The Romanian Constitutional Court has announced that it will refer questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of a same-sex couple who wish to be recognised as spouses.
ILGA-Europe, who had submitted their views as part of a third party intervention along with other civil society organisations, are disappointed by today’s decision.
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
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.
Our member organisation Háttér Society have released a detailed press statement on the judgment
This is a ground-breaking judgment not just for Italy, but for all of Europe.
ILGA-Europe commend the dedication and resilience of our member organisation Identoba and the wider LGBTI movement in Georgia.
This morning (Wednesday, 29 April 2015), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the imposition by EU member states of blood donation bans for men who have sex with men (MSM) may be justified, depending on the situation in each individual member state.