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IDAHOT Report 2014: Lesotho

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Lesotho LGBTI communities and their allies came together to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Lesotho, for only the second year running in 2014. Over 200 people came together for a march through the the centre of the capital, Maseru, as well as for speeches, discussions and performances, in a series of events co-ordinated by the Matrix …

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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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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: Burundi

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Burundi A group of sexual, gender and human rights activists presented their Annual Report on the State of Homophobia in Burundi, together with a film screening at the country’s only LGBT centre. Meanwhile, a different organisation, in one of Burundi’s rural towns, also organised a community meeting and event around the IDAHOT 2014. Further details are limited for potential security …

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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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