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IDAHOT 2017 country page: Belize


Empower Yourself Belize Movement (EYBM):  2nd IDAHOT event; hosting a cocktail/ celebration with local and international agencies, the LGBTI community, NGO’s, friends, families and allies to with species from special guest; releasing rainbow balloon in the evening at 5:30 p.m.; all events on May 17

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IDAHOT 2016 country page: Belize


From the organisers, inspiring work about how to grow momentum! “Seven years ago, no one had heard of IDAHOT, in 2010, no one discussed IDAHOT. In 2012, we started the conversation, in 2013 balloons were released at the round about, in 2014 over 100 persons showed up at a event at the former GG house, in 2015, we documenting the …

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IDAHOT reports 2015: Belize

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Even though criminal sanctions against homosexuality are still in place in Belize, the global focus issue on youth provided an entry point for the country’s special envoy for women and children to call for acceptance of diversities and for ending human rights abuses against children.  

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Central Americans tackle homophobia through sports!


To mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia the Federation of Gay Games and LGBT sports group Didesex Desportes have joined together to promote a series of events across Mexico and Central America.  As part of the event games will be held in Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua to promote IDAHOT 2015. As well as …

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IDAHOT Reports 2014: Belize

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Belize IDAHOT 2014 in Belize comprised a pathbreaking series of events, featuring a special message of support from Belize’s First Lady, Kim Simplis-Barrow. 150 people, including Belizean Senator Lisa Shoman, and top US and UK diplomats, gathered for events. Actions included prayers, emotional speeches from the community, a candle-light event, exchange of flowers, and an original video release, “Love Conquers …

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