In December, the European Union announced an initiative to recognize paternity uniformly in all member states.
Maria von Känel: “Social acceptance grows with these political victories, but we need more changes everywhere”
On 26 September 2021, Switzerland approved marriage for same-sex couples. This political victory will enter into force in July 2022 but, for von Känel and the organisations she leads, there is much more to be done.
Despite the lack of comprehensive registration by states, ILGA-World has registered more than 900 applications of discriminatory laws against LGTBI + people.
European policies are moving forward to defend the rights of LGBTI people while some member states are failing to meet their commitments and criminalise these groups.
The event has been postponed to the summer so it can be done in-person and the motto will be 'We are here, we are queer'.
In addition to the social difficulties for LGBTI visibilities and the economic difficulties for the survival of businesses, the pandemic also put an end to the possibility of meeting physically, and has also done away with the spaces that made this possible.
We have interviewed the director of ‘The Archivettes’, a film that explores the history of the Archives, and through that, the personal and political struggles of the women involved in it.
During her visit to Barcelona, we spoke with Melibea Obono, an Equatorial Guinean writer and one of the most prominent social activists in the Central Africa country.
Amnesty International and the Russian LGBT Network denounce new purge and clear violation of the fundamental human rights of this group by Chechen government.
The election of Jair Bolsonaro as the President of Brazil has been a strong blow to the LGBTI associations. Bolsonaro used a clearly racist, chauvinist and lgbt-phobic discourse throughout the campaign.
The aim is to denounce the serious violation occurring in many countries of the basic rights of LGBTI people, who can seek asylum in Spain.
The Administration Officer from the Fundació Enllaç tells us about the organisation’s task in raising awareness among the population of the situation lived by elderly people or those facing the risk of exclusion in the LGBTI community.