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Work priority 1 - Freedom of movement for LGBTI people Work priority 2 - Monitoring the European Commission Work priority 3 - Combatting discrimination in the EU Work priority 4 - Securing transgender and intersex rights Work priority 5 - Monitoring human rights in the work of the EU

Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in Turkey

IGM 8.13 - Poster

On Tuesday 31 May 2016 from 14:00 – 15:00, the Intergroup on LGBTI Rights will host a roundtable on LGBTI Rights in Turkey. At this round table, we will address the key developments and challenges affecting LGBTI people in Turkey … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news 14 hours ago
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European Parliament concerned about LGBTI situation Gambia

In a resolution adopted last week, the European Parliament has called on Gambia to repeal its laws criminalising LGBTI people, and urged the government to guarantee the right to freedom of expression and the right to non-discrimination. The calls were … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on May 20th, 2016
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Parliament speaks out for equal parental leave rights same-sex couples with children

Last week, the parliament spoke out in favour of equal parental leave rights for same-sex couples with children. In its report evaluating the implementation of the EU law (Directive 2010/18/EU) on parental leave, the Parliament emphasised that “adequate, individual, compensated … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on May 18th, 2016
General view of MEPs in Plenary Chamber

Parliament speaks out for mutual recognition domestic adoptions

In a resolution addressing cross-border conflicts around adoption adopted yesterday, the Parliament has spoken out in favour of mutual recognition of domestic adoption decisions between Member States. Domestic adoption refers to the placement of a child for adoption by their … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on April 29th, 2016
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European Parliament speaks out against online homo- and transphobic hate speech

In a report adopted yesterday, the European Parliament expresses its concern over online homo- and transphobic hate speech, and calls for strong measures to counter online hate speech. The demands are made in the report on Gender equality and empowering … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on April 29th, 2016

About us

We gather over 100 Members of the European Parliament from all political groups and countries to advance issues connected to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in the European Union and beyond.
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