Homophobia and Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the EU Member States Part II: The Social Situation - Summary

March
2009
In 2007 the European Parliament requested the newly established Fundamental Rights Agency to develop a comprehensive comparative report relating to the existence of homophobia and discrimination based on sexual orientation in all EU Member States. In response the Agency carried out a large-scale legal and social research project during 2007 and 2008. This summary report provides an overview of the results of the social analysis.
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Homophobia and Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the EU Member States Part II: The Social Situation - Summary

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The report examines the social situation of LGBT persons drawing upon material gathered through fieldwork interviews with LGBT NGOs, Equality Bodies and public authorities in all Member States and a questionnaire survey of stakeholders. This new data has been combined with existing academic literature and Eurobarometer surveys.