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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.

Háttér in the media

EUobserver
Date: 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Speaker: 
Tamás Dombos

Leading up to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, euobserver published an article about LGBTI rights around Europe, with a special focus on Hungary and Finland. Our input focused on problems related to education.

Speaker: 
Tamás Dombos

The German lesbian magazine L-MAG reports about the state of the Hungarian democracy in relation to the Forth Amendment to the Hungarian Fundemental Law. They also interviewed a colleague of our organisation.

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