ILGA-Europe welcomes judgement from the Court of Justice of the European Union saying that a homophobic statement on an Italian radio show constituted discrimination in employment
In a judgement delivered on 23 April 2020, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) held that statements made by a lawyer during a radio programme, saying he would never recruit a “homosexual” or wish to use the services of such persons, fall within the material scope of EU Directive 2000/78 (‘the anti-discrimination directive’).
Voices of ILGA-Europe: Meet Italian legal eagle, Emiliano Ganzarolli
The Court of Justice of the European Union has just made a landmark decision, saying that a lawyer who declared that he would never hire a “homosexual” person in his law firm was discriminating under an EU employment directive. Meet activist Emiliano Ganzarolli, from the powerhouse group of LGBT lawyers who took the case.
European Court of Human Rights reminds Italy of obligation to protect same-sex couples
In the Orlandi and Others v Italy decision released today, the European Court of Human Rights has condemned Italy for failing to legally protect same-sex couples who married […]
Oliari and Others and Orlandi and Others v Italy
Same-sex marriage/ Civil union