The LGBT+ community, feminists and other social groups in Ukraine are constantly facing attacks by conservative and ultra-right groups, attacks on educational events and intimidation of community activists and people.
Throughout 2020, LGBTI activists have been harassed, intimidated and threatened by well-known far right groups in Ukraine, while police and local authorities turn a blind eye. Here is activist Anna Sharyhina’s alarming story, and how you can lend her and other LGBTI Ukrainian activists your support.
On the 30th of August, Odesa Pride tried to hold a peaceful gathering on one of the central streets of Odesa, Ukraine.
ILGA-Europe have received reports of attacks targeting the 2017 Equality Festival in Zaporizhia.
ILGA-Europe have been a constant supporter of the International Forum-Festival LGBT-Kyiv Pride since its first edition in 2012.
On 6 April, a referendum will be held in The Netherlands on the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement. A No vote has the potential to negatively affect the lives of LGBTI people in Ukraine.
ILGA-Europe call on city authorities and law enforcement officials in Lviv to offer their full and unconditional support to the Equality Festival.
On 17 and 18 February, ILGA-Europe organised a study visit for 4 LGBTI activists from Ukraine.
Sexual orientation and gender identity have been included as protected grounds in the anti-discrimination section of Ukraine’s Labour Code.
On Thursday (5 November 2015), only 117 members of the 450-seat parliament supported a proposal to amend the labour code.