LGBT survey results presented in European Parliament’s LIBE Committee

The FRA presented its EU LGBT survey results to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on Thursday 30 May 2013.

Seminar on promoting diversity at the workplace

On 23 May, the EU agency, Eurofound, held a seminar on diversity at the workplace in Dublin.

Meeting with Council of Europe’s equality and non-discrimination committee

The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has set up a Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination. It is responsible for equality, discrimination (on any grounds), all forms of racism, xenophobia and the situation of minorities.

FRA Director holds speech at the launch of the EU LGBT Survey report

“A too great number of LGBT people across Europe are being barred from being themselves. Their ability to enjoy their basic human right of living with dignity, to enjoy life and express themselves freely without discrimination, is being denied.”

Fear, isolation and discrimination common in Europe’s LGBT community

The EU’s largest LGBT hate crime and discrimination online survey ever conducted shows that many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people cannot be themselves in their daily lives. Many hide their identity and live in isolation or even fear. Others experience discrimination, and even violence, when being themselves.

FRA Director was Rapporteur to ''Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity" conference

FRA Director Morten Kjaerum was the European rapporteur in the UN conference ''Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity" in Oslo on 15 April.