Homophobia
        

The section on homophobia provides an overview of international standards and commitments, documents and publications, practices and initiatives, and links to relevant websites focusing on homophobia.

The main focus of this section is on hate crime and hate motivated violence against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people (LGBT). There are however also educational resources, tools and manuals to help counter intolerance against LGBTs.

Latest documents and publications
Prejudice and unlawful behaviour : exploring levers for change
Abrams, Dominic ; Swift, Hannah J. ; Mahmood, Lynsey ; Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Published: London : EHRC, July 2016
(Research report ; 101)


ISBN 978-1-84206-677-5

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Material type: report - research
Subject: prejudice - attitudes - discrimination - harassment - hate crime - violence - disability - racism - religion - gender - sexual orientation - age
Country coverage: United Kingdom

Fifth report on Italy (adopted on 18 March 2016)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 7 June 2016
(Fifth round reports)


Doc.no. CRI(2016)19


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - recommendation
Subject: racism - discrimination - hate speech - hate crime - xenophobia - migration - anti-Gypsyism - forced relocation - homophobia
Country coverage: Italy

Fifth report on Cyprus (adopted on 17 March 2016)
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)
Published: Strasbourg : COE, 7 June 2016
(Fifth round reports)


Doc.no. CRI(2016)18


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - recommendation
Subject: racism - hate speech - media - hate crime - anti-Gypsyism - education - housing
Country coverage: Cyprus


Key documents
Hate crime reporting website
ODIHR
17 June 2014
Guide on discrimination grounds
OSCE
2013
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2012
ODIHR
15 November 2013
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2011
ODIHR
16 November 2012
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2010
ODIHR
16 November 2011
Oslo Declaration of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and resolutions adopted at the nineteenth annual session
OSCE
10 July 2010