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Rainbow Europe 2019

The Rainbow Europe 2019 reveals not only a standstill in a significant number of European countries but a visible backslide on laws and policies safeguarding equality and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Statement by Equal Rights Coalition on the situation in Brunei

The undersigned members of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) express profound dismay at the decision of Brunei to fully implement its revised Penal Code. 

New Report Calls on Europe to Counter Sexual Orientation-Based Violence in Schools

Violence at schools based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or sex characteristics occurs everywhere in Europe and is acutely underreported.

Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report

Today, the Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) project team  is launching our publication, “Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report.”

Joint Communiqué of the Equal Rights Coalition Global Conference 2018

We, ministers and representatives of the member countries of the Equal Rights Coalition, have come together in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on August 5-7, 2018, and pledged to work together to build a world where the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all are respected and where no one is left behind, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.

Statement by Equal Rights Coalition on Ending Forced Anal Exams

ERC members urge all governments to end the practice of forced anal exams on individuals based on their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity

Acceptance of LGBT people and rights has increased around the world

New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita. 

GALE publishes first overview of LGBTI education in Europe

Today GALE published the first full overview of how European States implement the right to education for LGBTI (DESPOGI) students.

Eastern Europe's Transgender Community Fights Stigma, 'Unconscionable' Laws

In order to legally change their gender in Eastern Europe, many trans people are subjected to mandatory sterilization and a mental illness diagnosis.