Austrian Contitutional Court Struck Down Adoption Ban
Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL): „Now it’s time for marriage-equality“
As part of the current litigation offensive by Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), Austria´s LGBT-rights organisation, the Austrian Constitutional Court strikes down Austria´s ban on joint adoption by same-sex couples. RKL is calling now for an immediate lift of the marriage-ban which has lost any basis.
Registered Partnership: Pink Triangle of Austria´s Law of Names Goes to Strasbourg
13.11.2014 | Second Name vs Family Name
The Austrian Supreme Administrative Court just has decided not (!) to end the labelling of same-gender couples by a special category of names. Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), Austria´s LGBT-rights organization, now takes the case to the European Court of Human Rights.
Austria Ignores Strasbourg-Judgment
09.11.2014 | Victims of Homophobic Criminal Laws
Still 211 victims on criminal records
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has convicted Austria last year for continuously keeping criminal records of persons convicted under former homophobic criminal offences. Nevertheless the Austrian Supreme Court refuses to bring about the deletion of these criminal records. And Austrian politics remains equally inactive. Rechtskomitee LAMBDA, Austria´s LGBT-rights organisation is outraged.