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IDAHOT 2014 Report: Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia was commemorated for the first time ever in 2014, in the form of the pioneering campaign – #WalkWithMePNG – organised by local LGBT rights group, Kapul Champions. For a full overview of this year’s actions in Papua New Guinea you can download this pdf (1.1mb), produced by Kapul Champions. As …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Mauritius

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Mauritius In Mauritius, local LGBTQI communities came together for a participatory art exhibition – “I Love Rainbows” – involving body painting and encouraging participants to freely express themselves, on May 17. Many also joined, together with allies, for the 9th Rainbow Parade at the start of June. The legal situation for LGBTI communities is ambiguous in Mauritius, where colonial era …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: United States

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United States In the United States, President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice-President Joe Biden released statements and tweets of support for the worldwide May 17 mobilisations this year. A nationwide initiative to demand full and equal non-discrimination protections as a human rights imperative co-ordinated a ‘Day of Organising’, with some activity taken around May 17 in …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Brazil

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Brazil According to final figures released by ABGLT – the Brazilian national umbrella group for LGBT associations – a total of 183 events were held in Brazil around the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in 2014. Actions were held in at least 20 states, and in at least 55 towns and cities. Once again, this makes Brazil (along with …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan In Uzbekistan, a small underground group of LGBTI and human rights activists commemorated the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia for the fourth time, in 2014. They advised that, due to the dangerous situation for sexual and gender minorities in the country, it was not possible to mark the Day openly. We have removed all identifiers for security reasons. …

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