Freedom and Justice in the EU: Implications of the Hague Programme for LGBT Families and their Children
Today the Latvian parliament adopted a constitutional amendment in the third and final reading to define marriage as a union of a man and a woman to prevent any possibility for same-sex marriage.
In 2004, the European Union adopted a new Directive on Free Movement Rights which has relevance for same-sex families who want to exercise their right to free movement.
Today the Spanish parliament delivered its final approval of the law opening up civil marriage to same-sex partners.
ILGA-Europe welcomes Franco Frattini, Commissioner-Designate for Justice, Freedom and Security, statements on rights for same-sex partners in the EU.