In the past week, since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the global response has been massive, alongside a great number of organisations working with LGBTI communities in the country, and in countries where refugees are landing. At ILGA-Europe, we’re working to immediately help vulnerable people, but we’re looking towards the long-run too.
We put a lot of thought and work into preparing for our first gathering of D/deaf and disabled LGBTI activists in Brussels, but during the event we learned much more about how to organise better in the future. Here are our main takeaways!
An exciting two-day event with 11 D/deaf and disabled LGBTI activists from nine European countries this month gave everyone involved some crucial take-aways and key priorities for future movement building.
As a high-level conference on LGBTI equality gets underway in Brussels, we find ourselves at a critical crossroads for the European project, says ILGA-Europe's Communications Director Brian Finnegan
A system that doesn’t recognise diverse sexualities, along with biphobia in LGBT communities and beyond creates a unique and distressing situation for bisexual asylum seekers, says Iranian immigrant in the UK, Zeynab Peyghambarzadeh.
It’s the largest first Pride that I have ever seen. Later we hear that we were 3000 participants!
This week, Iranti, Intersex South Africa, and the African Center for Migration and Society in partnership with ILGA-Europe brought a dialogue together with South African government.
As the Polish LGBTI community faces political demonisation and violent attacks, it’s time for our leaders to strategically put people first.
“If we make it ten steps, it will be a successful parade.” These are not the words that most Pride March organisers would ever want to say – but on the night before the 9th Middle Eastern Technical University Pride March, it was one we as the Pride organisers had to remind ourselves.
Do you know when EU citizens started to have the right to free movement across the European Union (EU), i.e. the right to live and work in any Member States they choose?