Opening reception of the LGBT Family Exhibition 'Different Families, Same Love', Berlaymont, Brussels, 17 May 2011

In connection with the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, ILGA-Europe highlighted the issues of same-sex families and the legal obstacles that they face due to the lack of legal recognition in Europe with the exhibition Different Families, Same Love exhibition in the main building of the European Commission in Brussels, the Berlaymont.

Read the media release about the event here.

The exhibition is under the patronage of Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission and EU Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship.

Speeches were by:

Aurel Ciobanu-Dordea, Director of the Equality Unit, Directorate-General Justice of the European Commission


Evelyne Paradis, Executive Director ILGA-Europe

After the speeches, ILGA-Europe launched the video 'Legal jungle: same-sex families trapped between EU countries'.

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