On 4-5 November 2013 government representatives and trans civil society from 10 countries came together in Berlin upon invitation of TGEU - Transgender Europe and ILGA-Europe to discuss at a Roundtable on Legal Gender Recognition ways forward for better legislation.
2nd Intersex Forum Participants (2012)
Transgender Europe Comment
On Dec 10th 2010 the proposal for a Gender Identity Act was tabled in the Maltese Parliament.
27 Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe have condemned the on-going violence and discrimination against transgender persons in Turkey on Oct 2 2013. Referring to TGEU research data on killed trans people in the country the parliamentarians demand from the Turkish government concerted action to end these human rights violations.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe addressed for the first time bodily integrity of intersex children by adopting the Resolution on Children's Right to Physical Integrity (1952 (2013)).
The Fundamental Rights Agency published on Oct 1 2013 an opinion on the situation of equality in the European Union. The publication also explores the state of affairs for trans people under EU Equality and show for example that trans people in general are not aware of available discrimination protection.
Updates from the Greek Transgender Support Association on the situation in Thessaloniki
BECAUSE OF WHO I AM: HOMOPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA AND HATE CRIMES IN EUROPE
Although the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people has improved in recent years in some European countries, prejudice, discrimination and hate-motivated violence persist,