Along with ILGA-Europe we have sent a letter to European Commission President von der Leyen, alerting her to a new draft law in Hungary excluding trans women from accessing pension benefits for women. This runs contrary to the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Court of Human Rights and Hungarian case law.
Háttér Society held a workshop on victim-centered good practices that also consider intersectionality in hate crime proceedings
Háttér Society has submitted a report in the public interest to the Ministry of Justice proposing that the law should recognise same-sex marriages concluded abroad as registered partnerships in Hungary.
On July 3, 2023 Háttér Society, in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights responsible for the protection of the rights of nationalities living in Hungary organised a workshop titled Victim-centred approach and intersectionality in the fight against hate crimes. The event, which formed part of the EU-funded international project Counter Hate created a unique opportunity for both public and civil actors to discuss victim-centeredness and intersectionality in hate crimes, and hate crime related issues in general.
Our operators available via phone, Skype and chat answer any questions on LGBTQI topics; and offer help in relation to self-acceptance, coming out, or conflicts with your family, your partner, at your your school or workplace.
10-12 counselling sessions for people struggling with self-acceptance, coming out, forming relationships, managing conflicts or stress or other mental health issues fitting the LGBTQI profile of the service.
We offer free legal counselling and representation to victims of discrimination, harassment and violence on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity; and provide advice on any legal matter where the sexual orientation or gender identity of the person might be significant.
Our HIV information and assistance hotline is available from 6am to 10pm. Our operators answer questions related to HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and safer sex. We help people living with HIV to accept their status as well as help them through crises.
The HIV Peer Support Service is available to anyone who lives in Hungary and would like to receive personal, free of charge support.
We collect and make available LGBTQI-themed books, studies, films and news items; as well as archival materials about LGBTQI life in Hungary.
Database of LGBT-themes movies and their main data that have presented in Hungary, and LGBT-themed literary works published in Hungarian.
An online discrimination reporting interface that allows you to easily report discrimination, harassment or violence, or to ask for free legal help by our legal aid program, by filling a form.