(MULTI) (PDF) – Spotlight on the EU and LGBTI equality | Directorate-General for Communication

Everyone in the European Union has the right to be treated equally. 76 % of Europeans polled in 2019 agreed that gay, lesbian or bisexual people should have the same rights as heterosexual people, up from 71 % in 2015. However, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people can face discrimination in many areas of life, for instance when looking for a job or asking for social
security benefits, at school or when they need healthcare. They may also face hate speech and even violence and can feel unsafe in workplaces, schools and public spaces. Since 1999, the EU has had the power to act in cases of discrimination based on sexual orientation. Since then, it has adopted legislation and has taken measures to extend legal and social protection for LGBTI people. In this brochure you can find out what the EU is doing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

Available in all the official languages of the EU

PSD file, 6 pages

via: Publications Office of the EU

Leave a comment

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.