Podcast: Growing up gay – Girl A’s story

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

To mark International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), this podcast features an interview with ‘Girl A,’ about what it is like to grow up gay in a small town in Europe.

Hungary: Judges award €10,000 to gay Iranian refugee after human rights complaint

The European Court of Human Rights awarded 7,500 (non-pecuniary damage) and EUR 3,395 (costs and expenses) to the applicant O.M. an Iranian national who currently lives in Budapest, after finding a violation of European human rights law.

Croatia: Judges to rule on ‘gay discrimination’ human rights dispute

The case concerns Danka Pajić’s complaint of having been discriminated against on the ground of her sexual orientation when applying for a residence permit in Croatia.

In conversation: Tiina Oikarinen – ‘Building on the 2015 Transgender moment’

Tiina Oikarinen discusses the progress made in improving the human rights of Europe’s transgender people, in this podcast conversation.

Podcast: LGBT conference opens in Slovakia

In this podcast, Eleni Tsetsekou, head of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Unit, previews the seminar, the first of its kind dealing with action plans drafted by member states regarding LGBT issues.