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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

You are watching the website of the Intergroup on LGBT Rights of the 7th Legislature (2009-2014). MEPs are currently in the process of re-establishing the LGBT Intergroup for the 8th legislature (2014-2019). The secretariat is continuing its work and maintaining the website.

Juncker I Commission – Strong promise of a European Union respectful of LGBTI rights

Commission approved

Today, the European Parliament by majority gave its consent to the Juncker I Commission. Over the last weeks, the Parliament has conducted hearings with the candidate Commissioners, in which their stance on LGBTI rights was a recurring topic. Future Commission … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 3 days ago
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Juncker I Commission – Jourová commits to LGBTI Action Plan; Navracsics rejected over fundamental rights

Between 29 September and 7 October 2014 the European Parliament is conducting interviews with the candidate Commissioners. On Wednesday 1 October, the Parliament heard candidate Commissioner for Justice, Consumers & Gender Equality, Věra Jourová (Czech Republic) and candidate Commissioner for Education, … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on October 7th, 2014
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Juncker I Commission – Strong performance Mimica, Andriukaitis, but doubts remain

Between 29 September and 7 October 2014 the European Parliament is conducting interviews with the candidate Commissioners. During the first two days of these hearings, candidate Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica (Croatia) and candidate Commissioner for Health … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on October 2nd, 2014
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UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution supporting LGBT rights

Last Friday, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution affirming LGBT rights are human rights. In the resolution, which is a follow up to the 2011 resolution on the same topic, the UNHRC expresses concerns about violence … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on October 1st, 2014
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LGBTI Intergroup MEP heading to Belgrade Pride

After three bans in a row since 2011, a Pride March is scheduled to take place in Belgrade this Sunday. From the European Parliament, Terry Reintke MEP will march along for equality and human rights. After an attack on a … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on September 26th, 2014

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We gather over 175 Members of the European Parliament from all political groups and countries to advance issues connected to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the European Union and beyond.
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