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French minister comes out as gay on IDAHOTB to combat homophobia


From The Telegraph Henry Samuel, paris France’s digital minister Mounir Mahjoubi has come out as gay on the International Day Against Homophobia, saying it was important to speak out as a public figure himself subjected to prejudice in the past. Mr Mahjoubi, 34, a rising star in President Emmanuel Macron‘s centrist government, tweeted late on Thursday that homophobia “sometimes forces us …

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France – IDAHOTB 2018 Country page


Many events happened all across France traditionally on and around the Day. It is impossible to report on them all. A national “IDAHO France” organisation exists and does some reporting on activities but they are not representative of the Day in France (the Day is a public date and no one can, nor should, claim it for individual purposes).  The …

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IDAHOT 2017 country page: France


Le Refuge: annual fundraising week SOS Homophobie: release of the annual national report Several pride marches across France are timed to coincide with the IDAHOT week end. A demonstration in support of LGBT people in Chechnya is also planned in Paris French Embassies will organise events in many countries, including Beijing where a film screening is planned IDAHOT France: IDAHOT 2017; …

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Looking ahead: Reunion in 2016


In Saint Denis, Reunion local community organisation Orizon will hold a number of public events as art of their #GoodAsYou campaign for IDAHOT 2016. On May 15th the local community are invited to a free concert to mark the start of the campaign. On May 17th itself a special street theatre event will aim to raise awareness of IDAHOt and …

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IDAHOT 2016 Country page: FRANCE


The national anti-homophobia organisation SOS Homophobie organises actions during IDAHOT week throughout the country, in at least 14 cities, including the presentation of their national annual report on the situation of LGBT people in France, which was launched at a special IDAHOT event in Paris on May 17th. The full program of activity is available in French on the organisation’s …

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