While the order could potentially improve access to legal gender recognition for trans persons, prospects of its implementation raise a number of concerns. In particular:
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The Swiss electorate has voted against a popular initiative that would have effectively prevented same-sex couples from marrying.
This is the first time that Italian parliamentarians have supported the legal recognition of same-sex couples.
In 2015, ILGA-Europe started its new programme Creating Opportunities, designed to support organisations that face threats to LGBTI rights in their countries, or significant opportunities to affirm or strengthen them.
ILGA-Europe are looking for two experienced community organisers and facilitators from the LGBTI movement that will support our 2016 work on community organising.
Blocking same-sex couples from obtaining residence permits for family reunification purposes purely because of their sexual orientation is discriminatory – that is the message of equality coming from Strasbourg.
On 17 and 18 February, ILGA-Europe organised a study visit for 4 LGBTI activists from Ukraine.
The signatories of this open letter are extremely concerned that the Prague Public Health Authority has initiated a police investigation into the sex lives of 30 men living with HIV.
Yesterday, ILGA-Europe and other human rights NGOs sat down with Frans Timmermans. On the agenda? The European Commission’s role and plan for the ongoing refugee situation and integration of migrants.
On 28 February, the Swiss will vote on a popular initiative (Swiss form of referendum) on tax for couples.
Sunday is Valentine’s day, and we want You to Come Out for Love. Together, we want to tell the world that love wins. Always.
Our member organisation Háttér Society have released a detailed press statement on the judgment
On Thursday 28 January, the Italian Senate will discuss a bill on civil unions for same-sex and different-sex couples and second parent adoption for same-sex couples.
Yesterday, the members of the European Parliament adopted a report on promoting EU fundamental values through intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and education.
LGBTI activists in Slovakia and ILGA-Europe are particularly concerned since the Slovak government went in great lengths in preparation for such step and in 2015 invited representatives of the Coun
ILGA-Europe send their congratulations to all the LGBTI organisations and politicians who have contributed to this historic result.
The amendment to the Marriage and Family Relations Act will not now come into force.
On 6 December, Armenia held a referendum on a wide package of constitutional reforms. The adopted constitutional amendments also include a re-definition of marriage to be a union between a man and a woman.
From a Register Office to the European Court of Human Rights – five Polish lesbian and gay couples open a new chapter in the fight for civil partnerships.
In September this year, ILGA-Europe and PIRC (Public Interest Research Centre) started a new project, Reframing LGBTI Equality in Europe.