The cases were brought by Russian individuals and non-profit organisations (Rainbow House, Movement for Marriage Equality and Sochi Pride House) (Zhadanov and others v.
Although the applicant X had gender reassignment surgeries abroad, the Ministry of Justice in Macedonia rejected his applications to alter the gender marker in the birth register.
Today, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Hungary’s two-month-long detention of an Iranian gay man applying for asylum is a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Taddeucci and McCall v Italy
An investigation by Romanian police into an attack on two Bucharest Pride participants in the aftermath of the 2006 march was ineffective, according to the European Court of Human Rights.
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 16 July 2014, the ECHR delivered its judgment in the case of Hämäläinen v. Finland : Finland did not violate the human rights of a trans woman by requiring that her marriage be downgraded.
On 7 November 2013, the European Court of Human Rights has found that Austria discriminated against four gay men.
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Greece had violated the European Convention on Human Rights by excluding same-sex couples from a “civil union”, restricted in Greece to heterosexual couples.
On 1 August 2013, the legislation allowing same-sex second-parent adoption in Austria will enter into force.