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IDAHOT 2017 Country Page: Portugal


It Gets Better, Portugal: Colóquio; May 17, various events @ Porto & Matosinhos 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., distribution of free hugs in front of Via Catarina Center; 3:00 pm, colloquium “Thinking the City on LGBTI Issues with th Municipality of Porto; 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., distribution of free hugs in Praça da Liberdade; 6:30 p.m. collective hug in Praça …

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IDAHOT Report 2016: Portugal


IDAHOT 2016 marked the first year of official recognition in Portugal, which was recognized by the government in 2015. As an official day May 17 saw government organisations marking the day in small ways, while a number of public organisations also held events. In Lisbon, campaigners from Dezanove hosted debate with a local Member of European Parliament on the subject …

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IDAHOT Events 2016: Portugal


In Lisbon, campaigners from Dezanove will host a debate with a local Member of European Parliament on the subject of LGBT issues. The event is free to attend for all the public and hopes to raise a meaningful dialogue around issues such as discrimination and legal protection in Portugal. For more news and updates please follow us on Facebook and …

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Breaking news: Portugal recognises May 17 as National Day against Discriminations

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From On Friday June 26th, the Portuguese Parliament unanimously approved a measure to formally adopt 17 May as the National Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia’. In doing so, the Parliament committed to “engage in fulfilling national and international commitments to combat homophobic and transphobic discrimination,” according to Publico. The text of the resolution reads that the day “is celebrated around the world and officially …

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