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.

Video: History-makers – LGBT activism in Albania

In this video, history-making activists Xheni Karaj and Kristi Pinderi discuss the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender human rights campaign in Albania.

Russia: Concern at “teenage gay propaganda” website block

“Our position in this matter is a matter of principle,” said Daniel Holtgen, the Secretary General’s Spokesperson, in an interview with the Interfax news agency about the ‘Children-404.’ “We believe that this legislation is discriminatory and violates the right to freedom of expression.”

Video: Popular culture and the campaign for LGBTIQ rights

In this video, Eleni Tsetsekou and Yuri De Boer, of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Unit, discuss whether this interest will strengthen the LGBTIQ human rights campaign.