HOSI Wien – Interview with Peter Funk

HOSI Wien was founded in 1979 and is Austria’s oldest and most important lesbian and gay organisation. One of HOSI Wien’s many tasks is political lobbying. Their activities are targeted towards government ministers, members of Parliament and other politicians as well as political parties and authorities, the media and the public in general to promote the causes of gays and […]

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LGL – Interview with Eglė Kuktoraitė

LGL is a member organisation of IGLYO and one of the most stable and mature organizations within the civic sector in the country as it was on December 1993. The main principle that characterizes the activities of the association is that of independence from any political or financial interests, with the aim of attaining effective social inclusion […]

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Identoba – Interview with Levan Berianidze

Identoba is one of Georgia’s premier multi-issue LGBT & general human rights NGOs committed to social change, community organization, education, and policy reform. Founded in 2010, Identoba seeks to end discrimination and systemic oppression of Georgia’s marginalized communities, particularly LGBT persons, women, disabled, disadvantaged youth, and Roma communities. Identoba envisions a common good that acknowledges […]

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KPH – Interview with Vyacheslav Melnyk

KPH is a member organisation of IGLYO and and LGBTQI organisation based in Warsaw, Poland. To discover more about KPH’s work, we interviewed for Members’ Monday Vyacheslav Melnyk, the current KPH’s Secretary General and coordinator of projects within the system of formal education.   1) Vyacheslav, what is a very exciting project KPH is currently working on? […]

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Gay Center – Interview with Fabrizio Marrazzo

  Gay Center is a member organisation of IGLYO and is based in Rome, Italy. Gay Center aims at providing a safe environment for LGBTQ youth and at fighting prejudices and stereotypes in schools. It also provides support against cases of discrimination targeting LGBTQ youth. To discover more about Gay Center’s activities, we interviewed Fabrizio Marrazzo, Gay […]

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Magnus – Interview with Jernej Škof

MAGNUS is gay section at ŠKUC (Students Cultural Centre). It was founded in 1984 as Cultural Organisation for Socialisation of Homosexuality. Its first and most important roles were organising MAGNUS Festival with a wide variety of activities to make acceptable homosexual life style. MAGNUS also organised a Week of Gay Films Festival on which most […]

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WISG – Interview with Ani Giorgadze

The “Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group (WISG)” is a member organisation of IGLYO and a feminist organization working on women’s issues. WISG has been founded by 8 women with different proffesions on June 29, 2000. The main goal of the organization is supporting the formation of a harmonious society based on principles of social justice by […]

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Arcopoli – Interview with Yago Blando

Arcopoli is a member organisation of IGLYO and an LGBTQ association aimed at equality and social inclusion. It is based in Madrid, Spain. Though Arcopoli was created in a University environment and originally reflected students’ perspectives, its original focus and targets of work increasingly expanded in the last years. To know more about Arcopoli’s work, […]

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IGLYO endorses European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week

Today, IGLYO launches a testing-themed twibbon to raise awareness about HIV and Hepatitis Testing Week.  IGLYO wants to encourage people to use our HIV-Hepatitis Ribbon to show they have been tested in the last 6 months. IGLYO this year, together with many other European organisations, endorsed the European HIV-Hepatitis Testing week 2015. Our goal is to […]

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API, Action For Identity – Interview with Santiago D’Almeida Ferreira

Action for Identity – API, is a non-governmental organization, which aims at defending, documenting and advocating for gender diversity and sex characteristics/body diversity. API’s work focuses on the experience of trans people and intersex through the promotion of Human Rights, with an anti-racist and feminist perspective. Intersectionality and non-discrimination on grounds of ancestry, sex, gender, race, […]

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Third and Fourth Day, AMC15 – General Assembly

After two days fully dedicated to conferences, members’ consultations and workshops, we finally got to the core of the whole event: IGLYO’s General Assembly 2015! The General Assembly is one of the most important events in IGLYO’s year agenda. IGLYO strongly invites every member organization to take part to the Assembly, in order to make […]

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Second Day, AMC15: Membership Consultation and Capacity Building Workshops

For the second day of IGLYO Annual Members Conference, all IGLYO members were under the spotlights! The day was fully dedicated to IGLYO member organisations, from capacity building workshops happening throughout the day to consultations on the most pressing needs in the current LGBTQ agenda of IGLYO’s members. The day started with an introduction to […]

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AMC15, First Day – Conference “Intolerance and Discrimination in Eastern Europe: the Plight of LGBTQI Youth”

  Today, was the first day of IGLYO Annual Members’ Conference 2015, taking place in Bucharest, Romania, from the 12th to the 15th of November. The Conference was hosted in the beautiful Czech Center, in the heart of Bucharest, and was organized by IGLYO and the local member organization Association ACCEPT. The day started with […]

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The United Nations urges States to protect LGBTQI people

On 30 September 2015, in an unprecedented joint initiative, 12 United Nations entities called on States to act urgently to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTQI) adults, adolescents, and children. This is an opportunity for the United Nations (UN) to rebuild its picture among the LGBTQI community in the […]

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#change of heart

IGLYO launched its #changeofheart campaign in September 2015 with several online challenges, asking participants to share photos and stories of significant moments or people in their lives who had made them think differently about someone. The culminated with the launch of IGLYO’s bold new identity and website.

