Background information


In 2003, two Swedish projects, Normgiving Diversity and Homosexuals and Bisexuals in the Care System, organised an international conference in Stockholm on Lesbians, gay men and bisexuals in working life. Read here who spoke and facilitated workshops.

The Executive Board of Education International decided positively on the establishment of an LGBT (also called GLBT) Forum, together with Public Services International, and a working group with representatives from unions affiliated to both Internationals, to help preparing this Forum in July 2004.

The European trade union Federation (ETUC) had its 10th congress in Prague (Praha), the Czech Republic.
Here, for the first time, it mentioned LGBT workers' rights as part of its action program.
Read the statement by John Monks here.
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