Norwegian celebrities clearly states: Witch Hunt and harassment of minorities do not belong in the Olympics. - A clear expectation from the Norwegian people, sports politicians and Norwegian authorities to the Sochi, says initiator National Association for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LLH).
Yesterday, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia's 'anti-propaganda' legislation is in breach with human rights.
Omar has been dreaming of escaping discrimination in his homeland for a long time. Now he says that he is shocked by how he was treated by other refugees on the journey towards Europe.
In a key report on gender equality adopted Tuesday, the European Parliament has demanded to strengthen action on the rights of LGBTI people.
The European Commission's annual reports on accession countries were published yesterday, and include important and extensive information on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in those 8 countries.
In a television interview on June 2, Bulgaria’s Volya party leader Vesselin Mareshki sought to defend his call for lawmakers to declare “homosexual conflicts of interest”.
At the Council of the Heads of the Christian Orthodox Church held in Istanbul last week, Cyprus' Archbishop Chrysostomos urged all Orthodox Churches to "condemn homosexuality."
Today the European Parliament voted its annual report on fundamental rights in the European Union. The report includes an extensive overview of the situation for LGBT people, and recommendations to reach European equality standards laid down in the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
Changing laws and changing lives are not always the same thing: Rainbow Europe 2016 examines the situation of LGBTI people in Europe.
A set of conclusions on LGBTI equality adopted by European social affairs ministers yesterday (16 June 2016) have been received with very mixed emotions by ILGA-Europe.