• SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

LGBTI rights: The EU should lead by example and not just talk the talk

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317545

Shoot Date

04 Feb 2014

Shoot Location

European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium;

Production Company

S&D Group

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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (MAY 16, 2013) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 1. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF A MARRIED GAY COUPLE AT THEIR PLACE 2. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF PICTURES OF THE COUPLE'S WEDDING 3. ALAIN BOSSUYT (DOCTOR OF LETTERS AND PHILOSOPHY) SAYING (FRENCH): "We have been together for 27 years and officially married since the 27th of September 2003." 4. CUTAWAY: ALAIN BOSSUYT READING IN THE SOFA 5. ALAIN BOSSUYT (DOCTOR OF LETTERS AND PHILOSOPHY) SAYING (FRENCH): "I had the impression while travelling in Alsace, that we were refused a room by a hotel because we were a gay couple. With you as well we had another a problem in Alsace, the hotel-keeper was outraged when she learned that we had reserved a room with a single bed." 6. CUTAWAY: COUPLE LOOKING AT PICTURES 7. ALAIN BOSSUYT (DOCTOR OF LETTERS AND PHILOSOPHY) SAYING (FRENCH): "One day Luc had to go to the hospital at Morlet with an ambulance and when the staff asked me what was the relation I had with the person I was assisting and that I replied that according to the Belgium law I was his husband they were shocked! " 8. CUTAWAY: ALAIN BOSSUYT AND LUC LEGRAND READING IN THE SOFA 9. ALAIN BOSSUYT (DOCTOR OF LETTERS AND PHILOSOPHY) SAYING (FRENCH): "Europe will be social and humanist, defender of freedom or just won't be. If Europe fails to achieve this mission, it won't survive." STRASBOURG, FRANCE (FEBRUARY 4, 2014) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 10. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN BRUSSELS (EXTERIOR) 11. CUTAWAT: VARIOUS OF THE VOTE ON HOMOPHOBIA AND DISCRIMINATION 12. CUTAWAY: MICHAEL CASHMAN TALKING TO A JOURNALIST 13. MICHAEL CASHMAN (S&D MEP, UK) SAYING (ENGLISH): "It's an historical moment for LGBTI people. Whether there are obvious gaps like in information about the rights of LGBTI people, whether there is discrimination still going on in the work place, then they need to take action. 14. CUTAWAY: CLOSE UP ON MICHAEL CASHMAN 'S EYES 15. MICHAEL CASHMAN (S&D MEP, UK) SAYING (ENGLISH): "But we are saying: respect that the subsidiarity of Member States, respect that some countries believe that they should do it and not others but have a complete EU wide view that homophobia is unacceptable…" 16. CUTAWAY: CLOSE UP ON MICHAEL CASHMAN 'S HANDS 17. MICHAEL CASHMAN (S&D MEP, UK) SAYING (ENGLISH): "…and discrimination on the basis of being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex is completely unacceptable. " 18. CUTAWAY: MICHAEL CASHMAN TALKING TO A JOURNALIST 19. MICHAEL CASHMAN (S&D MEP, UK) SAYING (ENGLISH): "Europe is a Europe of fundamental human rights and equality for all. And if you sacrifice one group you get back to the conditions that created the Second World War where groups were sacrificed in order for others to survive. That is not the Europe that we, Socialists and Democrats believe in."
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