Get Involved

Reach out to candidates and parties in your country by writing to them by email, post or via social media asking them to sign our pledge committing to human rights and LGBTI equality at https://www.comeout.eu/sign-the-pledge/

  • Come out to vote on May 23-26! Find out whether you need to register, how to do so and how the elections work at https://www.european-elections.eu/
  • Spread the word on social media! Download our ComeOut Social Media Toolkit for tips, messages and visuals and remember to use our hashtags #ComeOut4EU, #ComeOut2Vote and #EqualityInDiversity. You can also keep up to date by following @ILGAEurope on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Access our translated versions of the pledge in GermanGreek, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian and Slovenian

Tools, inspirations and good practices 

In April 2019, ILGA-Europe hosts three interactive webinars of the European elections series. The webinars focus on supporting LGBTI organisations' work around elections generally, providing tools, inspirations and good practices.

The first interactive webinar series focuses on advocacy and alliance building, and agenda setting for LGBTI rights. 

You hear from Mirka Makuchowska, KPH - Poland, Marta Ramos, ILGA Portugal and Alexander Hammelburg, COC Netherlands. The webinar was organised by Laura Piazza, Senior Campaign & Programmes Officer at ILGA -Europe and moderated by Juliana Teoh, Advocacy Officer at ILGA-Europe.

To access this webinar, please contact Juliana Teoh at [email protected]

The second interactive webinar series focuses on creative tools and ideas to give visibility to LGBTI issues around elections.

You hear from Vincenzo Braná, Arcigay - Italy, Teodora Rosetti-Ion-Rotaru, Accept - Romania and Aurore Foursy, Inter-LGBT - France. The webinar was organised and moderated by Laura Piazza, Senior Campaign & Programmes Officer at ILGA -Europe.

Check out the recording at https://vimeo.com/332011064

The third interactive webinar series focuses on how to mobilise the LGBTI communities around the elections.

You hear from Lana Gobec, Legebitra - Slovenia, and Monika Pisankaneva, Bilitis - Bulgaria. The webinar was organised and moderated by Laura Piazza, Senior Campaign & Programmes Officer at ILGA -Europe.

Check out the recording at https://vimeo.com/332011064