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European Commission joins LGBT+ stars as fears COVID-19 fuels inequality

European Commission joins LGBT+ stars as fears COVID-19 fuels inequality

The European Commission (EC) has joined forces with singer Elton John, tennis legend Billie Jean King and actor Sir Ian McKellen, to call for support for the LGBT+ community, warning that inequalities have been exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis. In an opinion piece published simultaneously in Le Monde and the Guardian, the authors, who also […]

Romania: Landmark EU marriage ruling hailed as big win for gay rights

Romania: Landmark EU marriage ruling hailed as big win for gay rights

A ruling by the European Union’s top court recognising same-sex marriages, even in EU countries where it is banned, is a landmark that reflects new attitudes to gay rights, the lawyer who led the case said on Tuesday. In a case which has highlighted social differences between western Europe and a more conservative east, the […]

‘A Soul for Europe’ Conference 2016

‘A Soul for Europe’ Conference 2016

Since the Brexit vote in Great Britain, it has become clear that politics has failed in overcoming the dismissive attitude many citizens have towards the EU, and its institutions. According to the European Parliament, Europe needs to explore new avenues to convince the citizens of the necessity of a European unification process. They say that […]