Compendium of good practices on local and regional level policies to combat discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity (2016)
Local and regional levels are decisive in combating discrimination and advancing equality.
Since discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people often takes place in their immediate surroundings, local and regional authorities have, in co-ordination with other levels of government, an important and specific role when combating discrimination against LGBTI people.This compendium is intended to highlight good practices for those policy makers in charge of dealing with issues relating to equal opportunities within local and regional administrations.
Local and regional legislation
Mainstreaming LGBTI issues into policy development and implementation
Regional co-operation between authorities
Safety and security
Local visibility and awareness raising
Access to social rights, goods and services
Access to health care
Transgender people and health
Conclusions and recommendations