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Vice President European Commission demands mutual recognition same-sex marriages

Frans Timmermans

In an interview with Politico, published on Monday, Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans, indicated he is committed to make sure all EU Member States recognise same-sex marriages conducted abroad. He stressed that “[e]ven if you don’t want … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 5 days ago
Turkey

MEPs condemn ban and police violence at Istanbul Pride

In a last-minute move, the governor of Istanbul banned Sunday’s Pride Parade, using the month of Ramadan as a justification. In previous years, Prides were also held during Ramadan, without obstruction by the state and tens of thousands people participating. … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on June 30th, 2015
IGM 8.6 - First Malta then the world

Upcoming event: First Malta, then the world – building respect for trans and intersex rights

The rights of trans and intersex people continue to be violated throughout the European Union. In most European countries, trans people still have to be declared mentally ill and undergo forced irreversible surgery in order to be able to legally … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on June 17th, 2015
Turkey

European Parliament calls on Turkey to improve situation LGBTI people

In the last of its annual progress reports on accession countries, the European Parliament evaluated the situation in Turkey, including the situation of LGBTI people. The resolution also takes stock of last Sunday’s parliamentary elections, which are welcomed by the … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on June 11th, 2015
European Parliament

Despite opposition, European Parliament votes for LGBTI rights in EU Gender equality strategy

In a landmark vote, the European Parliament has demanded to include LGBTI rights in a future EU gender equality strategy. The current strategy for equality between women and men runs out at the end of this year. The report voted … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on June 10th, 2015

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