On 14 August, the United Kingdom granted refugee status to a prominent Nigerian LGBT activist, Aderonke Apata. The win ended a 13-year battle over her right to stay in the UK.
From ILGA-Europe’s perspective, the message that must be taken from the UK referendum result is the need for more solidarity, not less.
Here are 5 key facts on the EU and LGBT equality.
ILGA-Europe was disappointed to learn of this evening’s (Monday, 27 April 2015) vote by the Northern Ireland Assembly to reject marriage equality for the fourth time in recent years.
In its judgment in Eweida and Others v. United Kingdom, issued on 15 January, the European Court of Human Rights affirmed that the right to act in accordance with one’s religion may be limited in order to protect others from discrimination based on sexual orientation.