Social exclusion and structural discrimination against people of queer gender and sexual identity put especially adolescents in identity building processes under pressure to adapt and conform.
Belgium is the first European country to appoint a trans minister, an important step for this collective in a difficult moment for the violation of their rights, especially during the months of the pandemic.
Amnistia Internacional Catalunya emphasizes that denying the right to marry based on sex alone violates several human rights.
The European Parliament adopted in December a resolution to fight against discrimination and hate speech in the EU, a step forward to guarantee the rights of these people.
This is the goal of the European project “Look Wide”, a research project to include a gender-based and sexually-diverse perspective in dealing with macho and gender-based violence.
We talk to the partner of Marielle Franco, a sociologist, feminist, human rights activist and a person committed to the Afro and LGBTI movements in Brazil, who was murdered on 14th March 2018.
One of the goals of this meeting, which is set to take place from 12 to 14 April 2019, is to establish an international network of women and organizations.
Gloria Careaga, a prominent personality within the LGBTI movement in Mexico, talks to us about the progress and challenges the group faces in this North American country.
Although last June transsexualism stopped being considered a mental disease, the levels of transphobia around the world are alarming and worrying.
ILGA will be holding a new world conference in March 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital.
He is currently the president of NELFA (Network of European LGBTIQ* Families Associations) and is part of the APGL (Association des Parents et futurs parents Gays et Lesbiens) in France.
There are many different organisations around the world standing for human rights and fighting to recognise the LGBTI community.