British Army Officials Confront Homophobia in New Stonewall Campaign

Senior British Army officers are featured in a new Stonewall campaign tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. Stonewall today launched its first major public awareness campaign in a decade, encouraging people to ‘Come Out For LGBT’ and show their support. The campaign comes as the charity published research showing that hate crime against gay, lesbian

Airbnb Launches Inspirational Marriage Equality Campaign

Airbnb has launched an inspiring campaign for marriage equality in Australia. The multi-billion-pound company is asking Australians to wear a black ring until same-sex marriage is legal in the country – but there’s a catch. The ring is incomplete, symbolising the gap in equality legislation which needs to be filled by legalising same-sex marriage. Airbnb

Silver Rainbow – Let older LGBTI people shine

On 1 October 2015, we will celebrate the 25th annual UN International Day of Older Persons.   Leading up to 1 October, ILGA-Europe will be running ‘Silver Rainbow’ – a social media campaign to highlight life experiences of older LGBTI people. What is Silver Rainbow? The campaign aims to raise awareness of the specific needs

International Women’s Day: We can do it – Together!

International Women’s Day will be celebrated on the 8th of March. Also called International Working Women’s Day, it is a holiday celebrated worldwide, honoring working women and women’s struggles internationally. The celebration was for first time conceived to remember two all women strikes which took place in the United States, one that happened on the

LGL wants to Change It! What about you?

Today, August 13, 2014, LGL’s Change It (KEISK) campaign officially takes its first steps.  Our posters are already in place in the cities of Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda and our social video is accessible online. The Eurobarometer survey on perceptions of discrimination in the EU, among other worrisome facts about the situation of LGBT people

Image of M. Schulz used to promote homophobia in Lithuania

As the Lithuanian presidential elections and the European Parliament elections are approaching, ex-president of Lithuania Rolandas Paksas, who was impeached and removed on corruption charges in 2004, has started a misleading pre-election campaign. Not to mention the fact that R.Paksas’ electioneer address him as a President, trying to re-establish his political prestige and to veil

ILGA-Europe launches its 2014 election campaign

ILGA-Europe launches its 2014 election campaign “Come out for LGBTI equality, for human rights, for Europe, to vote”. On 14th of January at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, ILGA-Europe launched its campaign on the European elections which are taking place on 22-25 May 2014. The campaign will be launched by Euro parliamentarians and candidates for