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Our annual summary report brings stories and pics from around the IDAHOT planet

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The IDAHOT 2015  summary report brings you information and pictures from all continents on the most creative and exciting actions which marked this year’s May 17 celebrations. The report is available in High Resolution Low Resolution A photo slide show with iconic images of this year’s mobilization is also available on our Facebook page (follow the link, then click on …

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Organisations worldwide Speak Up for LGBTQI Youth on IDAHOT

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Cover Image: Advocates for Youth Traditionally, many LGBTQI youth organisations and young activists participate in organising IDAHOT celebrations. Even more so this year, as “LGBTQI Youth” had been chosen to be the global focus issue for mobilisation. It can’t be doubted that LGBTQI young people are at higher risk of bullying, of exclusion, of being kicked out by their families and of …

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European Institutions mobilised against Homophobia and Transphobia on IDAHOT


Almost all major EU institutions marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). The European Parliament, the European Commission and the European External Action Service all issued statements on this occasion. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU The High Representative of the European Union, issued a written statement on behalf of the EU, affirming the EU’s commitment to refuse …

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Over 1,000 gathered in Ho Chi Minh City ‘Celebrating the Rainbow’

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Despite the heavy rains, over 1,000 LGBTI people and allies gathered in Ho Chi Minh City for the public IDAHOT events that were organised by the organisation ICS. Across Vietnam, the IDAHOT events were a major success. The bad weather conditions did not hold back the community to have a fantastic turnout at the IDAHOT events. Earlier, PFLAG had also organised a gathering …

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Biggest IDAHOT festivity in South Korean history


The biggest IDAHOT festivity in South Korean history was held by 103 LGBTI, women’s, people with disabilities’, labor, human rights, and civil society organizations and 159 supporters on May 16th. With the title “STOP HATRED and OPEN the SQUARE”, over 1000 people from all over the country celebrated IDAHOT at the Seoul Station Square.   A face campaign on the …

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