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Upcoming roundtable: Protection LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees in the reform of the CEAS

On Tuesday 7 March 2017 from 14:00 – 16:00, the Intergroup on LGBTI Rights will host a roundtable on the rights of LGBTI Asylum seekers in the reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS). At this round table, we will … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on March 1st, 2017
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MEPs condemn crackdown on Istanbul Pride

Despite successful pride marches for at least 13 years until 2014, Sunday’s (26 June) Pride in Istanbul was met with police violence and detentions. The Co- and Vice-presidents of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBTI Rights have written to the … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on June 29th, 2016
IGM 8.13 - Poster

Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in Turkey

On Tuesday 31 May 2016 from 14:00 – 15:00, the Intergroup on LGBTI Rights will host a roundtable on LGBTI Rights in Turkey. At this round table, we will address the key developments and challenges affecting LGBTI people in Turkey … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on May 25th, 2016
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Upcoming event – Professionally Speaking: challenges to achieving equality for LGBTI people

On Wednesday 16 March, the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency will launch their latest report on public authorities’ role in achieving equality for LGBTI people. On this occasion, the Intergroup is hosting a roundtable to discuss the report with FRA Director … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on March 9th, 2016
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MEPs call on Tunisia to decriminalise homosexuality and enforce post-revolution Constitution

A cross-party group of MEPs has called on the Tunisian Government to decriminalise homosexuality and respect minority rights. The European Parliament’s intergroup on LGBTI Rights were told by activist Yamina Thabet that gay Tunisian men and women continue to be … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Press releases, Recent news on February 17th, 2016
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Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in Tunisia

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 on February 9th, 2016
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Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans & Turkey – Why laws are not enough

On Tuesday 17 November, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a conference on LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The meeting will see the launch of the LGBTI Equal Rights Association, a new LGBTI organisation covering all … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on November 11th, 2015
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Open letter to Lithuanian Parliament: Reject bill targeting LGBTI people

The Parliament of Lithuania will vote tomorrow on a bill that seeks to introduce fines for any public denigration of “constitutional family values.” According to the proposal, actions as carrying out public speeches, demonstrating goods, posters, slogans and audio-visual materials, … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on November 11th, 2015
IGM 8.7 - Human Rights of Intersex People

Upcoming event: Human rights of intersex people

Please note that this event will be held in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The rights of intersex* people continue to be violated throughout the European Union. In at least 21 Member States, intersex infants are still subject to unnecessary … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on August 28th, 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