE) hold a hearing on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU in 2015. Dan Christian Ghattas, Co-chair of OII-Europe, was invited to take the floor, as part of the NGOs panel.

30 June 2016

March cancelled, activists and politicians dispersed and arrested.

27 June 2016

From ILGA-Europe’s perspective, the message that must be taken from the UK referendum result is the need for more solidarity, not less.

24 June 2016

Joint statement from Amnesty International, ILGA-Europe and Transgender Europe

21 June 2016

This is the first time that the Council of the European Union has approved LGBTI-specific conclusions that refer to equality within the European Union. 

17 June 2016

LGBTI activists in Turkey have denounced attempts to limit their right to peacefully assemble.

8 June 2016

Here are 5 key facts on the EU and LGBT equality. 

8 June 2016