I am a politician, feminist, crossword puzzle lover and a real “Ruhrpott” child. My political commitment stems from my passion: since 2014, I have been a Member of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament. I campaign for the rights of LGBTI people and against the exploitation of European workers. I am committed to women’s rights and to strengthening Europe’s regions.


Achievements we took for granted are subject to right-wing attacks these days. Opponents of democracy are trying to turn back time. Using my political work, I stand firmly against the backlash and I’ll keep fighting for a progressive and fair Europe!

 Terry Reintke  



Real emancipatory policies all over Europe are long overdue. As a Member of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality, Terry works, among other things, towards more women on boards in politics and the economy as well as gender equality in the fields of the labour market and health services.

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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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Europe is not a finalised project that we should adore from the outside. Europe is not a collection of endless contracts and commemoration days. We are Europe. We have to help forming this Europe with curiosity, passion and expertise.

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Progressive social policies strengthen the social solidarity in Europe. Consequently, as a member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Terry fights for good labour conditions and strong rights for employees, health and security at the workplace as well as social protection and social security for everyone in Europe.

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The regional policy of the European Union is an enormous investment machine: One third of the total budget of the EU flows into these funds. This money has to be used in a reasonable, sustainable and social way – in the Ruhr Area, in North Rhine-Westphalia and all over Europe!

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Actual News

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#westayhome: LGBTI Movie Recommendations 

We asked you on Instgram and Twitter for your favourite LGBTI movies. Here is your list with your enchanting movie recommendations (and the links to IMDb.com with trailers). Have fun browsing and watching. We will continue to update this list.

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    European Parliament takes a stance against LGBTI conversion therapies for the first time

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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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    Open letter by Molly Scott Cato and Terry Reintke

    Facing rapid political demise, UKIP have set their sights on Germany. They are clearly hoping that by inviting a representative of the far-right AfD Party to their conference, they can not only resurrect but deepen their bra …

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    • Women

    Declaration for safe and legal abortion!

    PRESSEMITTEILUNG - Brüssel, 28.09.2017   ALL of US call on all decision makers to speak out for access to safe and legal abortion   28th September has been a regional campaign for the dec …

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    Publication: Countering Antigypsyism in Europe

    Although EU institutions and Member States have taken a range of measures to promote the social inclusion of disadvantaged Roma in Europe, there has been no substantial improvement in the situation over the last decade. Many R …

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