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Dance your Protest

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Music and dance have always been important elements of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Individuals and groups have used dance in various creative ways throughout the day’s history to raise awareness and protest, or simply to provide a unique creative outlet! In celebration of International Dance Day we’ve gathered seven great tips to help you incorporate dance …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Nepal

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Nepal In Nepal, actions around the IDAHOT 2014 over various days. Highlights included a press conference announcing the IDAHOT 2014 programme ahead, a rainbow flag-raising and speeches at the British High Commission, and a gala event – all in Kathmandu. The gala event featured dance and music performances, by participants from 5 regions of Nepal, as well as “Catwalk To …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Malta

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Malta 2014 was a landmark year for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Malta. The major event of the year was of course the 2nd annual International IDAHO Forum being held in the country, on May 13-14, featuring the participation of the Maltese Prime Minister, high level ministers from various countries, and LGBTI rights advocates and civil society …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Canada

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Canada In Canada, 85 organisations co-signed a special May 17 open letter, calling on the government to affirm its support for LGBTI rights internationally, which included a 10 point plan for dealing with human rights abuses of LGBTI people around the world. Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, responded with an official statement underscoring the strong commitment of the Canadian government …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago The organisations Friends for Life, CAISO and CariFLAGS joined forces this year to organise events around May 17 in downtown Port of Spain and Belmont, Trinidad & Tobago. The events went on for two days and consisted of: Friday May 16, 1:30pm: Friends for Life held a demonstration at the Port of Spain International Finance Centre, the …

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