IGLYO Launches LGBTQI Inclusive Education Index & Report

  LGBTQI inclusion within education is still lacking in most European countries, with particular focus needed on: mandatory teacher training on LGBTQI awareness, compulsory curricula which is inclusive of LGBTQI people, and national bullying data segregated by grounds of discrimination (sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and variations in sex characteristics).   Today (Monday 14 […]

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Expression Abridged Research Launch

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IGLYO launch ‘Expression Abridged: Legal Analysis of Anti-LGBT Propaganda Laws’

TrustLaw, Thomson Reuters Foundation, and IGLYO launch ‘Expression Abridged: Legal Analysis of Anti-LGBT Propaganda Laws’ Brussels (24 April, 2018) – TrustLaw, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono service and IGLYO, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Queer & Intersex (LGBTQI) Youth & Student Organisation launch, ‘Expression Abridged: Legal Analysis of Anti-LGBT Propaganda Laws’ today. […]

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Job Vacancy: Membership Engagement Officer

Membership Engagement Officer (37,5 hrs per week) Deadline: 25 April 2018 at 20:00 CET   IGLYO’s Secretariat in Brussels is growing again! We are recruiting for a brand new post: Membership Engagement Officer. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, able to build strong relationships with our existing members and reach out to new […]

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Transgender Youth Network Meeting: Participant Call

Dates: 26-27 June (travel days 25 and 28 June) Location: Belgium Application deadline: 10 April 23:59 CET Participation Fee: €25 IGLYO is organising a two-day event aimed at transgender and non-binary activists (and allies) for discussions, skills building and community building. The event has been planned to take place in Brussels, Belgium just before Transgender […]

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Activist Academy 2018, Romania

The Activist Academy 2018 will take place near Bucharest, Romania from 9 – 13 July. (Arrivals on Sun 8 and departures on Sat 14) To apply for this life-changing experience you must be: part of one of IGLYO’s member organisations aged between 18 -30 People who have been involved in previous IGLYO events are welcome to apply, […]

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IGLYO Online Learning, together! A Webinar on Hate Crimes and phone apps

IGLYO Online Learning, together! Please join us for IGLYO’s first (but not last) webinar/online meeting hosted by a Member Organisation! Arcopoli Spain has recorded an increase in hate crimes against LGBTQ people. Within a larger project addressing this issue, named “Observatorio Madrileño contra la LGTBfobia”, an idea to focus on the people who report everyday […]

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Job Vacancy: Communications Officer

Communications Officer (37,5 hrs per week) Deadline: 16 February 2018 at 20:00 CET IGLYO is excited to be recruiting a full-time Communications Officer to join the Secretariat in Brussels. The ideal candidate will have experience in film production and editing, digital storytelling, graphic design, website development and online communication. With excellent written English and an ability to communicate […]

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LGBTQI Inclusive Education Event Presentations

      LGBTQI Inclusive Education Event Background Paper LGBTQI Inclusive Education Report Executive Summary LGBTQI Inclusive Education Index & Report Presentation Norway Good Practices Presentation   For more information on this event or the LGBTQI Inclusive Education Project, please contact us.

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IGLYO launches the LGBTQI Inclusive Education Index & Report

“My school days were basically me hiding, hating myself and never really knowing why” – Mia, Sweden Today (23 January), Members of the European Parliament, representatives from European Institutions, Member State governments, and civil society organisations are meeting at the European Parliament for the launch of the first LGBTQI Inclusive Education Index and Report, created […]

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Call for Host Organisation: Activist Academy 2018

Event title: Activist Academy: A Young World Time, place: July 2018 (5 working days, excluding travel) Participants: 24 (excluding the organising team) Funding requirements: €9,000 – €10,000 (co-funding) Deadline for applications: 23:59 CET, 31 January 2018 Host Application Form     Introduction IGLYO is looking for a host organisation to help fund and organise the second edition […]

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IGLYO Online Learning, together!

Webinar on Facilitation Skills Saturday, 08 December, at 4 pm CET Have you ever had to facilitate or lead a meeting or a panel session but lacked a technique on how to do it? Have you had to go to a school and make a presentation without being trained as a teacher? Have you wondered […]

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Intersex Youth Network Meeting: Call for Participants

    Event  Intersex Youth Network Meeting Dates  Sat 7/10 & Sun 8/10 (Arrivals Fri 6/10 & Departures Sun 8/10 or Mon 9/10) Location  Brussels, Belgium Participants   10 Application Deadline          Mon 4 Sep 13:00 CET       Following the extremely successful study session “I” Have Rights in 2016, IGLYO and […]

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A Pride in Istanbul!

