Latest FRA report examines hate crime from different perspective

Every day, people across Europe continue to be the targets of assaults because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. In 2013, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency’s own study revealed that an average of 59% of the LGBT people surveyed in the EU who had been attacked in the previous 12 months felt they had

On 10th December, 2015 the National LGBT* rights organization LGL addressed the members of the Lithuanian Parliament regarding the effective implementation of the human rights standards for transgender individuals. In its formal address on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day LGL seeks to draw the attention of the lawmakers that the absence of

Sofia Pride 2015 will take place on June 27

The organizing committee of Pride in Sofia, Bulgaria, today announced that the equality march, which is the central part of the events calendar of Pride celebration, will take place on June 27, 2015. Sofia Pride is the largest annual human rights event in Bulgaria and the most important visibility raising initiative of the LGBTI community.

The EU needs a more targeted support services for victims

Well-resourced, well-aimed victim support is vital in ensuring victims of crime have real access to justice for their plight and that their rights are respected. In the first comprehensive assessment of victim support services in the European Union, the EU Agency for Fundamental rights (FRA) noted that, despite positive developments, many Member States face considerable