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Press releases and statements

Format: 2018

ILGA welcomes Julia Ehrt as our new Dire...

A pioneer in trans self-organising and advocacy work in Europe, Julia will join us at our headquarters in Geneva, following an intermediate period...

Welcoming the new report by the UN Indep...

In this statement, ILGA joins seven other NGOs to particularly congratulate the Mandate holder for focusing on key issues repeatedly pointed out by...

Indian LGBTI community celebrates the Su...

The five-judge Bench has declared Section 377 unconstitutional. "As of today, a shameful part of an enduring colonial legacy is finally history"...

ILGA welcomes Michelle Bachelet, new UN...

We also would like to thank the outgoing High Commissioner, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, for all the support that he has given to our communities

ILGA celebrates its first 40 years fight...

Born in August 1978, it has grown to represent more than 1,300 organisations from 141 countries worldwide. “The world is changing because we have b...

ILGA World Conference 2019: theme and es...

The ILGA family will gather together under the theme “Celebrating the past to liberate the future”

Trans activists advocate for their right...

The second UN Trans Advocacy Week gathered together 23 trans and gender diverse human rights defenders from 19 countries for the 38th Hu...

Being trans is not a mental disorder any...

The World Health Organization has just announced the completion of the ICD-11 and r...

ILGA launches #TurnItOff campaign

Starting on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and running for a whole week, the campaign will raise voices of LGB...

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