Revised regulations setting out the process for the conversion of civil partnerships into marriages were laid before Parliament on 15 October 2014.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) published an updated factsheet on gender identity issues in August 2014.
In September 2014, ILGA-Europe launched two complementary publications related to asylum and LGBTI issues in the EU.
Research by London Metropolitan University on the Impact of ‘Austerity Cuts’ on the LGBT Voluntary and Community Sector was published in June 2014.
This paper examines key cases from the European Court of Human Rights concerning breaches of the rights of LGBTI persons.
Gendered Intelligence, a community interest company that works to improve the lives of trans people, provides a range of training materials and resources.
In June 2014, the Government announced a review of the differences in benefits for survivors in occupational pension schemes and the TUC launched an e-petition calling for a change in the law.
Case No: C1/2013/0993 & (A) Date 27 January 2014 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2014/34.html Discrimination grounds Religion or Belief, Sexual orientation Summary of case The Claimant, a Trust, sought judicial review of the decision made by Transport for London (TfL), on 12th April 2012, to ban an advert from London buses. The advert was placed by …
‘Marriage of same sex couples across the UK: What’s the same and what’s different?’ was published in May 2014.
To mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia in May, ILGA-Europe launched its 2014 Rainbow Europe Package.