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Looking Ahead: Canada in 2016


As longstanding supporters of IDAHOT, the Canadian LGBTI community have always been incredible at mobilising their support for May 17. This year we’re expecting a huge number of events across the country, and eagerly await further updates from activists, campaigners and community groups. In British Colombia, Kamloops Pride will host a special day of story telling to promote solidarity and …

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IDAHOT Report 2015: Canada

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In North Vancouver local authorities marked the day officially by flying the rainbow flag after activists petitioned for their council to take action for May 17th. In British Columbia LGBTI youth group Out In Schools ran their regular Rise Against Homophobia film competition, in which young people ages 12 to 19 were invited to create and share short films tackling …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Canada

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Canada In Canada, 85 organisations co-signed a special May 17 open letter, calling on the government to affirm its support for LGBTI rights internationally, which included a 10 point plan for dealing with human rights abuses of LGBTI people around the world. Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, responded with an official statement underscoring the strong commitment of the Canadian government …

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May 17 2014 in Vancouver, Canada !


Various groups have announced a diverse series of events in Vancouver, Canada for the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia 2014. Communities will gather for a cultural event and panel discussion on LGBTIQ* refugees in Canada, as well as for ‘Gay & Grey’ – a conversation over breakfast about what it means to be LGBTQ, out, and aging. Events to …

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