Muslim parents have threatened to gather signatures for a petition against a Berlin preschool, after discovering that one of its male teachers is gay. Many of the parents have removed their children from the nursery.
Today, the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution on the human rights of intersex people. This is the first intersex-specific resolution of its kind from a European intergovernmental institution.
Progress on LGBTI equality still exists in Europe, but not with the speed or spread that is required to achieve real equality. European leaders need to be courageous or risk having progressive gains rolled back, warns ILGA-Europe.
Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted three of its annual reports for candidate and potential candidate EU countries. In those reports MEPs have assessed the rights of LGBTI people in Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo, and recommended the countries to improve the situation.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) asylum seekers in Spain’s North African enclave, Ceuta, are exposed to harassment and abuse, Human Rights Watch said today.
While the United States has continued to debate so-called "bathroom bills" targeting transgender people, Berlin’s justice minister is hoping to open up government building bathrooms to all.
Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted a new comprehensive report on fundamental rights in the EU. The report assesses how fundamental rights are implemented in the EU, and what must still be done to reach standards laid down in the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
Very recently, Germany’s Cabinet approved a bill that will expunge the convictions of tens of thousands of German men for “homosexual acts” under that country’s anti-gay law known as “Paragraph 175”.
А Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activist and another person have been missing since January 31, 2017, in the separatist-controlled area of the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, and are feared to be victims of enforced disappearances, Human Rights Watch said today.
Iceland is more accepting of LGBTQ people than any other OECD country, a news study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has found.