The Award-Winners of Europeans Tolerantia-Price since 2006


  • 2006 Volker Beck member of the German Parliament for the Green Party
    Günter Dworek activist in the gay and lesbian movement
  • 2007 The “Human Rights and Sexual Identity (MERSI)” a group of Amnesty International
  • 2008 Tanja Walther sports scientist Philipp Lahm captain of the German national football team Dr. Theo Zwanziger president of the German football federation DFB
  • 2009 Hans-Wolfram Stein teacher in Bremen
  • 2010 Wieland Speck and Mabel Aschenneller producers of the international LGBT-Film Award TEDDY
  • 2011 Lala Süsskind Chairperson of the Jewish Community of Berlin 2012 Elfi Scho-Antwerpes Mayoress of Cologne
  • 2013 Maria Sabine Augstein lawyer and trans*-activist
  • 2014 Cornelius “Corny” Littmann entrepreneur, entertainer, theater owner (Schmidt Theater) and former President (2002 to 2010) of Hamburg’s football club FC St. Pauli
  • 2015 Klaus Wowereit former Governing Mayor of Berlin (2001-2014)
  • 2016 The Protestant Church in Berlin, Brandenburg and Silesian Upper Lusatia (EKBO), The Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau EKHN), The Protestant Church in the Rhineland
  • 2017 Heiko Maas German Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection
  • 2018 Johannes Kram author, lyricist, blogger and marketing strategist
  • 2019 Open for Business an international network of companies
  • 2020 Dunja Hayali Journalist


  • 2006 Dr. Louis-George Tin LGBT*- and Anti-Racism-activist, founder of the IDAHOT;2007 the play Place des mythos/Delusion Square a musical comedy
  • 2008 Bruno Solo journalist, and actor, producer of TV series “Caméra café” and “Kaamelott”
  • 2009 Paris Foot Gay soccer club
  • 2010 Caroline Mécary lawyer
  • 2011 Olivier Dussopt PS (Parti Socialiste), MP of the French National Assembly
    Franck Riester UMP (L’Union pour un mouvement populaire), MP of the French National Assembly
  • 2012 Véronique Eledut teacher at Lycée JB Corot in Paris
  • 2013 Le Petit Journal a daily TV news show hosted by Yann Barthès
  • 2014 „“ a collaborative website presenting cartoons against homo-phobia in France
  • 2015 Irène Théry sociologist, member of the ‘Haut Conseil de la Famille’ 28
  • 2016 Amnesty International France
  • 2017 Stéphane Corbin French composer and singer Océane Rosemarie French singer, humorist, actress and director
  • 2018 Christiane Taubira former Minister of Justice
  • 2019 Collective Intersex Persons and Allies – CIA Organisation of Intersex Persons and Allies
  • 2020 Jacques Toubon Ombudsman in France, Defender of Rights Giovanna Ricon Activist for Trans*persons
  • 2021 Elise Goldfarb and Julia Layani LGBTIQ+ Allies and Consulting entrepreneur


  • 2006 Kazimierz Kutz Senator in the Polish Senate
  • 2007 Piotr Pacewicz Journalist and civil-rights activist
  • 2008 Marzanna Pogorzelska Teacher
  • 2009 Prof. Zbigniew Hołda Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
  • 2010 Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka posthum, former vice primier of Poland (she died at the age of 59 on 10.04.2010 as a passenger in an air-crash in Smolensk)
  • 2011 Adam Bodnar, LL.M., Ph.D. Head of the Department of Legal Affairs at the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
  • 2012 Dr. Katarzyna Bojarska Professor at the Institue of Psychology of the University of Gdansk, and „No Taboo”, the Psychosexual Health Centre in Gdansk
  • 2013 Ewa Siedlecka Journalist
  • 2014 Monika Płatek Profdessor at the Institute of Criminal Law of the University of Warsaw
  • 2015 Ewa Wanat Radio journalist and television personality
  • 2016 Ilona Łepkowska Screenwriter, member of the Polish Film Academy,
    president of Television Association ‘Serial’
  • 2017 El·zbieta Szcz ˛esna founder of the Association “Akceptacja” (Acceptance)
    Association of Families and Friends of LGBTs in Poland
  • 2018 The Polish LGBT+ community
  • 2019 Bartosz Staszewski LGBTIQ+ activist and filmmaker
  • 2020 Andrzej Selerowicz social activist for gays and lesbians
  • 2021 Katarzyna Augustynek Master of Laws and foreign languages instructor


  • 2015 Máirtín Ó Muilleoir member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, SF, Lord Mayor of Belfast from (2013-2014)
  • 2016 Marry Mc Aleese President of the Republic of Ireland (1997-2011)
  • 2017 Chris Hudson minister for All Soul’s Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church in South Belfast
  • 2018 Bronagh Waugh is a Northern Irish Actress
  • 2019 Lyra McKee posthum, Journalist and LGBTQI+ Rights Campaigner
    (she was fatally shot during rioting in the Creggan area of Derry in 2019)
  • 2020 Love EQUALITY Campaign for Equal Marriage in Northern Ireland
  • 2021 Les Allamby Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission