"We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice,
we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself." Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison (1943-1945)

Fundamental Rights Agency, Brussels

What was this about?

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What did we do?

"Core Issues Trust requests the Fundamental Rights Agency at its important event on Tuesday 28th October 2014, to put in place measures to ensure recognition of the right to change sexual indentity to match changed orientations, thus ensuring that the rights of individuals no longer identifying as LGBT are protected. Further it requests the FRA to recognise that such autonomous persons have a right to access counselling and psychotherapeutic support which allows, where appropriate, the management, reduction and where possible, elimination of such feelings, the request for which should be respected"

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The Fundamental Rights Agency held an important event on Tuesday 28th October, 2014 entitled "Tackling Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination. Next Steps".  Core Issues Trust provided two interventions in preparation for the meeting:

First: Riding roughshod over ‘Ex-gay’ identities: will the Fundamental Rights Agency  protect sexual orientations of persons who are ‘Post-gay’ and their rights to access therapeutic support to reduce unwanted feelings, and behaviours? 

Download CIT 1st Intervention to FRA



Second: Faulty survey instrument and data informs Fundamenal Rights Agency event: “Tackling Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination. Next steps in EU and Member State policy making” in Brussels, Tuesday 28th October 2014.


Download CIT 2nd FRA Intervention