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

Plenary summary: violence LGBTI people Iraq, Syria; EU Fundamental Rights mechanism

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During its first February Plenary session, the European Parliament adopted a report calling for an LGBT non-discrimination clause in a future agreement with ACP states; it called on the EU and Member States to step up efforts to counter anti-LGBTI … 
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Posted in: Parliamentary work, Recent news 2 weeks ago
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European Parliament: Include LGBT non-discrimination clause in future agreement with African, Caribbean & Pacific States

Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted a report in which it calls for inclusion of non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in a future agreement with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states. According to the EP, sanctions … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on February 12th, 2015
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Homophobic referendum Slovakia fails over low turnout

Last Saturday, Slovakians were called to vote in a referendum aiming to limit the rights of same-sex couples by enhancing the ban on same-sex marriage, prohibiting same-sex couples to adopt or raise a family, and imposing limits on sexuality education. … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on February 9th, 2015
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Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans

On Wednesday 4 February, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a conference on LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans. Registration is now open. The meeting is part of a conference organised by KU Leuven University (Leuven, Belgium) and Queen … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on January 26th, 2015
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MEPs condemn homophobic hate speech Lithuanian MP

Sunday, Member of the Lithuanian Parliament Algirdas Vaclovas Patackas warned that the head of the Lithuanian Gay League’s (LGL) engaged in “provocation” that might result in “dead bodies”, similar to recent attacks in Paris. The MP made the remarks after … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on January 22nd, 2015

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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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