NELFA AISBL

MEDIA

You’ll find an overview of press releases from NELFA (Network of European LGBTI Families Associations) here. Please note that the reproduction of any and all contents (whether in excerpts or whole) is permitted only provided NELFA is acknowledged as the source. Our Board Member, Björn SIEVERDING is available to respond to media enquiries via email.

NELFA aisbl Press Releases

AssociationTitel / Link downloadDate
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA claims on freedom of movement after a gay couple was told to get divorced23 October 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA strongly denounces the discriminiation of trans* families in Germany27 September 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016ART including surrogacy - NELFA attends MHB conference in Brussels22 September 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA is now supporting member of COFACE Families Europe04 September 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA is full of joy: marriage equality in Germany (French version)01 July 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA is full of joy: marriage equality in Germany (German version)01 July 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA is full of joy: marriage equality in Germany (English version)01 July 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA has a new Executive Board (Spanish version)22 June 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA has a new Executive Board (Italian version]22 June 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA has a new Executive Board (German version)22 June 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA has a new Executive Board (French version)22 June 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA has a new Executive Board (English version)22 June 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016IFED 2017: Celebrations of Rainbow Families in 44 countries30 May 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA welcomes ILGA-Europe Rainbow Map 201729 May 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016International Family Equality Day 2017: Love makes a family!05 May 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016IFED and IDAHOT: 10 days of action to celebrate family diversity worldwide07 April 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016International Conference in Naples: Rainbow Families in Europe26 March 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Italy: first recognition of two gay fathers! - A landmark judgment by the Court of Appeal of Trento3. March 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016“Rainbow families in Europe - Same love, different status. Results achieved and challenges ahead”24. February 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Nils Muižnieks, gives his full support to rainbow families.21. February 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Full recognition to foreign same-sex marriage in Italy! 3. February 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA meets UN-SOGI expert at the first historic public consultation on civil society: together, side by side for the best interest of the child.27. January 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Educational work for the new President of the European Parliament! – The newly-elected Antonio Tajani (EPP Group, Italy) urgently needs some extra tutoring in family diversity and non-discrimination18. January 2017
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016The freedom of movement is a fundamental right for rainbow families too– The European Parliament recently adopted a corresponding report18. December 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Children’s welfare comes first! – The Netherlands remains a pioneer in the field of LGBTIQ* rights with new legislative proposals8. December 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Children in rainbow families need more governmental support – an important challenge, a wide variety of options! 18. November 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016More equality in Spain: Parents of children born through gestational surrogacy now have the right to parental benefits!3. November 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Italian Supreme Court: full recognition of two mothers8. Oct 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016International Family Equality Day 2016: The report is out! 21. Sep 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016The Council of Europe grants NELFA participatory status12. Sep 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016International Family Equality Day 2017: ‘Love makes a family’ – The new motto for the world largest celebration of family diversity3. Sep 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Broad support for MAP in Europe – including for lesbian women14. July 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA represented at Eurochild Conference 2016, because “Children’s Rights Matter”!7. July 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Creating equality throughout Europe30. June 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA