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IDAHOT Report 2014: Iceland

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Iceland In Iceland, the organisation Samtökin ’78 used the occasion of May 17, 2014, to question the candidates for the upcoming elections about their stands on LGBTIQ issues & Human Rights. The city of Akranes also marked the day by flying the rainbow flag. Under the theme ‘Do Queer Votes Count?’, the organisation Samtökin ’78 hosted activities for IDAHOBIT. In …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Uruguay

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Uruguay The organization Ovejas Negras (Black Sheep) led actions for IDAHOT this year, once again, by calling for recognition of May 17 as an international day of struggle against homo-transphobic discrimination. The grass roots group called on people not to support legislators who were against, or who did not support, progressive sexual rights laws: specifically, on same sex marriage and …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Bulgaria

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Bulgaria The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia was commemorated with three different events in Bulgaria: A discussion with MEP Candidates, a Live Art Installation, and a Bike Rally in Sofia on May 17. Discussion event focuses on European elections For IDAHOT 2014 in Bulgaria, a key discussion event took place with the participation of Victor Lilov, MEP candidate from …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Greece

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Greece The groups Athens Pride and Colour Youth – LGBTQ Community of Athens, commemorated the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014 in conjunction with ʺVote for your rightsʺ a joint awareness raising campaign for the 2014 European parliamentary elections. On May 17, volunteers for the Vote for Your Rights program carried placards through the historic center of Athens, with …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Luxembourg

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Luxembourg In Luxembourg, various actions including an online campaign were organised to commemorate the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. Rosa Lëtzebuerg, together with the information center CIGALE held an action called “1000 Hands against Discrimination” at the Clairfontainesplaz in the city of Luxembourg. The action also consisted of an information booth which included information about the Come Out Campaign …

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