Across Europe, the rights of rainbow families are divergent, yet every European country has one thing in common: legal protection for LGBTI parents and their children is stalling. To mark International Day of Families 2021, we look at the situations and challenges for rainbow families across the region.
It’s official – marriage equality is about to become a reality in Germany.
The Romanian Constitutional Court has announced that it will refer questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of a same-sex couple who wish to be recognised as spouses.
Today Estonian parliament approved gender neutral cohabitation law which provides most of rights and protections associated with marriage also to non-married cohabiting couples regardless of the partners’ gender.
In this section you can find out how ILGA-Europe is working works towards full recognition and equality of the diversity of families and family relations.
Today Maltese parliament adopted same-sex civil union law, opening-up for joint adoption for same-sex couples.
Read more about the theme of the Annual Conference 2013 - Family Matters! Reaching out to hearts and minds
NELFA delivered on 24 September, in Helsinki, Finland, a public petition on behalf of NELFA’s 21 national member associations asking for true freedom of movement for LGBT parents and their children in the European Union.
On 1 August 2013, the legislation allowing same-sex second-parent adoption in Austria will enter into force.
In this section we are inviting participants to share their materials in virtual formal, so others can download them - and make the conference more "greener".