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The 2018 Photo Album – A Magic Flying Carpet around the World

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This year’s global focus on “Alliances for Solidarity” resonated across the world, with many organisations taking ownership of the theme to reach out to allies and supporters. Alliances are definitely the backbone of our struggles. In a world where traditional fault-lines between progressives and conservatives are being blurred by populist movements, it is more essential than ever to reconnect all …

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May 17 marked across China despite bans and intimatidation

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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 Group of Universities in Guangzhou …

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Turkey – IDAHOTB 2018 Country Page

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Reporting on events by KAOS GL: There is an ongoing state of emergency in Turkey as well as a ban on LGBTI events in Ankara, LGBTI organizations and initiatives are under great pressure to organize such events and demonstrations. But still there are many events organized across Turkey: KaosGL released a press statement regarding the ongoing bans against LGBTI+ demonstrations …

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Companies mark IDAHOTB 2018 with actions and messages

  Corporations are more and more aware of the challenges and opportunities of Equality at the workplace. May 17th is being increasingly invested by companies and their LGBT networks as a day of mobilisation, action and reflection. At European level, the Work Place Pride network  organised a global conference in Amsterdam that focused on the global dimension of LGBT equality at …

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EY in full swing for workplace equality on IDAHOTB 2018

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IDAHOTB is a key annual landmark for Unity – EY’s professional network for LGBT+ professionals and their allies. Unity has more than 4,600 members globally, hailing from all four of EY’s geographic Areas (Americas, Asia-Pacific, EMEIA [Europe, Middle East, India and Africa] and Japan). To mark IDAHOTB, Unity holds an annual global photographic competition, which is open to all EY people …

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