The 14 judges of the Constitutional Court ruled that marriage should be open to same-sex couples and also that different-sex couples should have the option of availing of registered partnerships.
On 7 November 2013, the European Court of Human Rights has found that Austria discriminated against four gay men.
On 1 August 2013, the legislation allowing same-sex second-parent adoption in Austria will enter into force.
A successful 12th annual conference of ILGA-Europe concluded in Vienna on 2 November.
In 2008 our annual conference took place in Vienna on 30 October - 2 November. The theme of this year's conference is " Think globally, act locally.