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La policía ucraniano arresta a las activistas del movimiento Femen durante una protesta contra la homofobia delante del Parlamento en Kiev (Ucrania). REUTERS/Gleb Garanich 


The European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights


MEPs welcome Ukraine’s new LGBT anti-discrimination clause

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 07:51 AM PST

Today, the Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada), voted to include provisions in the Labour Code which outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity at the workplace. Other grounds, such as race, ethnicity, ability, social or foreign origin, … 
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New EU accession reports: LGBTI rights in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Posted: 12 Nov 2015 06:03 AM PST

Tuesday, the European Commission’s published its annual progress reports on accession states’ progress towards EU Membership. The reports include important and extensive information on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in those 7 countries. The European … 
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Upcoming event: LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans & Turkey – Why laws are not enough

Posted: 11 Nov 2015 09:15 AM PST

On Tuesday 17 February, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a conference on LGBTI Rights in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The meeting will see the launch of the LGBTI Equal Rights Association, a new LGBTI organisation covering all … 
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