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IDAHOT Report 2014: Georgia

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Activists in Tbilisi, Georgia made the invisible, visible on Sunday, May 18, 2014, when they left more than 100 shoes in Pushkini Square, Tbilisi – where a planned march to commemorate the IDAHOT on May 17 had had to be called off, for security reasons. Called a “Protest on Behalf of the Invisible & Against Invisibility”, the act symbolised both …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Cameroon

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Cameroon In Cameroon, despite laws criminalising same sex relationships and a recent uptick in violent hate crimes against LGBTI communities, various actions were held in commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014. Sexual, gender and human rights communities came together to coordinate a meeting which brought together religious and political leaders to discuss homosexuality. An exhibition on …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic The organization UNIDI Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic organized the 2nd GLBTH University Forum, in commemoration also of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014. Progressive communities of faith as well as LGBTI family groups also came together to take action on the IDAHOT. The Day in the Dominican Republic was also marked by a video …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Ireland

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Ireland Across Ireland, LGBTI and other civil, political and faith groups organised a variety of events in at least five different cities in celebration of the IDAHOT 2014. Actions included religious services, online panel discussions, music events and a campaign to stop homophobic and transphobic bullying in the workplace. The Stand Up at Work Campaign Together with ICTU, BeLonG To …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Jamaica

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Jamaica Despite laws criminalising same sex relationships, and a reputation for being one of the most inhospitable places for LGBTI people to live, a well-attended symposium took place to discuss and affirm LGBTI rights in Jamaica, around the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014. The group J-Flag of Jamaica organized a symposium, on the theme of Personality, Religion and …

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