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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

MEPs welcome historic YES vote Ireland

Yes Equality

Yesterday, the Irish people voted overwhelmingly in favour of equal marriage. The referendum was held following a government proposal to amend the constitution as to allow same-sex marriage. Irish law stipulates that all constitutional changes require a referendum. By its yes … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 2 days ago

MEPs condemn attacks against Kyrgyz LGBTI activists

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Last Sunday, LGBTI activist in Kyrgyzstan were attacked on a celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). A large group of aggressive men threatened and insulted the activists. One of the participants was injured. When taken … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 4 days ago
IDAHOT

EU Institutions mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Almost all major EU institutions marked yesterday’s International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). The European Parliament, the European Commission and the European External Action Service all issued statements on this occasion.

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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on May 18th, 2015
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Fundamental rights intersex people not respected, EU and Council of Europe reports find

Yesterday, the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency launched a focus paper on the fundamental rights situation of intersex* people. The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights also published a research paper on human rights and  intersex people. Both papers share … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on May 13th, 2015
(Potential) accession states in the Western Balkans

European Parliament asks Bosnia-Herzegovina and Albania to step up efforts on LGBTI rights

Last week, the European Parliament adopted its annual progress reports on Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina. MEPs underlined the need to do more to further equality of LGBTI people. In the report on Albania, MEPs welcome “the setting up of a working … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on May 6th, 2015
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EU Court: Permanent exclusion homosexual and bisexual men from blood donation may be justified

Yesterday, the EU Court of Justice (EUCJ) ruled that permanently banning men who have had sex with men (MSM) from blood donation, may be justified, depending on the situation in the country. The case got to the EU Court after … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on April 30th, 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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