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Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans

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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 4 days ago
Mr Patackas

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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FYR Macedonia votes to ban same-sex marriage and create constitutional obstacle future civil unions

Yesterday, the Parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) voted to constitutionally define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Furthermore, it created a constitutional hurdle to possible future legislation on same-sex civil unions. The … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on January 21st, 2015
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European Parliament urges Kyrgyzstan to drop anti-LGBTI bill

In a resolution adopted today, the European Parliament calls on Kyrgyzstan to reject a bill which would censor information on LGBTI issues. The draft law would punish the dissemination of information “aimed at forming positive attitudes toward non-traditional sexual relations.” … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on January 15th, 2015
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EU report reveals alarming reality trans people

Tuesday, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) presented the largest comparative study on the experiences of trans people in all 28 EU Member States. The FRA calls the results “alarming”, but highlights that legal frameworks and good policies have a positive … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on December 11th, 2014

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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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