In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine is the fifth report in the Equal Rights Trust's country report series. It is the first ever comprehensive account of discrimination and inequalities on all grounds and in all areas of life in Ukraine. It is based on extensive field research including testimony and case studies from victims of discrimination across Ukraine. After its thorough analysis, the report makes a set of detailed recommendations for reforms to law, policy and practice to ensure equality for all.
The Obergefell v Hodges case concerned two men whose same-sex partners had died and fourteen same-sex couples who all brought cases in their respective District Courts challenging either the denial of their right to marry or the right to have their marriage performed elsewhere recognised in their own state.
Case Summary - Commonwealth v Australia Capital Territories
UK Supreme Court judgment in relation to direct discrimination by Christian hotel owners of same-sex civil partners.
This Legal Analysis of the Law "On Principles of Prevention and Combating Discrimination in Ukraine" was produced by The Equal Rights Trust as part of its ongoing efforts to improve equality laws in Ukraine. The Analysis concludes that the protections contained in the Law are insufficient to meet Ukraine?s obligations under international and European human rights law.
This legal opinion relates to Bill № 44554-6: Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences (establishing administrative responsibility for the promotion of homosexuality among minors) which was introduced by the Novosibirsk Oblast Legislative Assembly on 28 March 2012 and which received its First Reading on 25 January 2013.
This is The Equal Rights Trust's submission to the Australian Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013.
This is ERT's Submission to the UK Public Bill Committee on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2012-13
This is the covering letter sent with ERT's 2013 resubmission of its 2009 legal brief submitted to Ugandan President Yowere Museveni outlining how adoption of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill would breach both Uganda?s Constitution and its international treaty obligations.