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Demonstration versus equality, the Pride in Western Europe and the Balkans

 Last Thursday we participated in the Conference “Demonstration versus equality, the Pride in Western Europe and the Balkans” organized by Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament and MEP Daniele Viotti ( European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights co-President).
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Rainbow Rose in ILGA-Europe Gala

This week, Rainbow Rose attended the ILGA-Europe gala in Brussels. It was great to see the attendance of many Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament MEPs and staff and Parti Socialiste representatives. An occasion to celebrate the improvement for LGBTI people in Europe this year and the work still needed… Thanks to ILGA-Europe for gathering LGBTI and their allies!

With Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament MEPs from Belgian Parti Socialiste (PS) and Partido Democratico Italy
With Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament MEPs from Belgian Parti Socialiste (PS) and Partido Democratico Italy

Interview of the president of Rainbow Rose

Have a look to the interview of the President of Rainbow Rose on PES Group in the Committee of the Regions webpage, giving an overview of current RR activities. It took place in the framework of our great collaboration on an event “I am what I am” to take place on 29 November – the 1st LGBTI-event organized in the Committee of the Regions to highlight the role of local and regional authorities for a more inclusive Europe. Continue reading Interview of the president of Rainbow Rose

Newsletter 3/2016

Words from Secretary General

We relaunched Rainbow Rose three years ago. Hard, inspiring and volunteering work brought our organization to be the most important and influential LGBTI political organization. And this is possible because of teamwork, within our political family but also together with our important networks all along Europe. Everyone one of you and all together we make the fight for a better and equal Europe which worths to live in.

Saludos socialista,
Jose A. Santoro
Secretary General of Rainbow Rose

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Parliament speaks out for equal parental leave rights same-sex couples with children

Belgian MEP Marie Arena from the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament: “When a child is born or adopted, it is very important for parents to be able to spend time with their child to develop a relationship. Having good parental leave conditions is essential to guarantee this.”

“This is the same for all parents, without regard to sexual orientation. It is important that these key rights are ensured equally for everyone.” Continue reading Parliament speaks out for equal parental leave rights same-sex couples with children