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Survey: Most LGBT+ Europeans fear holding partner’s hand in public

Survey: Most LGBT+ Europeans fear holding partner’s hand in public

Six in 10 LGBT+ Europeans would not hold a same-sex partner’s hand in public, for fear of harassment or assault, according to a major study published on Thursday. The survey of nearly 140,000 people found progress on tackling anti-LGBT+ discrimination had largely stalled in recent years, and in some areas appears to be sliding backwards.

Tonight: ‘LGBTI Challenges During COVID 19’ on Insta Live – ILGA Europe

Tonight: ‘LGBTI Challenges During COVID 19’ on Insta Live – ILGA Europe

ILGA-Europe will host a discussion on Insta Live tonight, about the difficulties facing LGBTI people during the Coronavirus pandemic, and ask that you join the discussion: “#LGBTI communities have been affected by the #COVID19 pandemic in particularly harsh ways, while the way forward looks unclear”. On Monday, 20th April, at 8pm CET, join ILGA Europe’s […]

Rising populism stokes homophobia across Europe – ILGA

Rising populism stokes homophobia across Europe – ILGA

Homophobic and transphobic rhetoric and other anti-LGBT+ hate crimes are rising across Europe, fuelled by divisive politics and socially conservative groups that also campaign against abortion access, [ILGA-Europe] said on Tuesday. Hate speech by political and religious leaders increased in 17 countries, including in countries such as Portugal, Spain, and Finland, known for being LGBT-friendly. […]

Experts: Rising populism threatens LGBT+ rights in Europe

Experts: Rising populism threatens LGBT+ rights in Europe

Rising populism and nationalism pose the greatest threats to LGBT+ rights in Europe, activists said on Thursday, as they gathered in Prague for a major annual conference. Campaigners attending the annual conference of LGBT+ rights organisation, ILGA-Europe, said they had growing concerns about the rise of right-wing politicians and a dip in public support.

ILGA: Job Vacancy – Comms & Media Officer – Deadline 19 August

ILGA: Job Vacancy – Comms & Media Officer – Deadline 19 August

  ILGA-Europe are looking for a Communications and Media Officer to work with the staff team in Brussels. Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 19 August 2019 (17:00 CET) Please note that only completed application forms are accepted. The Communications and Media Officer will be responsible for ensuring a high profile for the organisation and current issues for LGBTI people with […]

ILGA Europe Vacancy: Communications Director

ILGA Europe Vacancy: Communications Director

Communications Director Open-ended contract Application deadline: 4 February 2019, 12.00 noon CET ILGA-Europe needs a dynamic person with strategic vision to lead their communications work, at a time when Europe is at a cross-roads.

ILGA Europe: Webinar – Campaigning for intersex rights

ILGA Europe: Webinar – Campaigning for intersex rights

Are you campaigning for intersex rights? Are you supporting intersex groups in their campaigning efforts? Discover how to frame your messages about intersex issues. Register now for ILGA-Europe’s interactive webinar: Campaigning and message framing for intersex rights. ILGA-Europe will host an interactive webinar on campaigning and message framing for LGBTI activists and allies working on […]

Swiss Senate votes to improve protection on grounds of sexual orientation but not gender identity

Swiss Senate votes to improve protection on grounds of sexual orientation but not gender identity

On 28 November 2018, the Senate of Switzerland voted to criminalise hate speech and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, but refused to do the same for grounds of gender identity. ILGA-Europe welcomes the extension of protections against hate speech and discrimination based on sexual orientation – this is an important step forward for lesbian, […]

Jobs: ILGA-Europe – Senior Advocacy Officer

Jobs: ILGA-Europe – Senior Advocacy Officer

ILGA-Europe are looking for a Senior Advocacy Officer to work with the staff team in Brussels. Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday, 16 November 2018, 17.00 CET.  The Senior Advocacy Officer will be actively contributing to ILGA-Europe’s advocacy work aimed at bringing legal, political and social change for LGBTI people across Europe, by working […]

22nd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference – Brussels October 2018

22nd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference – Brussels October 2018

The 22nd ILGA-Europe Annual Conference, ‘Politics for Change – From Words into Action’ will take place in Brussels, Belgium 24-27 October 2018. Registration is now open. For the first time, the Annual Conference will take place in Brussels – the capital of Europe and the home of ILGA-Europe. It is organised in close cooperation with three […]