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May 14, 2020 Europe

40% of LGBTI people suffer harassment: EU Report

40% of LGBTI people suffer harassment: EU Report - Czech Points

Three out of five gay or lesbian people in Europe avoid holding hands in public with their partners while two out of five have suffered harassment in the previous 12 months, according to a survey of 140,000 LGBTI people across Europe.

The survey by the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency, the largest of its kind ever done, reveals little progress in the perception of discrimination since the agency’s previous survey conducted in 2012 and published the following year.

One-fifth of respondents overall said they feel discriminated against at work. For trans people, the situation appears to have deteriorated: Thirty-six percent said they have experienced discrimination at work, compared with 22 percent in 2012.

Read the full article at Politico