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Sajtóközlemény - Alkotmánybíróság: alapvető jog a transznemű emberek nemének jogi elismerése

The lack of legislation on legal gender recognition and related name change for foreigners permanently residing in the country is unconstitutional – ruled the Hungarian Constitutional Court. The petitioner, an Iranian trans man was represented by the legal aid service of Háttér Society.

A Debreceni Egyetem főépülete (forrás: Wikipedia)

The banning of an LGBTQI roundtable in April 2016 by the University of Debrecen and its subsidiary amounted to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity - decided the Equal Treatment Authority, and imposed a fine of 100.000 HUF on the University.

Sajtóközlemény - Jogerős: A magyar államnak is el kell ismernie a külföldi melegházasságokat bejegyzett élettársi kapcsolatként

Same-sex marriages conducted abroad have to be recognized in Hungary as registered partnerships - says in a binding decision the Regional Court of Budapest. The case was launched by an American-Hungarian lesbian couple, whose Belgian marriage the Hungarian authorities would not register. Háttér Society provided legal representation to the couple.

Sajtóközlemény - Ombudsman: Jogellenes volt a pécsi leszbikus nő örökbefogadási kérelmének elutasítása

A recently published report of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights found that the Hungarian authorities’ decision to reject the application of a woman living with her same-sex partner to adopt a 16-month-old Roma girl infringed on the child’s right to protection and care, and amounted to unlawful discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Kép: Atlasz Sportegyesület/Facebook

The Equal Treatment Authority found that a local-government run swimming pool discriminated against an LGBTQ sports club when it declined to rent out two of its swimming lanes for a sport event. The Authority imposed a fine of 1 million HUF.

Hungary: same-sex registered partners to receive all tax benefits afforded to spouses

The National Tax and Customs Administration announced to revise its earlier policy discriminating against same-sex registered partners in matters of inheritance and personal income tax.

Sajtóközlemény - Letöltendő börtön a melegeket és romákat verő gárdistáknak

Five men were found guilty of violence against a member of a community for attacking three participants of the Budapest Pride on July 6, 2013.

 
Bíróság: kártérítést kell fizetnie az iskolának, amiért nem vették fel a leszbikus szülők gyermekét

In its binding decision the Metropolitan Court of Budapest ordered the Kispesti Waldorf School to pay 350,000 forints (c. €1,100) and its interests for having rejected the application of a student in 2013 after his mother told the school that the child was raised by two mothers. The plaintiff was represented by Háttér Society.

Sajtóközlemény - EBH: Jogellenesen utasították el a transznemű álláspályázót

The Equal Treatment Authority found discrimination based on gender identity for the first time in a case concerning an employer’s rejection of a transgender job applicant. 

Brazil melegeket támadtak meg az Oktogonon - elítélte őket a bíróság

Two young men were convicted for the crime of violence against a member of a community for attacking and spitting at two gay Brazilian students studying in Budapest on April 21, 2014.

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