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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
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Upcoming event: Families without borders – freedom of movement for LGBTI families

On the occasion of International Family Equality Day, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights and NELFA organise a seminar on 5 May, from 10.30-13.00 on freedom of movement for LGBTI families. Free movement is a cornerstone of the EU, and everyone … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on April 23rd, 2015
Parada Screening

Upcoming event: Screening “Parada” at Balkan Trafik! Festival Brussels

On Saturday 25 April at 5.30 PM, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a screening of the film Parada at the Balkan Trafik! Festival in the Center for Fine Arts in Brussels (BOZAR). The screening will be followed by a discussion and … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on April 15th, 2015
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Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans

On Wednesday 4 February, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a conference on LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans. Registration is now open. The meeting is part of a conference organised by KU Leuven University (Leuven, Belgium) and Queen … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on January 26th, 2015
Transgender rights at work poster

Upcoming event: Transgender – Rights at work

On Tuesday 9 December, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a discussion between MEPs, NGOs and EU Institutions on transgender rights. Registration is now open. Throughout the EU, discrimination against transgender people is widespread. Over half of the transgender … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on December 1st, 2014
Poster Moving Forward

Upcoming event: Moving Forward! LGBTI Rights in the 8th Legislature

On Wednesday 15 October, the LGBTI Intergroup-designate will host a discussion between MEPs, NGOs and EU Institutions about LGBTI Rights in this legislature. Between 2009 and 2014, the European Parliament and other institutions worked hard to advance and consolidate LGBTI … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Recent news on September 24th, 2014
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