Hakan is an activist in KAOS GL and started as a volunteer in 2013 before he became the organisation’s  Fundraiser and Project Coordinator. Hakan is also a board member of IGLYO. He attended the banned pride march in Istanbul on the  25th of june 2017. Below he shared his personal experiences: When I got out […]

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Study session: LGBTQI Rights through E-Learning – Call for Participants

IGLYO is happy to invite you to participate in the study session: ”LGBTQI Rights through E-Learning” The study session will be held at the European Youth Centre, Budapest, Hungary, from 14 May to 20 May 2017  (inclusive of travel days), in partnership with the Lifelong Learning Platform. The study session is supported by the Council […]

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Opportunity to Attend OUTShine 2017

Are you 18 or 19 years old and involved in LGBTQI activism in Europe? IGLYO has teamed up with Egale to offer two young people the opportunity to attend their three day youth event in Windsor, Canada from 28 – 30 April. Egale will cover the travel and catering costs and IGLYO will cover the accommodation […]

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Job Vacancy: Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant (37,5 hrs per week) Deadline: 28th February 2017 at 20:00 CET     IGLYO is excited to be recruiting a full time Communications Assistant to join the Secretariat in Brussels. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in digital storytelling, basic film production and editing, website development and online communication. With excellent […]

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STUDY SESSION ON E-LEARNING FOR YOUNG LGBTQI ACTIVISTS: Call for prep team members

CALL FOR PREPARATORY TEAM MEMBERS STUDY SESSION ON E-LEARNING FOR YOUNG LGBTQI ACTIVISTS “LGBTQI RIGHTS THROUGH E-LEARNING” Study session “LGBTQI Rights through E-learning” Location: Budapest, Hungary Preparatory meetings:  17-19 Feb 2017, Budapest, Hungary The event: 14-19 May 2017, Budapest, Hungary Deadline for applications: 12 January 2017 IGLYO is proud to announce a call for two […]

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Webinar on HIV/sexual health: European Testing Week

Is your organisation interested in working around HIV and sexual health within the LGBTQI community? Would you like to know more about what is going on in Europe around World AIDS Day and the European HIV/Hep Testing Week? Get some ideas about how to get involved? If you would like to discuss and find out […]

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OII Europe launches intervisibility.eu

Intervisibility.eu The place for stories of intersex people across Europe. OII Europe launches European website with information on intersex in 23 languages on the 8th of November 2016. Today partner organisation,  OII Europe, is proud to announce the launch of its intervisibility.eu website. That milestone project will for the first time make information about intersex […]

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We Are Here: A Message for Intersex Youth

MEDIA RELEASE: 10:00 CET, WEDNESDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2016 Intersex young people speak out about their experiences, to raise visibility and reach out to others through IGLYO’s new film, ‘We Are Here’ in partnership with OII Europe and interACT Youth on Intersex Awareness Day. We Are Here is a short, but powerful film, highlighting the experiences of five young intersex individuals. The film aims to reach out […]

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Together We Are IGLYO

Watch our short film, highlighting some of the individuals and events of 2016.

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Day 2 and 3: Conference on Ethnic Identities: Bring Everyone In

Day 2 and 3 Report During Days 2 and 3 of the Conference on Ethnic Identities: Bring Everyone In, organized by IGLYO and partner organization COC Netherlands and funded by the European Youth Foundation, we continued to explore important topics and intersections. At the same time, our group stormed and normed, clashed and collaborated and […]

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Bring Everyone In: Conference on Ethnic Identities, Day 1 Report

Over twenty five LGBTQI young people have gather for the Conference on Ethnic Identities: “Bring Everyone In”, organised by IGLYO and COC Netherlands in Amsterdam, and funded by the European Youth Foundation. Day one of the conference started us listening to touching stories of going through hardships to reach the light at the end of the […]

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IGLYO stands in solidarity with Uganda Pride and Ugandan LGBTQI persons and condemns the human rights violations by authorities on August 4th

On the 4th of August the Ugandan police force stormed and raided a private party at Club Venom hosting the Mr/Ms/Mx Pride Uganda pageant during Uganda Pride week in the capital Kampala. Accounts from the scene reported excessive and brutal acts of violence from police. Eyewitnesses also reported sexual assaults by police officers, especially targeting […]

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Jourová shows the European Commission’s support of LGBTI rights at EuroPride 2016

  As part of the European Commission’s new LGBTI campaign, Commissioner Jourová attended EuroPride 2016 on their campaign boat- ‘We Share The Same Dreams’. IGLYO Co-Chair, Kyveli-George Papadimitriou, commented that, ‘This public commitment to LGBTI rights sends an important message to all European governments.” They continued to say that, “IGLYO welcomes such signs of solidarity and […]

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LGBTQI European Education Index

IGLYO’s report into the impact of homophobic and transphobic bullying, along with numerous other pieces of research, reveal that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people’s experiences of school plays a critical role in their life and development. Schools are particularly problematic for most LGBTQI people and many have to face a daily […]

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UNESCO Out In The Open Interviews

IGLYO partnered with UNESCO for their global ministerial meeting, “Out In The Open: Education Sector Responses to Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity/Expression”, where for the first time, the education sector globally recognised its responsibilities in tackling homophobic and transphobic violence. As well as creating, No More Hiding, a brand new film and exhibition […]

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IGLYO supports the Istanbul Trans Pride and the LGBTQI Istanbul Pride

In light of  recent international  incidences of discrimination, hate speech, and hate crimes perpetrated against the LGBTQI community, the International LGBTQI Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO) seeks to raise our voice concerning the ban of both The Istanbul Trans Pride and the  LGBTQI Istanbul Pride, and to ask the city’s Governor to remove the ban […]

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IGLYO update from the UNESCO meeting

Homophobic and Transphobic Violence in Education is a Global Problem   IGLYO partnered with UNESCO at the International Ministerial Meeting in Paris on 17-18 May “Education Sector Responses to Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity/Expression”, where for the first time, the education sector globally recognised its responsibilities in tackling homophobic and transphobic violence […]

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