“When we are connected, our voices are louder and more heard.”
“If we dismantle the gender binary, we will make life a lot easier for everybody.”
“There is so much strength found in solidarity, now more than ever.”
“Hope is my keyword for the year.”
From committing to end intersex genial mutilation to improving freedom of movement for rainbow families, find out in our blog why this new EU strategy is great news for LGBTI kids.
At this moment, the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan has a historic opportunity to decriminalise same-sex relations between men and provide better protection for LGBT people. In today’s blog, Oliver, an LGBT activist from Uzbekistan , shares his story with us, and what changing the Criminal Code would mean for him.
The EU is now an LGBTIQ Freedom Zone, as declared by the European Parliament. This is great news, but real action must be taken to make this a lived reality for LGBTI people across the EU.
Guest blogger, Richard Roaf, director of VideoRev and an expert in helping activists develop low-budget viral campaign videos, shares his best tips for LGBTI activists filming home-made campaign videos and the learnings from the ‘Skills Boost’ workshop he conducted for ILGA-Europe.
In 2020 a Europe-wide survey found an alarming rise in crime and harassment against LGBTI people, with almost 60% reporting incidents over the past five years. At the same time the European Commission has adopted a strategy on victims rights across member states, but how will it impact the growing number of anti-LGBTI crimes?
The ILGA-Europe Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation for LGBTI People in Europe and Central Asia contains a stark message that progress which has been taken for granted is not only increasingly fragile, but particularly vulnerable to exploitation by anti-human rights forces. Read on for our 10 key findings.