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Australia: Community grants available for IDAHOT 2016

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Great news for IDAHOT supporters and campaigners in Australia! Health and HIV-prevention group ACON have this week announced that they will provide a number of small grants for independent community groups and social campaigns to support IDAHOT 2016. In order to receive the grant groups must be planning events in support of IDAHOT 2016 that address this year’s theme of …

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Looking Ahead: Myanmar in 2016

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Myanmar will once again hold a small number of events and campaigns to promote equality for LGBTI citizens in the country. The n0w-annual “&Proud” photo exhibition will be held from May 7 to 15 and will feature LGBT amateur photographers displayed alongside some of the best photos of LGBT subjects in the ASEAN region. Outside of this, a small handful …

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Looking Ahead: Chile in 2016

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Several organizations in Chile will be taking once again a stand on IDAHOT. On May 17 Mums Chile will hold a public demonstration against anti-LGBT violence across the country, while Todo Mejora (It Get’s Better Chile) will award the “Todo Mejora Prizes”, celebrating individuals and organizations who have contributed to the visibility of the LGBT community through positive communication. For …

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Looking Ahead: Austria in 2016

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Although news from Austria is currently sparse, we have heard from a number of campaigns and groups about their plans for IDAHOT 2016. Despite the lack of current confirmation we’re expecting a strong response from across the country. In Salzburg, Austria, members of the local LGBTI community will ‘escape queerphobia’ with a charity walk for IDAHOT 2016. Walk4Idahot will take …

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Looking Ahead: Sweden in 2016

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Once again, Swedish activists have promised a varied campaign of protests, events and celebrations to mark IDAHOT 2016. In Stockholm, the local Amnesty International group have called on people to come out for an IDAHOT ‘kiss-in’. The event, organized alongside local LGBT campaigners, will gather hundreds of demonstrators to ‘make out and make change’. Stockholm will also host a special …

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