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Belgium will have a new law governing the legal gender recognition process.

24 May 2017

Here is a round-up of events, statements and celebrations that took place to mark IDAHOT 2017.

19 May 2017

The resolution condemns the widespread human rights violations in Chechnya. 

18 May 2017

Rainbow Europe 2017 is now live - go to to find out more! 

15 May 2017

The fund was created to support LGBTI communities and their allies in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine. This is the last call in 2017 and it will close on Wednesday 19 April 2017. 

30 March 2017

ILGA-Europe are launching a new re-granting programme ‘Organising for change: Communities rising’ to support LGBTI community organising work in the European region. Deadline for applications is 24 April 2017 at 18 CET

27 March 2017

On 24 March 2017, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) issued a report entirely dedicated to the situation of LGBTI asylum seekers.

27 March 2017

On the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, ILGA-Europe are joining forces with over 200 civil society partners.

25 March 2017

We know that racism and ethnic discrimination exists, inside and outside the LGBTI communities.

21 March 2017

The first report, from Rapporteur Kozłowska-Rajewicz, is a positive development as it recognises that Member States should adopt legislation that protects trans people against discrimination when a

14 March 2017

The European Coalition to end violence against women and girls calls on the EU decision-makers to mark International Women’s Day with concrete actions.


7 March 2017

ILGA-Europe today call for greater leadership on LGBTI equality from EU institutions and member states at the “High-level Ministerial Conference on LGBTIQ Equality Mainstreaming”.

23 February 2017

Today, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, issued a Comment on registered partnerships. ILGA-Europe applaud the Commissioner for raising his voice to support the rights of same-sex couples.

21 February 2017

MEPs voted to adopt a report containing recommendations relevant to the mental health of LGBTI people.

14 February 2017

Mental health is everyone’s concern. It is central to all our lives and impacts our well-being, our work, our societies, our families and our economies.

13 February 2017

It has been a month since our ILGA-Europe family was saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend, Christine Loudes.

31 January 2017

ILGA-Europe has endorsed Trans*parent‘s open letter to the Editor-in-Chief of the National Geographic Magazine.

31 January 2017

In late December, the French government launched an ambitious action plan to fight hate against LGBT people.

31 January 2017

Today is a day to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust perpetrated by the Nazi regime against Jews, Roma, Sinti, people with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people.

27 January 2017

On Monday 16 January, unknown perpetrators threw a firecracker with "no fags allowed" written on it during a presentation of the Queer UW scientific circle at the University of Warsaw.

26 January 2017