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IDAHOT Report 2015: Canada

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In North Vancouver local authorities marked the day officially by flying the rainbow flag after activists petitioned for their council to take action for May 17th. In British Columbia LGBTI youth group Out In Schools ran their regular Rise Against Homophobia film competition, in which young people ages 12 to 19 were invited to create and share short films tackling …

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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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May 17 2014 in Vancouver, Canada !

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Various groups have announced a diverse series of events in Vancouver, Canada for the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia 2014. Communities will gather for a cultural event and panel discussion on LGBTIQ* refugees in Canada, as well as for ‘Gay & Grey’ – a conversation over breakfast about what it means to be LGBTQ, out, and aging. Events to …

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Canada canada may 17th Canada IDAHO Report 2013

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The First National GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) Summit was held in Toronto, May 17 – 20. This gathered together young people and educators from across Canada with a focus on promoting safer and more inclusive schools for everyone. Organisers also staged a rainbow flashmob event on the first evening of the conference – Friday, May 17. In central Montreal, a special …

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