Rights of LGBTI persons

Case-Law Guide

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Lapunov v. Russia, no. 28834/19


Abduction, detention and torture of applicant by State agents in Chechnya on account of his sexual orientation and no effective investigation into the matter.
Judgment | Legal Summary

Koilova and Babulkova v. Bulgaria, no. 40209/20


Absence of any form of legal recognition and protection of same-sex couples.
Judgment | Legal Summary

Semenya v. Switzerland, no. 10934/21 (pending before the GC)


Discrimination against a professional athlete who was required under non-State regulations to lower her natural testosterone level to compete in the women’s category in international competitions.
Judgment | Legal Summary

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