Lesbian Couple excluded from Child Fostering
09.05.2014 | Austria
Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL): „We take this scandalous case to Strasbourg“
The Austrian Administrative Supreme Court has confirmed the ban on child fostering for same-sex couples in the state of Lower Austria. The couple which had been refused to be adopted on the list of potential foster parents would have no right at all to challenge this exclusion from the list. Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), Austria´s LGBT-rights-association, is outraged that the two women even are refused the right to challenge their discrimination
The End of the Enlightenment?
Constitutional Court Turns Down Insemination-Ban for Lesbian Couples
17 Jan 2014
Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL): “A great day for human rights”
Rechtskomitee LAMBDA (RKL), Austria’s civil rights organisation for homo-, bisexual and transgender people, celebrates the fifth victory of its registered-partnership-litigation-offensive. As the first supreme court in the world doing so the Austrian Constitutional Court (the world´s oldest constitutional court) turned down the statutory ban on donor insemination for lesbian couples as violating human rights.