Skip to comments.EU top job candidates back new strategy on gay rights
Posted on 05/19/2014 1:22:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
European Commission President candidates say they back an EU-wide strategy to support the fundamental rights of gay people.
All but one responded to EUobservers questions on implementing a roadmap for the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans] community.
Pro-gay rights groups and MEPs over the years have criticized the European Commission, which proposes laws, for failing to put forward a dedicated policy.
Last year, EU commissioner for justice Viviane Reding drew criticism after rejecting a comprehensive EU policy proposal on gay rights by 11 EU ministers.
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Desperate to get it done before a slew of right wing candidates are elected