welcomes decision by Czech Constitutional Court to struck down ban on adoption for individuals in same-sex partnerships29. June 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016A better society for ALL families - our common mission!28. June 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA welcomes decision by Italy’s Supreme Court of Cassation to uphold the right to ‘step-child adoption’ by same-sex couples23. June 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Swiss Parliament votes in favour of stepchild adoption17. June 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Resounding support to the rights of Rainbow Families – NELFA welcomes the recent #AllofUs-event in the European Parliament2. June 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Italy: NELFA welcomes the new civil unions law, but criticizes lack of adoption provisions12. May 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016International Family Equality Day: Bringing visibility to family diversity 1. May 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Victory for rainbow families: The Naples, Italy, Court of Appeal orders full recognition of two second-parent adoptions5. Apr 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016Celebrate with us the INTERNATIONAL FAMILY EQUALITY DAY 2016 | #IFED161. Apr 2016
nelfa Q_AISBL_LGBTQI_2016NELFA: « Rainbow Families need more recognition and compliance to prevent discrimination! » - A response to the recent FRA report « Professionally speaking : challenges to achieving equality for LGBT people »16. Mar 2016
nelfa-wwwThe Network of European LGBTIQ* Families Associations (NELFA) elects a new Board at its Annual General Meeting in Barcelona12. Mar 2016
nelfa-wwwThe Network of European LGBTI Families Associations (NELFA) gathers in Barcelona, Spain11. Mar 2016
nelfa-wwwNELFA joins the LGBTI Movement in Rome’s Piazza del Popolo to show support for Full Equality for Italian Rainbow Families5. Mar 2016
nelfa-wwwItalian Senate voted on draft civil unions law - NELFA is not in a celebratory mood26. Feb 2016
nelfa-wwwNELFA in panel discussion ‘Rainbow Families with(out) borders’, organised by Ulrike Lunacek, Member of the European Parliament31. Jan 2016
nelfa-wwwFINAL VOTE IN PORTUGUESE PARLIAMENT OPENS JOINT ADOPTION TO SAME-SEX COUPLES18. Dec 2015
nelfa-wwwThe fourth European Rainbow Families Meeting was held in Oeiras, Portugal18. Oct 2015
nelfa-www4th Annual European Meeting of Rainbow Families 15. Oct 2015
nelfa-wwwIFED 2016 MOTTO: “FAMILIES WITHOUT BORDERS”! 7. Sep 2015
nelfa-wwwNELFA welcomes Ireland to the family! 24. May 2015
nelfa-wwwInternational Family Equality Day (IFED)
celebrated at the European Parliament for the first time
6. May 2015
nelfa-wwwTowns and Regions of Europe promote family diversity through International Family Equality Day (IFED)25. Mar 2015
nelfa-wwwSLOVENIA JOINS THE FAMILY!6. Mar 2015
nelfa-wwwINTERNATIONAL FAMILY EQUALITY DAY 2015 MOTTO: “THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT”!10. Feb 2015
nelfa-wwwPOSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS FOR LESBIAN COUPLES IN BELGIUM6. Dec 2014
nelfa-wwwHAPPY DAY FOR FINNISH RAINBOW FAMILIES28. Nov 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA SUPPORTS ITALIAN MAYORS FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY22. Oct 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA CELEBRATES INTRODUCTION OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY AND EQUAL ADOPTION RIGHTS FOR ALL COUPLES IN LUXEMBOURG26. Jun 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA DEEPLY REGRETS FINNISH LEGAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE VOTE REJECTING MARRIAGE EQUALITY26. Jun 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA calls on Finnish Government to fulfil its promise to advance the rights of rainbow families21. Mai 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA DISMAYED BY RECENT FRENCH COURT DECISION TO DENY SECOND-PARENT ADOPTION RIGHTS TO TWO-MOTHERS COUPLE14. Mai 2014
nelfa-wwwTHIRD EUROPEAN RAINBOW FAMILIES MEETING TOOK PLACE IN COLOGNE, GERMANY4. Mai 2014
nelfa-www4 May 2014 is International Family Equality Day (IFED) - Welcoming Family Diversity!1. Mai 2014
nelfa-wwwEUROPEAN RAINBOW FAMILIES MEET IN COLOGNE, GERMANY30. Apr 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA WELCOMES MALTA TO THE GROUP OF NATIONS VOTING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY16. Apr 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA WELCOMES EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION CALLING ON FREE MOVEMENT FOR ALL FAMILIES4. Apr 2014
nelfa-wwwNEW NELFA BOARD ELECTED IN MAASTRICHT AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 3. Apr 2014
nelfa-wwwNELFA PRESS RELEASE: INTERNATIONAL FAMILY EQUALITY DAY MOTTO 2014: "WELCOMING FAMILY DIVERSITY"!10. Feb 2014
nelfa-wwwThe IFED 2013 Report is out!16. Oct 2013
nelfa-www5 May 2013 is International Family Equality Day (IFED)
Celebrating the Rainbow of Families Around the World!
3. May 2013
nelfa-wwwEuropean Court of Human Rights:
ban on same-sex second-parent adoption is discriminatory
19. Feb 2013
nelfa-wwwRainbow families in Switzerland one step closer to equality13. Dec 2013