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International organizations

International organizations offering information and support



ILGA – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association – is the world federation of national and local organisations dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people across the globe.

From the link below you will find over 1500 worldwide member organisations. In case you are looking for information about your rights as an LGBTIQA+ person or you are facing persecution, we suggest that you contact the local or the nearest organisation provided by the list.


ILGA – Sexual Orientation Laws in the World Maps

ILGA has been publishing maps on sexual orientation laws every year, producing them in various languages to reach out for more communities around the world. From this link you will find the most recent overview of sexual orientation laws in the world.


TGEU (Transgender Europe)

TGEU aims to create change at the European level to improve the situation of trans people at the local level. TGEU represents trans people politically and publicly and advocates for their human rights.


TGEU (Transgender Europe) – Trans Respect Versus Transphobia Worldwide

Trans Respect Versus Transphobia Worldwide is a project by TGEU. The project seeks to provide an overview of the human-rights situation of trans and gender-diverse persons in different parts of the world.

Their website provides world maps that show the current status of each country’s trans-rights considering legal situation, health care situation, social situation, trans murder monitoring and UN resolutions and statements.