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Conchita Wurst

Upcoming event: Eurovision contest winner Conchita Wurst performs at the European Parliament

On Wednesday 8 October, Austrian Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst will give a concert on the Esplanade, the open space in front of the European Parliament in Brussels. Her victory at the Eurovision Song Contest and her plead for … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on September 12th, 2014
10 years of LGBT rights

Summary: 2009-2019, 10 years of LGBT rights: Successes, Failures, Challenges

On 5 March, the LGBT Intergroup held a seminar “10 years of LGBT rights: Successes, failures, challenges.” Under the chairing of Ulrike Lunacek, Co-President of the LGBT Intergroup, civil society representatives, MEPs and the EEAS discussed both concrete achievements of the last five years, and issues to be tackled after the 2014 elections.

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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on March 14th, 2014
10 years of LGBT rights

Upcoming event: 2009-2019: 10 years of LGBT rights – Successes, Failures, Challenges

On Wednesday 5 March, the LGBT Intergroup will host a discussion between MEPs, NGOs and EU institutions about the EU’s recent achievements and upcoming challenges in advancing LGBT rights. Registration is now open.

Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on February 24th, 2014
Bullying event

Summary: Finding solutions to homophobic and transphobic bullying

On 28 January, the Intergroup on LGBT rights hosted a seminar on the topic of homophobic and transphobic bullying. Co-organised by the Youth Intergroup and the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO), the seminar saw the launch of a research report on the impact of homophobic and transphobic bullying on education and employment.

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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on February 7th, 2014
Bullying event

Upcoming Intergroup event: Finding solutions to homophobic and transphobic bullying

On Tuesday 28 January, the LGBT Intergroup will host an event on homophobic and transphobic bullying together with the Youth Intergoup and the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO). Online registration is now open.

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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on January 20th, 2014
Muhsin Hendricks

Summary: Sexual orientation, gender identity and religion: A new dialogue

On 13 November, the Intergroup on LGBT rights hosted a discussion on the topic of sexual orientation, gender identity and religion. The event discussed progressive approached by some religious leaders towards LGBT persons. The dominant discourse nowadays tends to present … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on November 22nd, 2013
Luiz LOURES, Tonio BORG, Michael CASHMAN

Summary: Achieving the right to health of LGBTI people

On 6 November, the LGBT Intergroup co-hosted a high-level hearing on the challenges and obstacles lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people face in the field of health and healthcare, with a particular focus on HIV/AIDS. Stigma and discrimination … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on November 15th, 2013
Sexual orientation, gender identity and religion

Upcoming Intergroup event: Sexual orientation, gender identity and religion: A new dialogue

On Wednesday 13 November, the LGBT Intergroup will host a seminar on religion, sexual orientation and gender identity. Registration is now open. In today’s society, the dominant discourse presents the rights of religious believers on the one hand, and the rights of … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on November 5th, 2013
Responding to homophobic and transphobic hate speech event

Summary: Responding to homophobic and transphobic hate speech

Together with ARTICLE 19 and ILGA-Europe, the LGBT Intergroup organised a seminar Responding to homophobic and transphobic hate speech. Under the chairing of Vice-President of the LGBT Intergroup Sophie in ‘t Veld, several experts and policy-makers took the floor.

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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on October 24th, 2013
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Upcoming Intergroup event: Achieving the right to health of LGBTI people

On Wednesday 6 November, the LGBT Intergroup will host a hearing on the challenges and obstacles LGBTI people face in accessing necessary health care. The event is co-organized by ILGA-Europe, UNAIDS and the Working Group on Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, and Development in the European Parliament, and aims to create a better understanding of adequate policy responses to guarantee the right to health of LGBTI people.

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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on October 23rd, 2013