Monthly Archives: November 2016


20th November // 20 de noviembre // 20 novembre // 20 de novembro // نوفمبر ال20 is a special day in the year when we specifically take a moment to remember members of the transgender community, living and past!  Whilst being transgender, gay, lesbian, and/or bisexual continues to be, for many, a daily fight for rights and acceptance, let […]

In French: Cinéma documentaire LGBTQI, Charleroi (LGBTQI documentary films in Charleroi)

Les CHEFF et le Centre d’Action Laïque de Charleroi mettent à l’honneur le cinéma documentaire LGBTQI (Lesbiennes, Gays, Bi, Trans, Queers, Intersexué.e.s) à l’occasion du Week-end du Doc, qui a pour but de promouvoir ce genre cinématographique en dehors des salles obscures. Deux films seront projetés le soir du vendredi 18 novembre au CAL, rue de France 31 […]

Girona is now part of growing LGBTI Municipal Network

Girona has joined Sabadell, along with eleven other Catalan towns (Terrassa, Rubí, Cerdanyola de Vallès, Sant Quirze del Vallès, Badia del Vallès, Ripollet Santa Coloma de Gramenent, Granollers, Gava, Sitges, Mataro and Berga) to form part of a network of LGBTI municipalities involved in the development of policies that prevent the discrimination of and protect […]

INSEP workshop in Differdange

On October 21 and 22, Monika Baer, a member of Wroclaw research team, participated in the INSEP workshop “Regulating and Legitimating Sexualities: the State, Law, Sexual Culture and Change under Neo-Liberalism” hosted by Miami University Luxembourg in Differdange. In her paper entitled “Is ‘civil right’ always right? Sexualized citizenship in contemporary Poland”, based on the empirical […]

Rainbow Wrocław: The Equal Rights Festival against homophobia, xenophobia, and exclusions

From October 1 to October 9, 2016, Wrocław hosted the sixth edition of the Equal Rights Festival organized by the Culture of Equality Association, with its culminating event being the Equality March (October 8). This year, about 1,000 people marched the streets of Wrocław; the LGBT/Q, academics and people of culture, representatives of NGOs, journalists, […]

DIVERCITY: Legislation, Policies and Practices Concerning LGBT People

  This project focuses on preventing and combating homo- and transphobia in small and medium cities in Europe. Part of the project is a comparative analysis of legislation, policies and practices. Here are some of the initial findings of this analysis. All five project countries (Belgium, Greece, Poland, Spain and the UK) are signatories of […]