Tackling discrimination of being Roma and LGBTI

The Agency presented the legal aspects of intersectional and multiple discrimination at a conference on ‘Being Roma and LGBTI: at the crossroads of discrimination’ on 9 June in Strasbourg.

The Council of Europe event brought together representatives of international organisations and NGOs working on multiple discrimination, as well as grassroots activists who have been building bridges between the Roma and LGBTI movements. The Agency confirmed the need for more in-depth research on the situation of LGBTI people belonging to ethnic minorities.