On Dec 8, 2014, Christine Goodwin passed away after long illness. We express our condolences to Christine Goodwin’s family and close ones.
The Portuguese Parliamentarians outlawed employment discrimination against trans people in a vote on Friday, January 16, 2015. According to ILGA Portugal the law will now be discussed in committee and will need to be signed by the President to come into effect. Congratulations for all activists behind this important success!
Read the announcement by ILGA Portugal.
Dear TGEU Members,
Dear trans community and allies,
The administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm has in a verdict from 19 Dec 2012 found the requirement of sterilization in legal gender recognition as unlawful and violating the European Convention on Human Rights.
Berlin, 09 December 2014
Sonny (Gerritson Noel) Angila from Groningen, Netherlands died this Tuesday, Dec 2, after having been strangled in a fight at home last Sunday (Nov 30). Sonny was originally from Brazil or the Dutch Antiles and was 31 years old when she died, according to TGEU Steering Committee member Vreer Verkerke.
On Tuesday 9 December, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a discussion between MEPs, NGOs and EU Institutions on transgender rights. Registration is now open.
TGEU Press Statement
29 October 2014