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Published: 
July 2022

The Hungarian Parliament adopted Act LXXIX of 2021 on taking more severe action against pedophile offenders and amending certain acts for the protection of children on June 15, 2021. The law often referred to as the "propaganda law" bans on access of minors to any content that propagates or portrays divergence from self-identity corresponding to sex at birth, sex change or homosexuality.

Common Point Handbook for Trainers
Published: 
May 2022

The Common Point Handbook for Trainers provides guidance for trainers who would like to implement trainings for mental health professionals with the goal of improving the professionals' attitudes, knowledge and skills related to LGBTQI+ persons.

Published: 
November 2021

Act LXXIX of 2021 adopted in June 2021 bans access of minors to content that "depicts or propagates divergence from self-identity corresponding to sex at birth, sex change or homosexuality". Our report prepared for the Venice Commission analyzes the problematic parliamentary procedure used to adopt the legislation, its main provisions, related implementing legislation, earlier case law of various public bodies that will likely guide the interpretation of the law, sanctions that can be imposed in case of violation of the law, as well as inconsistencies with other laws, and the detrimental im

Published: 
November 2021

Act LXXIX of 2021 adopted in June 2021 bans access of minors to content that "depicts or propagates divergence from self-identity corresponding to sex at birth, sex change or homosexuality". Our report prepared for the Venice Commission analyzes the problematic parliamentary procedure used to adopt the legislation, its main provisions, related implementing legislation, earlier case law of various public bodies that will likely guide the interpretation of the law, sanctions that can be imposed in case of violation of the law, as well as inconsistencies with other laws, and the detrimental im

Published: 
September 2021

Our report prepared for the Venice Commission analyzes the context of the abolishment of the Equal Treatment Authority, as well as the the legal position, case management practice and transparency of the Equal Treatment Directorate of the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights and the impact of the merger on the number of discrimination cases reported. 

Uneasy Silences: LGBTI People in the Hungarian Healthcare System
Published: 
July 2021

The report prepared in the framework of the project Open Doors: Promoting Inclusive and Competent Health Care for LGBTI People explores the legal and policy environment of healthcare for LGBTI people in Hungary. It analayzes strategies and health programs, medical protocols, existing research and targeted services.

Kínos csend: LMBTI emberek a magyar egészségügyi rendszerben
Published: 
July 2021

The report prepared in the framework of the project Open Doors: Promoting Inclusive and Competent Health Care for LGBTI People explores the legal and policy environment of healthcare for LGBTI people in Hungary. It analayzes strategies and health programs, medical protocols, existing research and targeted services.

UPR jelentés 2021
Published: 
March 2021

As part of the 3rd cycle of the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) we prepared a parallel report about the LGBTQI human rights situation in Hungary and a summary table about the implementation of the earlier UPR recommendations, in cooperation with the Hungarian LGBT Alliance, Labrisz Lesbian Association and Transvanilla Transgender Association. We submitted the parallel report to the UN Human Rights Council. 

A professional guide to labour inclusion and economic empowerment of trans women.
Published: 
September 2020

Via the implementation of an international project entitled TransVisible: Methodological innovation in career counselling for the economic empowerment of trans women, we have published the following guide to the labor inclusion and economic empowerment of trans women. 

Topics covered in the guide include: 

A kiadvány fedőlapja
Published: 
November 2019

The report responds to the following key questions:

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