6 Ways Forward for LGBTI Organisations to be Inclusive of People With Disabilities
BeLonG To, the leading Irish organisation for LGBT young people is on the vanguard of working on the instersection of LGBTI and disability. Here we share their journey so far, and some great tips for for LGBTI organisations who want to be inclusive of people with disabilities in their work.
5 profound lessons we learned from working with disabled LGBTI activists and organisations
Making our work more inclusive is at the core of ILGA-Europe’s purpose. This is especially true in the case of disabled LGBTI people, who continue to be marginalised in our movement. In this blog, we share some of our learnings from working alongside disabled LGBTI activists. If you are part of a queer rights organisation, this may be particularly useful for you!
#IDPD2021: Meet these powerful activists in the intersection of LGBTI and disabilities!
Dina, Ingrid and Louise are three LGBTI activists with disabilities based in different parts of Europe. They’re fighting for disabled LGBTI people to have a seat in LGBTI movements, and for equal rights in society. This International Day of Persons With Disabilities, they tell us about their aims and activism, and how can everyone be an ally under their motto: Nothing about us without us!
Voices of ILGA-Europe: This inspirational LGBTI activist says being bisexual is a challenge
Adopted from Sri Lanka to a family in the Netherlands when she was just ten days old, Cherine Mathot survived childhood cancer which left her with a disability, and she came out as bisexual at the age of 15. In advance of International Women’s Day this coming Sunday (March 8), Cherine tells us how her experiences have informed her work for the LGBTI organisation COC Nederlands.
Funding opportunity to support D/deaf and disabled LGBTI activism in Europe and Central Asia
ILGA-Europe is inviting organisations and groups from Europe and Central Asia to apply for this new funding opportunity to support D/deaf and disabled LGBTI activism*. The last day to submit your application (deadline) is Monday 10 February 2020.
call for contributions: lgbti and autism submission to council of europ
ILGA-Europe and Autism Europe are looking for inputs on the specific needs and struggles of LGBTI people on the autism spectrum and their families in […]