The Frontline: The World Cup Rainbow Divide
The big story at the beginning of the World Cup 2022 centred on FIFA banning all players on European teams from wearing the ‘One Love’ […]
#BiVisibilityDay 2022: Discrimination and bi people at the intersections
In our analysis of the data from the largest LGBTI survey carried in Europe, we’ve found that bi people, particularly those with intersecting identities, experience discrimination in large numbers.
Sexual orientation is not a reason to terminate a contract with a self-employed worker, says Advocate General of the CJEU
Today, the Advocate General of the CJEU has issued an opinion in the case of J.K. vs the Polish public broadcaster company TP, stating that discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment is not acceptable under EU law.
Polish public broadcaster TP in EU Court for Discrimination Against Self-employed LGBTI Person
Today, the case of J.K. vs the Polish public broadcasting company TP, in which the applicant is seeking compensation for the discontinuation of his freelance […]
LBTI women in sport: violence, discrimination, and lived experiences
In March 2021, a coalition of European networks working on LGBTI rights and including ILGA-Europe, EL*C, TGEU, OII Europe and EGLSF submitted to the Parliamentary […]
With today’s infringements the EU has clarified that member states can no longer act against human rights with impunity
According to ILGA-Europe, the infringement procedures announced by the European Commission today show that the EU has come to a tipping point; after years of […]
ILGA-Europe is alarmed by Hungarian Parliament’s moves to abolish the national Equal Treatment Authority
Today, Tuesday 10th November 2020 the Justice Committee of the Hungarian Parliament tabled a bill that would abolish the Equal Treatment Authority (ETA), Hungary's most important equality body set up in 2005.
Poland is violating the fundamental rights of EU citizens and blatantly disregarding EU treaties and standards
The European Commission and member states are duty bound to hold Poland accountable to EU Treaties, asserts ILGA-Europe, alongside two Polish equality organisations, in a legal complaint citing the violation of fundamental rights of the EU by inciting hatred and discrimination against LGBTI people.
ILGA-Europe and ERA joint statement on the Decision of the Constitutional Court of North Macedonia to repeal the Law on Prevention of and Protection against Discrimination
It is with great disappointment that ILGA-Europe and ERA received the news of the decision of the Constitutional Court of North Macedonia to repeal the Law on Prevention of and Protection against Discrimination on 14th May 2020.
Voices of ILGA-Europe: Meet Italian legal eagle, Emiliano Ganzarolli
The Court of Justice of the European Union has just made a landmark decision, saying that a lawyer who declared that he would never hire a “homosexual” person in his law firm was discriminating under an EU employment directive. Meet activist Emiliano Ganzarolli, from the powerhouse group of LGBT lawyers who took the case.
Joint Statement: Democracy under attack
Fourteen civil society organisations -including ILGA-Europe- have written to the European Union and European governments to respond to the threat to our democracies in Europe. […]
Health4LGBTI: Reducing health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people
Health4LGBTI is an EU funded pilot project aiming at reducing health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people. It has been implemented between March 2016 and March […]
ILGA-Europe’s key demands for ensuring the enjoyment of the right to health and access to health without discrimination
Position on the right to the highest attainable standard of health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people ILGA-Europe advocates for policies and […]
Equality for All
The proposed Directive, if adopted, will extend the protection from discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, disability, age, or sexual orientation to the […]
Association Accept and Others v Romania
Rights to freedom of association, privacy and freedom from discrimination (Application no. 48301/08), November 2013 Find Court’s decision here. (Inadmissibility) This present case arises from the […]
Forced Out: LGBT People in Georgia
This joint ILGA-Europe and COC report is the first of its kind to be published about same-sex relationships and LGBT people in Georgia. It explores identities, […]