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Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in Europe
Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in Europe

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Discrimination on groundsof sexual orientationand gender identity in Europe
Council of Europe Publishing
 
The opinions expressed in this work are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of the Council of Europe.
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated, reproducedor transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic (CD-Rom, Internet,etc.) or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or any informationstorage or retrieval system, without prior permission in writing from the PublicInformation Division, Directorate of Communication (F-67075 StrasbourgCedex or publishing@coe.int).Cover design: Graphic Design Workshop, Council of EuropeLayout: Jouve, ParisCouncil of Europe PublishingF-67074 Strasbourg Cedexhttp://book.coe.intISBN 978-92-871-6913-6© Council of Europe, June 2011Printed in France
 
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Contents
Foreword
..........................................................................................................5
Summary
.........................................................................................................7
Recommendations
....................................................................................11
Introduction
..................................................................................................17
1. Attitudes and perceptions
...............................................................211.1. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons ........................................211.2. Criminalisation and medical classi
cations ...............................................221.3. Attitudes towards LGBT persons ...............................................................251.4. Perceptions of the nation, religion and traditional values ..........................291.5. Perceptions of LGBT persons’ visibility and use of public space ...............311.6. Media ..........................................................................................................32
2. Legal standards and their implementation
.............................352.1. Introduction ................................................................................................352.2. International and European standards .......................................................352.3. National standards .....................................................................................412.4. National structures for promoting equality ................................................452.5. National policy initiatives ...........................................................................48
3. Protection: violence and asylum
..................................................513.1. Introduction ................................................................................................513.2. Violence against LGBT persons ..................................................................523.3. Asylum on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity .............62

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