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

Media Centre

Welcome to ILGA-Europe’s online media centre.

If you are a journalist interested in covering an LGBTI story with a European slant, then you have come to the right place


Find the latest Media Releases here

Based in Brussels, the staff of ILGA-Europe can provide you with the bigger European picture. Our experienced team come from a variety of countries and are very well-placed to give you a sense of the wider trends developing across the continent. 

Contact ILGA-Europe’s media team about your latest article now:

Emma Cassidy, Communications and Media Officer, +32 02 609 54 16

Here is just a selection of the topics that ILGA-Europe can talk about:

  • Anti-discrimination measures (from the day-day impact to our Equality for All message and long-running campaign for an EU Horizontal Directive)
  • Marriage equality (where it is and is not available in Europe and why)
  • What rights trans people have in each country and what barriers they still have to face
  • Education (why it’s so important to support LGBTI students of all ages)
  • Hate crime and hate speech
  • How LGBTI asylum seekers are treated when they cross Europe’s borders
  • Diversity in the LGBTI movement, ensuring LBTI women and intersex activist can claim their space

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  • ILGA-Europe gather the latest developments in LGBTI law and politics to create our monthly newsletter, Rainbow Digest, a valuable tool for all media professionals.


‘The Sochi Winter Olympics: who are the real winners?’ Thomson Reuters Foundation, February 2014
‘Why We Need To Vote In The European Elections: Not bothered about the European elections? Think again. Politicians who would threaten LGBT rights in the EU have mobilised, says Evelyne Paradis.’The Outmost, May 2014
Where is the best place for LGTBI rights in Europe (clue: it's definitely not Russia)?The Independent, May 2014
‘Why Balkan Countries are Wrong About Gay Marriage: Authorities in the region should realise that defining marriage in the constitution as a union between a man and a woman is not only pointless, but actually harmful.’Balkan Insight, July 2014