How LGBTI rights are being used for political manipulation in Europe, and why that’s something everyone should be worried about
Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic has issued a powerful comment, clarifying that LGBTI people are being used as a political pawns by ultra-conservative leaders in more and more European countries, and that in turn the human rights and freedom of everyone are being undermined. Here’s what she had to say.
The Frontline: Elif Shafak and the Power of Our Stories
The author of 18 books of fiction and non-fiction, including The Bastard of Istanbul,Honour, and Three Daughters of Eve, Elif has come under fire from the Turkish authorities […]
Responding to anti-LGBTI forces: ILGA-Europe’s call for project proposals
We have launched a re-granting programme to strengthen the capacities of LGBTI organisations in Europe to achieve change in the current landscape of rising anti-LGBTI forces.
The Frontline: LGBTI communities in Europe: Pushed to the brink
Reporting from country after country provides a glaring clarification that progress which has been taken for granted is not only increasingly fragile, but particularly vulnerable […]
The Frontline: Countering the Rise of State LGBT-phobia in Poland
We talk to Polish activist Slava Melnyk from KPH (Campaign Against Homophobia) about how the situation has come to a head in the aftermath of […]
The Frontline: Bulgaria and the Spread of European Anti-LGBTI Populism
“Attitudes towards LGBTI people are changing and changing fast,” says activist, Lilly Dragoeva from the Sofia-based Billitis Foundation, in this episode of The Frontline, which […]
5 things you can do to respond to the anti-gender discourse
Over the past few years in Europe and some other parts of the world, we have seen the rise of the ‘anti-gender’ movement, with opposition to LGBTI rights centralised around so-called “gender ideology”.
Responding to the anti-gender movement
In the last few years ILGA-Europe worked on various fronts to better understand the anti-gender movement and its impact on public discourse and the lives […]