EU elections 2019
From 23 to 26 May 2019, the EU elections will take place and the voters can decide on 705 (new) Members of the European Parliament (MEP). Rainbow families and their allies would like to know who will support them openly and actively within the next legislature (2019-2024).
NELFA ELECTION CAMPAIGN
NELFA – the Network of European LGBTIQ* Families Associations – has elaborated a little questionnaire for candidates, simply entitled “What will you do for LGBTIQ* families?”. It contains a general introduction and six additional questions concerning the rights of rainbow families within the EU and how to advance them. MEP candidates can take part by clicking the following EU election questionnaire. The results of the NELFA campaign (hashtag #VoteRainbowFamilies will be published in May 2019.
ILGA-Europe ELECTION CAMPAIGN
ILGA-Europe calls on MEP candidates to defend human rights in its new ComeOut EU Elections campaign. ILGA-Europe is asking in particular to sign the ComeOut pledge publicly. Read more here and follow the hashtag #ComeOut4EU. NELFA also supports ILGA-Europe’s NoHate appeal for the upcoming EU elections. (graphic: ILGA-Europe)
COFACE ELECTION VALUES
COFACE Families Europe is a pluralistic network of civil society organisations, representing and supporting millions of families of all types without discrimination. With its EU election campaign #AllFamiliesSpeakOut, COFACE calls on safeguarding a social, inclusive and democratic Europe and respecting ten important values. Read more here. (graphic: COFACE)