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Documents - In Sri Lanka – an ILGA member organisation
To assist with the relief and rebuilding programs in Sri Lanka, one of the worst affected countries in Asia, ILGA has set up a special account to facilitate donations to EQUAL GROUND
11/01/2005
EQUAL GROUND has been assisting with disaster relief in Sri Lanka since the very first day and works closely with a consortium of NGO’s sending relief to the East coast of the island...
Equal Ground
Asia
Documents - Tsunami / Message from ILGA
We need an enormous amount of help here
05/01/2005
In the aftermath of the terrible earthquakes and Tsunamis that have devastated parts of the Asian Region, both Kursad and I, speaking on behalf of the ILGA family, extend our deepest...
ILGA
Asia
Documents - Tsunami / From Sri Lanka
It is difficult, even here in Sri Lanka, to imagine the extent and the magnitude of the catastrophic Tsumani that hit our small island on the morning of the 26th of December.
05/01/2005
Rosanna Flamer Caldera, ILGA Co-Secretary general and funder of Equal Ground, an LGBT group in Sri Lanka has been sending us some news from her country and the way it has affected...
Rosanna Flamer-Caldera
Asia
Policy Making - Tsunami Disaster
Unimaginable emotional distress haunts those who survived - Counselors needed
05/01/2005
The Tsunami wreaked havoc in Sri Lanka killing and destroying everything in its path. For the lucky ones who survived, life is going to be a terrible burden as they face their losses...
Asia
Documents - A letter to the President of the European Parliame
I turn to you to bring Britain to take its responsibility towards unfair dismissing genuine gay asylum applications
04/01/2005
Hamburg 19th,12,2004 Dear President of the EU Parliament, Your honourable Mr Josep Borell Fontelles. Your Excellency, I thank you very much for your letter dated 28th of...
Jimmy Leon / African-rapport
Europe
Documents - Tsunami Disaster
The LGBT community responds to Asia Disaster
03/01/2005
"Ordinary citizens are buying food, water, medicines, clothes etc from our own money and sending it to the affected areas. We need an enormous amount of help here". ILGA co-Secretary...
Asia
UNCHR 2004 - UN - Brazilian resolution
EU Priorities for the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights
28/12/2004
Meeting of the Human Rights EU Contact Group, European Parliament, Brussels 3 February 2004 CONTRIBUTION BY ILGA-EUROPE, THE EUROPEAN REGION OF THE INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN...
Europe
Events - August 18-28 2005
Love without Borders: Jerusalem WorldPride 2005
24/12/2004
Jerusalem, the Holy City, the city the world looks towards from east and west. With more than 5,000 years of recorded history, the very name evokes vivid images even in those who...
Jerusalem Open House
World
Events - 1st World Outgames: Human rights Conference
Montreal 2006 is searching for ambassadors to promote its International conference on LGBT rights
24/12/2004
The 1st World Outgames are proud to present the largest-ever international conference on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. The Right to Be Different involves about 2,000...
Montreal 2006
North America
Documents - Combating sexual orientation discrimination
European Group of Experts reviews legislative measures taken by the Member States of the European Union to combat sexual orientation discrimination
23/12/2004
We are pleased to inform you that the report of the Group of Independent Experts on combating sexual orientation discrimination has been published. The 635 pages report consists...
Cersosig/Informagay
Europe
People - For the first time in history
First political asylum in the United States for a trans activist from Argentina on account of persecution and discrimination
21/12/2004
Buenos Aires, 15 December 2004 - CHA, the Argentine Homosexual Community, reports that, for the first time in history, Immigration Court N° 26 of New York gave political asylum...
North America
In the workplace / Trade Unions - World trade union LGBT rights network launched
A major step forward for the trade union movement and for LGBT campaigners
21/12/2004
The TUC and the global trade union movement have created a network for LGBT campaigns to help trade unionists put pressure on the International Labour Organisations (ILO) and the...
Europe
Policy Making - EU: an opportunity for LGBT rights in Turkey
ILGA-Europe urges the EU to include the rights of LGBT people in the human rights monitoring process and as a part of assessing Turkey's preparedness to join the Union
20/12/2004
On 17 December 2004, leaders of the European Union agreed to start membership negotiations with Turkey in 2005. Although the negotiations might take up to 15 years and there is...
Europe
Same-sex marriage - Supreme Court Green Lights Equal Marriage
Support for equal marriage in Canada is higher than it's ever been.
09/12/2004
Ottawa - The Supreme Court ruled today that the government's proposed equal marriage legislation is within Parliament's exclusive jurisdiction and consistent with the Charter. It...
Egale Canada and Canadians for Equal Marriage
North America
Same-sex marriage - Reform in New Zealand highlights situation in Aus.
NZ Reform embarrasses Australian call on ALP to follow NZ Labour's lead
09/12/2004
Australian gay activists say the passage of civil union legislation for same-sex couples through the New Zealand Parliament this afternoon, highlights Australia's backwardness on...
Equal Rights Network
ANZAPI (Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands)