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Xavier Jugelé: policeman killed in Paris was gay rights activist

Xavier Jugelé: policeman killed in Paris was gay rights activist

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Jugelé was a proud defender of gay rights.

A member of Flag, a French association for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender police officers, he had joined protests against Russia’s ban on “homosexual propaganda” before the 2014 Olympics.

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In support of the Orlando victims

In support of the Orlando victims

On behalf oorlandof the LGBTI+ staff of the European Institutions, the EGALITE Committee would like to express its deepest sympathy to the victims of the Orlando attacks.

Our thoughts are also with their families and friends.

More than ever, we shall keep up the fight for equal rights.

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Letter to Federica Mogherini

Letter to Federica Mogherini

A l’attention de Madame Federica Mogherini

Haute Représentante de l’Union européenne
Vice-Présidente de la Commission

Madame la Haute Représentante,

L’association EGALITE a été créée en 1993 en vue de promouvoir l’égalité (et les droits) du personnel LGBTI au sein des Institutions et autres organes de l’Union européenne. EGALITE lutte aussi contre toute discrimination fondée sur l’orientation sexuelle et l’identité de genre en Europe et de par le monde.

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Russian proposal defeated today in the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly

Russian proposal defeated today in the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly

The proposal from the Russia Federation to deny benefits to legal same-sex couples at the UN was not adopted today during a vote in the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly, with 80 countries voting against the proposal, 43 voting for it, and 43 countries abstaining.

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