The report highlights that LGBTI people are particularly vulnerable to violence, ill-treatment and discrimination, many facing it every day.
ILGA-Europe, TGEU and OII Europe the president to sign the historic law as adopted by the Portuguese parliament on 13 April.
The Portuguese parliament has adopted a ground-breaking law which protects the right to self-determination and bodily integrity of trans and intersex people.
By Hida Viloria, author and activist
Today is Valentine’s Day, devoted to the celebration of romance and sexual pleasure, but the first thing that comes to mind when I think about it in an intersex context is how much our ability to experience these things has been compromised by prejudiced practices. It helps to realise that we are not alone: humans in power have attempted to limit others’ pleasure for centuries.
German policymakers now have two options and must legislate before the end of 2018.
Today, the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution on the human rights of intersex people.
This afternoon (14 July 2016), the House of the Peoples adopted amendments to the Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination.
On 16 June, the European Parliament Committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs (LIBE) hold a hearing on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU in 2015. Dan Christian Ghattas, Co-chair of OII-Europe, was invited to take the floor, as part of the NGOs panel.
Everyone at ILGA-Europe wants next year to be even better. We all want to break the silence. We all want the positive talk to turn into positive action. Make 26 October #AllAboutTheI
At its 66th general assembly, held in Moscow, the World Medical Association, an international organisation representing doctors, adopted new guidelines aimed at increasing the knowledge and sensitivity of doctors towards trans people.