Budapest, Hungary
2000 - 2003 IPF Fellow

Affiliation: Founding director of Hatter, a leading Hungarian nonprofit organization working on gay and lesbian rights issues.

Fellow projects
2002 - 2003:
Lesbian and gay activism and policy development in Eastern Europe
The goals of the project are to develop a pilot program that establishes an ongoing forum to encourage cooperation among Central and Eastern European lesbian and gay non-governmental organizations; develop a website and compile a handbook (training manual) on non-profit management and strategic planning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, feminist and other CEE human rights organizations; and write a policy paper for the above-mentioned organizations as well as the Ombudsman's Bureau on Minorities and the human rights commissions of CEE political parties.

Working groups: Comparative Studies, Sexual Minorities Policy

Relevant countries: Hungary, Czech Republic

2000 - 2001: Documentation of civil law cases concerning sexual minorities in Hungary
The objectives of the project are to document, group and write up civil law cases concerning gay, lesbian, bisexual issues in Hungary over the past three years; conduct interviews with judges and lawyers regarding such cases; research and prepare working materials for activists and interested individuals working on advocacy and judicial reform related to the rights of sexual minorities; and develop a policy paper in the field of law/human rights and minorities.

Working groups: Sexual Minorities Policy

Relevant countries: Hungary