Dear Commission President von der Leyen,
Poland has reached a dangerous boiling point in its state-driven discrimination against LGBTI people. The first episode of ILGA-Europe’s podcast, The Frontline, goes behind the scenes to talk about a way forward for LGBTI activism in the country. Here’s what it’s all about…
On Monday 14 September, ILGA-Europe together with Polish LGBT rights organisations KPH (Campaign Against Homophobia) and Fundacja Równości (The Equality Foundation) submitted a legal compla
After nearly 2 years of mounting pressure, things came to a boiling point yesterday, August 7, in Warsaw. A spontaneous protest related to the “preventative detention” of an LGBTI activist, Margot Szutowicz, resulted in 48 arrests and extensive police brutality last night. More protests, and more arrests, are expected today as the repression of LGBTI people goes unabated.
ILGA-Europe is working in close cooperation with LGBTI organisations in Poland, assessing together on an on-going basis how civil society organiations, European and national policy-makers and other
A resolution adopted by the European Parliament today makes a strong call across the European Union.
Two days after a joyful Equality March in the Polish city of Gorzów Wielkopolski, organiser and activist Monika Drubkowska came to work only to find she suddenly had no job anymore.
As we start a week of hearings of the Commissioners-designate, ILGA-Europe is urging all incoming Commissioners and President Ursula von der Leyen to support the introduction and implementation of comprehensive and robust LGBTI equality strategy.
As the Polish LGBTI community faces political demonisation and violent attacks, it’s time for our leaders to strategically put people first.
Majority of EU member states clearly speak out that the EU needs to stand firm regarding the protection of the rights of LGBTI people.