Our priorities
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 Tunisia

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On Wednesday 17 February, from 13:30 – 15:00 h, the Intergroup on LGBTI Rights will host a roundtable on LGBTI Rights in Tunisia. Two years ago Tunisia adopted a new constitution, which has been hailed as one of the Arab … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news 3 days ago

European Parliament gravely concerned over situation LGBTI people in Crimea

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Last Thursday, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the human rights situation in Crimea and the severe restrictions on the freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly. The resolution starts out by strongly condemning “the unprecedented levels of human … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 3 days ago
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European Parliament calls on Kosovo and Serbia to step up efforts on LGBTI rights

Today, the European Parliament adopted two of its annual progress reports for candidate and potential candidate EU countries. MEPs have assessed the rights of LGBTI¬†people in Serbia and Kosovo, and recommended the countries to improve the situation. Discrimination, hate speech … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on February 4th, 2016
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Parliament urges Member States to speak out for LGBTI Rights at UN Human Rights Council

In a resolution adopted today, the European Parliament has expressed its concern regarding “discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation and gender identity.” The adopted text is a recommendation from … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on January 21st, 2016

Slovenians vote against marriage equality

Yesterday, Slovenians voted in a referendum against an amendment which would have given same-sex couples the right to get married. Although 63.5 percent voted “No”, turnout was low at 36 percent. In March 2015, the Slovene Parliament agreed to redefine … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on December 21st, 2015
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European Parliament calls for coherence EU’s internal & external human rights policy

Last week, the European Parliament voted its annual report on human rights in the world. The report takes account of the situation of human rights, including of LGBTI people, and makes recommendations accordingly. The report starts off by stating that … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on December 21st, 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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