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Discrimination: Administrative Supreme Court turns to EU-Court

17 May 2017

EuGHPfeil G4Dismissed Gay Policeman

Back in 1975 a long-serving and highly decorated constable had been discharged on the basis of having been convicted under Austria’s infamous homophobe offence, Art. 209 Criminal Code. The disciplinary sanction continues to perpetuate even today: the pension of the man is still cut by 25%. The Federal Administrative Court even in 2016 refused compensation saying the contacts, back then legal for heterosexuals (and today for all), would constitute "one of the most serious violations of duty" and the dismissal therefore not constiutute discrimination.

The Administrative Supreme Court just announced that it has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for a preliminary ruling (
E.B. v BVA).  Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), Austria’s LGBTI civil rights organisation, now hopes for final justice in this case started already eight years ago.

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IUS AMANDI issue 1/2017 released

02 April 2017

 Cover gedreht

 European Court of Human Rights: Austria Must Pay Copensation for Sexual Segregation 
 Family Names & Wedding Halls: Chronicle of Shame

 4th Austrian Networking Conference


JUS AMANDI Ausgabe 1/2017 | JUS AMANDI Archiv

European Court of Human Rights: Austria Must Pay Compensation for Sexual Segregation

30 March 2017

Standesamt optPfeil G4As of tomorrow: wedding-halls open to same-gender couples

As of tomorrow, 1 April 2017, registered partnerships in Austria will be concluded at the same place as marriages: in the wedding-halls of the civil registry offices ("Standesamt"). At the same time the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Austria has to pay compensation for the segregation it stubbornly has upheld for many years. persons.

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IUS AMANDI issue 4/2016 released

22 December 2016

 Cover opt

 Historic: RKL-President Graupner Received Vienna State Golden Medal of Merits
 Registered Partnership: Family Names & Wedding Halls

 Federal Presidential Elections: RKL congratulates Alexander Van der Bellen


JUS AMANDI Ausgabe 4/2016 | JUS AMANDI Archiv

RKL-President Graupner Received Vienna State Golden Medal of Merits

14 November 2016

Graupner Frauenberger Orden Brunner Verdienstzeichen RKL Pfeil G4Government decorations for the first time in Austrian history awarded to LGBTI-activists

In the year 2016, celebrating 25 years of Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), the Vienna state government, for the first time in Austrian history, has awarded governmental decorations for merits against discrimination and for equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons.

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