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Terry fights for progressive anti-discrimination policies so that no one in Europe can be discriminated because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Everyone has to be able to be and love whoever they want to.

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Call for applications: Secretary Intergroup on LGBTI Rights

Deadline: 4th December 2017 THE INTERGROUP Founded in 1999, the European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBTI Rights aims to advance the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and i …

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QUEER PEOPLE UNITE – Fighting the societal backlash

Same-sex partnerships in Malta and Estonia - a propaganda law in Lithuania that prohibits to talk openly about LGBTI rights with children. A peaceful pride in Belgrade and in Vilnius - a brutal crackdown of the Pride in Ist …

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Police violently arrests LGBT* activists in Istanbul

During the demonstration on the occasion of the ban of the Istanbul Pride, the police violently assaulted activists. Greens/EFA MEP Terry Reintke, member of the LGBT* Intergroup of the European Parliament participated in the d …

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Letter Concerning the Ban of the Istanbul Pride March 2016

Dear Minister Mr Efkan Ala, Dear Governor Mr Vasip Şahin, We hereby address you in order to express our strong and explicit support for the 24th Istanbul Pride announced to take place on 26th of June. We strongly regret th …

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Stop online homo- and transphobic hate speech

  In a report adopted yesterday, the European Parliament expresses its concern over online homo- and transphobic hate speech, and calls for strong measures to counter online hate speech.The demands are made in a re

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Is Montenegro the good pupil in the Western Balkans?

In April the Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee (SAPC) between the EU and Montenegro met in Budva (and Podgorica) to find the answer to the question: Is Montenegro the good pupil in the West Balkans? The

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