iglyo e-learning: public speaking webinar

  Have you ever had to speak in public (maybe in a panel, or deliver a speech at a student meeting, or on TV) but felt very nervous and weren’t sure what to say? We want to help out! Tune in to #IGLYOeLearning’s Webinar on Public Speaking to learn how to construct your speech and […]

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Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) 2018 – Stop the Normalisation of Anti-Trans Hatred

  Brussels, 20th of November 2018 Today we celebrate and mourn all the trans lives that have been lost to prejudice and violence. This Transgender Day of Remembrance, we are particularly concerned with the spread and normalisation of anti-trans hatred, and the lack of visibility the community encounters in Europe and beyond. Despite some crucial […]

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#EleNao – We stand in solidarity with Brazil’s LGBTQI communities / Em solidariedade com as comunidades LGBTQI do Brasil

    Brussels, 30th October 2018   This past Sunday, the 28th of October, far right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, was elected as the President of Brazil. Considering the candidate’s public statements, which include misogynist, racist, homophobic, and transphobic remarks, as well as appeals to violence and discrimination, IGLYO would like to express its support for the […]

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IGLYO, OII Europe and EPA launch intersex toolkit for parents

  Brussels, 26th of October 2018 On the occasion of this year’s Intersex Awareness Day, IGLYO is proud to launch “Supporting your intersex child”, a toolkit for parents, carers, relatives and siblings of intersex children, written in collaboration with OII Europe and the European Parents’ Association (EPA). Anna Robinson, IGLYO’s co-chair, highlighted that “the intersex […]

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IGLYO e-Learning: Workshop Webinar

  Have you ever had to facilitate any kind of session but lacked the skills? We want to help you out! Tune in to #IGLYOeLearning’s Workshop Webinar to learn how to design and facilitate workshops/meetings/presentations, using a simple framework and making sure your participants stay engaged.   When? Wednesday, November 7 @ 6 pm CET Thursday, […]

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WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR ZAK KOSTOPOULOS

  WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR ZAK KOSTOPOULOS Brussels, 18th October 2018 On Friday, 21st of September, the queer activist Zak Kostopoulos, active in our member organization Colour Youth,  died as a consequence of brutal beatings in Athens, Greece. Zak, also known by his drag stage name, Zackie Oh, was an HIV+, sex positive, human rights […]

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job vacancy: wordpress developer

Scope IGLYO- The International Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Intersex (LGBTQI) Youth and Student Organisation would like to commission the design and build of a Word Press based online learning platform, which could be integrated within IGLYO’s existing website.   Project objective Capacity building is one of the core values of IGLYO, which provides […]

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IGLYO Annual Members’ Conference (#AMC2018)

IGLYO Annual Members’ Conference (AMC) IGLYO, the International LGBTQI Youth and Student Organisation,is delighted to be hosted by LGBT Youth Scotland for our Annual Members’ Conference in Edinburgh. Scottish Government Minister for Older People and Equalities, Christina McKelvie, met some of the delegates and opened the AMC reflecting on the progress Scotland has made for […]

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Joint NGO Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Horizontal Directive

Ten years on and nothing to show for it. On 2 July 2008, the European Commission proposed an important new anti-discrimination law. While not exhaustive, this directive could ban discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in all areas of social life, including education, housing, and access to goods […]

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Trans* community in Serbia faces severe consequences of legislation change

“We are reaching out to you to pass the information and draw attention to our concerns about the state of trans* community in the Republic of Serbia. Namely, the Law on Amendment of the Law on Registry books has been drafted and prepared to be presented to the MPs for adoption. The draft Law predicts […]

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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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Call for School Climate Survey Co-ordinators

Deadline: 20th February 2018In 2018, IGLYO will begin the second phase of our LGBTQI INclusive Education project and are looking for 5-8 member organisations to take part. Together with GLSEN, ILGA Europe and the Columbia University  we will support member organisations to conduct a national school climate survey GLSEN (the US-based organisation Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network) has […]

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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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Celebrating Bisexuality Visibility Day

Since 1999, the 23rd of September has been marked as an international day to highlight the struggle of the bisexual community to gain visibility both outside and inside LGBTQI spaces, to raise awareness to the stigma and the erasure of bi-identities and experiences, as well as highlight the pervasive biphobia that many people in our […]

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We are looking for leaders like you to join our board!

Are you looking for a unique leadership opportunity? Have you been yearning to put your talent in strategic thinking, organisation behaviour, project management or policy advocacy in the service of a great cause? Well, look no further! If you are committed to change attitudes in society and influence decision makers on all levels by ensuring LGBTQI+ […]

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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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Right Side NGO public statement: administrative adjustment of trans people’s name change

“Right Side” human rights defender NGO highly appreciates the changes done by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia which was made in close cooperation in between “Right Side” human rights defender NGO and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia. These changes incomparably ease the name change process for trans […]

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PCM3: Board and Secretariat meeting in Barcelona

IGLYO board and secretariat meeting took place from 27-30 July in Barcelona, Spain. The meeting focused on planning the Annual Members’ Conference 2017, happening at the end of September on Croatia. Board members had an opportunity to have an exchange of views with the Secretariat.   IGLYO also welcomed its newest member, Cátia Figueiredo, as a board member. Cátia is […]

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Activist Academy 2017 brought the LGTBQI+ community together

Last week ( 17-21 July 2017), IGLYO held its first ever Activist Academy in Berlin, Germany, at which activists, workshop experts, mentors and partners showcased what being an activist in the LGTBQI+ community is all about. The five-day intensive skills-based training programme was meant for young people in Europe who have a strong interest in […]

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Public Statement: “Right Side” Human Rights Defender NGO was attacked

A woman pushing the office door illegally entered the office and presenting herself as an employee of Yerevan Municipality, requested the president of the NGO L. Martirosyan to show the documents of the NGO. L. Martirosyan presented the leasing contract, during which the mentioned woman, requested to L. Martirosyan to collect belongings and move the […]

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