No More Hiding

To mark IDAHOT 2016 and UNESCO’s international ministerial conference, IGLYO asked LGBTQI young people from around the world to share their experiences of homophobia and transphobia in education. Each day from 11 – 16 May we will be releasing one of our photo exhibition entries and on 17 May we will launch our brand new film, No […]

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I Have Rights Participant Report Day 3

By Amanda Geenen   Today marked the halfway point of our study session. Time flies when you’re having fun (and learning an enormous number of new things in the process). The first topic of the day was a tricky one: law. After a briefing on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), […]

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I Have Rights Participant Report Day 2

By Toryn Glavin Day two of IGLYO’s study session got off to an interesting start with a world cafe teaching particpants about different issues and realities facing the intersex community around the globe. It gave an insight into intersex lives and the challenges faced, using various forms of media such as articles in national newspapers to […]

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I Have Rights Participants’ Report Day 1

By participants Christoph Alms and Yuri Yoursky The first day of IGLYO’s conference “’I’ Have Rights” in cooperation with Council of Europe took place in the European Youth Center Budapest and started with a breathtaking view over Budapest. A huge conference room and different options for safe spaces and gender neutral toilets leaded to a […]

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Webinar: How to Design Good Educational Sessions

Have you ever designed a presentation or a training session? Have you wondered why some people seem less engaged than others? Have you thought how you can make your audience really adopt the information and make changes? If you would like to know more about how to design effective sessions and presentations, please join IGLYO’s […]

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IGLYO urges LGBTQI activists and organisations to eliminate racism within the queer space

IGLYO calls LGBTQI activists and organisations to eliminate racial and ethnic discrimination that persists in Europe, even within the queer space Monday 21st March 2016. We need to fight racism everywhere, every day. However, this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the International LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) Youth & […]

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IGLYO statement – International Women’s Day 2016

IGLYO celebrates international women’s day 2016 – turning our attention to the women in most vulnerable situations Women and our allies have made irrefutable progress in the fight for gender equality in most countries of the world – but equality is still a long way off, as strong structural and social obstacles persist worldwide. Such […]

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Call for Host Organisation: IGLYO’s Annual Members Conference 2017

  AMC: Host Application Form for AMC 2017 Deadline: XXth of May 2016 – midnight This is the official call for IGLYO member organisations to host the 2017 Annual Member Conference. The Annual Members Conference is the most important meeting space for the Membership of IGLYO.  It is a statutory meeting that also includes a […]

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IGLYO Launches Toolkit on Norm Criticism

Norms are ideas, thoughts, and sets of rules which govern the way we think or react. They also create expectations about others or that others have about us. They can dictate how we behave in certain situations or influence our attitudes about subjects, groups or individuals. Norms are often hidden, masked as something that has “just always been […]

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Sign up for IGLYO’s webinar on motivation and behaviour change

Have you ever tried to give people advice? Have you ever wondered why people do not seem to be motivated to become involved with your organisation? Have you ever tried to convince people to do things that are good for them and they did not seem to want to change? If you would like to […]

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Call for Study Session Prep Team: Intersex & Children’s Rights

Study session “I” Have Rights (Budapest, Hungary) Deadline for applications: 10 Jan 2016 Preparatory meeting 1: 18-20 Feb 2016, Budapest, Hungary (Arrivals 17/02 & Departures late 20/02) Preparatory meeting 2: 16 – 17 Apr 2016 Budapest, Hungary (Arrivals 16/04) Study Session: 18-22 Apr 2016 (Departures 23/04) Prep team applicants need to confirm their availability for all […]

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Call For Personal Experiences of Homophobic & Transphobic Bullying

Deadline: 29th February 2016 IGLYO has been invited to be part of UNESCO’s global event on homophobic and transphobic bullying in May 2016. It will be a unique opportunity to present the issues faced by LGBTQI young people in education to decision makers from around the world. IGLYO is looking for your personal experiences of homophobic and transphobic […]

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IGLYO condemns anti-gay propaganda bill in Lithuania

IGLYO is deeply concerned to hear the shocking and sudden advancement of oppressive anti-gay propaganda bill In Lithuania, which similarly to the laws in Russia will infringe the freedom of expression and freedom of assembly. The suggested legislation outlaws ‘public denigration of constitutional family values’, which is specifically designed to prevent discussion of LGBTIQ issues in a positive […]

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Study Session Down & Out, Budapest – The Learning Process Continues

Our participants in IGLYO’s study session “DOWN & OUT: Social Exclusion of LGBTQ Young People and Homelessness” keep sharing their reflections and strategies to tackle the problem of LGBTQ youth homelessness. Some participants wrote on the experiences and the brainstorming activities occurred in the last two days of the study session and on the lectures given by […]

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Study Session Down & Out, Budapest – First Days and First Impressions

Our participants in IGLYO’s study session “DOWN & OUT: Social Exclusion of LGBTQ Young People and Homelessness” are now gathered at the European Youth Centre in Budapest, Hungary, exploring the topic of social inclusion and the intersection of LGBTQ identities and socioeconomic status. The study session started on the 26th October and will end on the 31st. These first […]

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Intersex Q&A with OII Europe

  To mark Intersex Awareness Day 2015, IGLYO teamed up with Dan and Kitty from OII Europe (The International Intersex Organisation, Europe) to create a short presentation, which answers some common questions on being intersex.

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