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Change of Heart

IGLYO has some exciting news- we’ve had a #changeofheart. Before we can feel comfortable telling everyone, though, we are looking some reassurance. You can help us to unlock our heart and reveal the secret by taking part in our social media campaign and encouraging others to do so too.

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Job Vacancy: Web & Communications Intern

Web & Communications Intern (Temporary: 3 months/30hrs per week) Deadline: 12noon CET Monday 1st June 2015 IGLYO is exited to relaunch its internship programme with a Web & Communications position for late summer/early Autumn. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in online communications, digital literacy, and website development. With excellent spoken and written […]

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Job Vacancy: Finance & Administration Assistant

Finance & Administration Assistant (Full Time: 37,5hrs per week) Deadline: 12noon CET Monday 1st June 2015 IGLYO is looking for a third full time staff member to join the Secretariat, based in Brussels. The ideal candidate will have over two years’ experience working in a demanding finance and administration role, with a basic knowledge of […]

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Job Vacancies at IGLYO

IGLYO is currently recruiting for two positions. To find out more and to apply, click the links below:   Finance & Administration Assistant Deadline: 12 noon CET Monday 1st June 2015   Web & Communications Intern Deadline: 12 noon CET Monday 1st June 2015

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Report and resources: IGLYO's Capacity Building Seminar on Organisational Development

ACTIVITY REPORT Background On 18-19 April 2105, IGLYO organized a capacity building seminar aimed at equipping participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes which would enable them to respond to various organizational development needs. Twelve representatives of newly established or emerging LGBTQ organisations from a diverse range of countries (Western, Eastern and Central Europe) were invited, […]

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Say hello to Elene, our new board member!

IGLYO is excited to announce Elene Sonya Chumburidze as a new board member. Elene has been co-opted onto the IGLYO board following the resignation of George K Charonis from the Executive Board. Elene’s mandate runs until December 31st 2015. Elene said “Being an IGLYO Board Member is a massive opportunity for me to not only interact, […]

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IGLYO supports TGEU's campaign to stop the nightmare of Legal Gender Recognition

Our friends at Transgender Europe have released a powerful new campaign to stop the nightmare that is legal gender recognition. Watch the film highlighting this issue below:   Transgender Europe Calls for a Stop to the Nightmare that is Legal Gender Recognition in 34 Countries in Europe Berlin, 19 February 2015 Today, Transgender Europe (TGEU) […]

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IGLYO welcomes its new Capacity Building Officer

Tudor Kovacs has started as IGLYO’s new Capacity Building Officer. Tudor’s career has been focused on education, empowerment and the rights and the health of the LGBTQI community. Up until the end of 2014, he has been in charge with the operations of ECOM – Eurasian Coalition on Male Health, working in advocacy and capacity building […]

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December Co-Option news

Mina Tolu has been co-opted onto the IGLYO board following the resignation of Ani Giorgadze from the Executive Board. Mina’s mandate starts on January 1st 2015 and would run until December 31st 2015. The IGLYO Executive Board would like to thank Ani for their dedication to the work of IGLYO, and specifically for their work […]

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IGLYO highlights the importance of access to healthcare & information on World AIDS Day

Brussels, December 1st, 2014 – On occasion of World AIDS Day, IGLYO, the International LGBTQ Youth & Student Organisation, call on the European Union, governments, NGOs, health services providers, and activists, to work together to ensure equal access to appropriate healthcare and uncensored information on HIV prevention to youth across Europe. UNAIDS highlight twelve populations […]

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IGLYO Marks Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

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Meet IGLYO's new board members

The General Assembly 2014 has elected four new board members for the mandate 2015 – 2016. They are:           Ugla  Stefanía  Jónsdóttir (Q-Association, Iceland) Ugla currently lives in Iceland, more specifically in Reykjavík. She comes from a small rural area in the north of Iceland and has been living in Reykjavík […]

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IGLYO Vacancy: Capacity Building Officer

IGLYO is calling for applications for the position of full time Capacity Building Officer in our Brussels office. Enthusiastic, hard-working, organised and resourceful people who are committed to make a positive difference to the lives of LGBTQ youth and students are invited to apply. IGLYO offers a supportive and flexible working environment, exciting opportunities and […]

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LGBTI Children Have Right to Safety and Equality

Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner calls for protection of all children’s right to safety and equality IGLYO, the International LGBTQ Youth & Student Organisation, welcomes the statements made by Nils Muižnek, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, on the right of all children to safety and equality. The Commissioner drew particular attention […]

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30th Anniversary Event Update

 IGLYO is delighted with the interest in the 30th Anniversary Event so far, but is still keen to attract a few more people who were involved with IGLYO from 1984 – 1998. Although we are aiming to invite everyone who has signed up, we will be able to confirm this by Fri 19th September at the latest. A draft […]

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