The protection of LGBTQ+ rights in the ECJ and the ECtHR

Travaglini, Elena (A.A. 2020/2021) The protection of LGBTQ+ rights in the ECJ and the ECtHR. Tesi di Laurea in International organization and human rights, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Francesco Cherubini, pp. 132. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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A macro view over the LGBTQ+ community and its terminology: conceptualizing sexual orientation and gender identity. Protecting LGBTQ+ individuals through regulation in Europe. A human rights protection of LGBTQ+ rights at the council of Europe. An analysis of the most relevant Articles of the European convention on human rights. Significant ECtHR cases regarding transgender issues: legal recognition of gender reassignment and right to respect for private and family life. Significant ECtHR cases regarding same-sex issues. An economical protection of LGBTQ+ rights in the European Union. LGBTQ+ rights recognition under EU law: from the treaty of Rome to the council directive 2000/78. Protection against discrimination in the sphere of employment. Protecting the legal age of retirement and access to State pensions for transgender individuals and their partners. Comparing and protecting civil unions as de facto marriages. A turning point for LGBTQ+ recognition before the European Court of justice with the charter of fundamental rights of the European Union. The charter of fundamental rights of the European Union for LGBTQ+ issues. Implication of the charter of fundamental rights in LGBTQ+ case-law before the European Court of justice: asylum seekers. Member States restrictions on blood donation. A renewed perspective for the legal recognition of same sex marriages across EU borders.


Bibliografia: pp. 113-121.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: International organization and human rights
Thesis Supervisor: Cherubini, Francesco
Thesis Co-Supervisor: De Blasio, Emiliana
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2022 08:34
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022 08:34


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