In the past months, LGBTI people have been criminally persecuted for their activism in different parts of Europe and Central Asia. In today’s blog, we bring you three astonishing cases of brave LGBTI activists who could face prison time because they peacefully stood up for human rights.
Throughout 2020, LGBTI activists have been harassed, intimidated and threatened by well-known far right groups in Ukraine, while police and local authorities turn a blind eye. Here is activist Anna Sharyhina’s alarming story, and how you can lend her and other LGBTI Ukrainian activists your support.
If adopted, a package of amendments to the Russian Family Code will significantly reduce the rights of LGBTI people in the country. The proposed amendments include the elimination and reversal of current gender recognition, and an additional ban on same-sex marriage and adoption. In the face of such seemingly insurmountable odds, what does it mean to be an LGBTI activist in Russia? We meet seven strong Russian LGBTI activists who will #nevergiveup the fight for freedom and equality for all.
How can you become an intersex ally? There are some easy things that you can do that really help.
Nine members of the LGBTQ community in Armenia were attacked late last night (Friday 3 August 2018).
Daina Rudusa, ILGA-Europe Advocacy and Programmes Officer
Throughout the Pride season ILGA-Europe will bring you a series of blogs, showing the diversity of Prides throughout Europe.
The successes, and challenges, the threats, and opportunities- we want to share your story!
Björn van Roozendaal, ILGA-Europe Programmes Director
We wanted to tell the story of activists and what their needs are. Our new fuding report is the first step...
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