The European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Association (short name: ILGA-Europe) is the European branch of ILGA, created in 1996.
ILGA-Europe works for human rights and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people at European level.
Since 2000, ILGA-Europe receives funding from the European Commission for the sexual orientation part of pan-European anti-discrimination program. Since 2003, the organisation has also developed its work around transgender issues and non-EU countries.
Full history is available from a section on ILGA-Europe's website.
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