LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

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ILGA-Europe will host an interactive webinar on message testing for LGBTI activists and allies.

22 June 2018

The video was created to inspire young people around the world to be true to themselves. 

22 June 2018

As a result, same-sex couples and single women in Malta will be able to access IVF treatment domestically for the first time.

21 June 2018

ILGA-Europe and Transgender Europe have been informed that the Serbian Parliament is about to reform the law on Registry Books, with major implications for trans people.

19 June 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced yesterday (18 June 2018) the completion of the ICD-11 and deleted all trans-related categories from the ICD Chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorders.

19 June 2018

ILGA-Europe are launching our latest position paper on the rights of LGBTI sex workers.

15 June 2018

The report highlights that LGBTI people are particularly vulnerable to violence, ill-treatment and discrimination, many facing it every day.

12 June 2018

On 27 June ILGA-Europe will hold the fourth European Equality Gala, the biggest fundraising party for LGBTI movement in Europe and Central Asia.

11 June 2018

The Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment today, saying that the definition of ‘spouse’ in EU law on freedom of movement includes same-sex couples.

5 June 2018

The CJEU judgment confirms that same-sex spouses of EU citizens are included in the definition, after a positive recommendation from the case’s

5 June 2018

We invite LGBTI activists working in Europe and Central Asia to join us in a series of webinars to discuss the findings.

25 May 2018

“We regret to hear that the equality principle has been deleted from the European Commission draft proposal of the CPR and that references to accessibility for persons with disabilities have not be

25 May 2018

There are two distinct legal processes going on, in relation to hate crime and hate speech laws respectively.

18 May 2018

Here is a round-up of events, statements and celebrations to mark International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2018.

17 May 2018

The 2018 Rainbow Europe package, launched by ILGA-Europe today, provides real evidence that progress on LGBTI equality law and policy is slowing down in Europe.

14 May 2018

ILGA-Europe will host a webinar on framing messages for LGBTI equality.

11 May 2018

Update on the veto issued on 9 May by Portguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

10 May 2018

Today, ILGA-Europe are releasing the Funding for LGBTI activism in Europe and Central Asia: priorities and access to resources report. 

30 April 2018

ILGA-Europe, TGEU and OII Europe the president to sign the historic law as adopted by the Portuguese parliament on 13 April. 

27 April 2018

Officially launched at the European Parliament in Brussels on 24 April, the report contains a thorough legal analysis of the anti-LGBTI ‘propaganda’ laws that exist or have been proposed in Europe

25 April 2018

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