May 17 marked across China despite bans and intimatidation

Many events took place throughout the country The Day was particularly marked in numerous Universities   Theme: Voice for Love Organizer: Cai Fan Union Event Description: Conducted outdoor advocacy on university campuses, including taking photos with slogan cards, writing down best wishes in exchange for rainbow-colored wristband and other activities.   Theme: Rainbow Location Shots Organizer: Rainbow […]

A VR Platform Did a Social Experiment with Chinese LGBTQ Participants

From VeeR VR, one of the biggest virtual reality/360 content platforms, has put together some interesting social experiments with LGBTQ folks. Based in Beijing, the platform collaborated with the Beijing LGBT Center on May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, to produce a couple videos to test if people would support […]

IDAHOT 2017 country page: France

Le Refuge: annual fundraising week SOS Homophobie: release of the annual national report Several pride marches across France are timed to coincide with the IDAHOT week end. A demonstration in support of LGBT people in Chechnya is also planned in Paris French Embassies will organise events in many countries, including Beijing where a film screening is […]

IDAHOT 2017- A festival of mobilisation coming up !

From around the world, organisations, companies, governments, cities and individuals are getting ready to celebrate sexual and gender diversities. We bring a glimpse of what’s cooking! In Buenos Aires, the  LGBTIQ family organization AFDA will celebrate the date to increase international visibility of LGBTIQ families by projecting a specially made short film inspired by this […]

Solo un mes para IDAHOT – Muchos eventos se acercan!

Alrededor del mundo, organizaciones, empresas, entes gubernamentales, ciudades e individuos se están preparando para celebrar la diversidad sexual y de genero. Les traemos una selección de lo que va a ocurrir! En Buenos Aires, la organización familiar LGBTIQ AFDA celebrará la fecha para aumentar la visibilidad internacional de las familias LGBTIQ mediante la proyección de […]

IDAHOT 2016 country reports: China

On May 17th, the Beijing Gender Health Education Institute started the “All Gender Toilet Project” in Beijing to encourage gender-friendly businesses, UN branch offices, and local NGOs to put up a new toilet sign to publicly demonstrate their embracing of gender diversity and gender equality. Later this month, the organisation will publish the initial version of the Gender […]

More an more actions announced for IDAHOT

The IDAHOT info flow has now reached its annual hectic peak, and we can once again marvel at the fantastic creativity of LGBT campaigners across the world. Like every year, we are receiving many messages from local groups and even individuals, confirming the IDAHOT is a moment that is accessible to everyone. In line with […]

IDAHOT Events 2015: China

UNESCO Beijing continues to do good work in China by supporting the rights of LGBTI individuals throughout the country. This year, in partnership with lesbian rights group Common Language, the group have launched the ‘Be Myself’ campaign aimed at raising public awareness on the issues facing young LGBTI people. [box type=”note” ]We are still busy […]

IDAHOT Report 2014: China

China In China, despite some restrictions – involving the arrests of various activists before May 17 – more than 90% of planned events around the country were successfully carried out. This amounted to a total of more than a hundred events around the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014. The following is a short […]

Companies mobilise for IDAHOT

Companies are increasingly investing the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia as a tool for action.   The IDAHOT is getting increased attention from corporations, which see the Day as a powerful entry point for action. Major international corporations have now understood that in order to build valid and credible Diversity and Inclusion strategies for their […]

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