Paraguay Country Page 2019

The Besatón for the ninth consecutive year, organized by Lesvos and SOMOSGAY, was established as one of the most important artistic festivals of the Paraguayan capital. Dozens of artists gathered on May 18 before an audience of more than 600...

Mexico Country Page 2019

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador decreed May 17 as the Day Against Homophobia in Mexico as part of actions against discrimination in the Federal Public Administration.From the National Palace, the head of state waved the flag representing the Lgbttti community...

Argentina Country Page 2019

To celebrate #IDAHOTB Day against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, together with BA Subway, the Embassies of Belgium, Canada, Sweden, Israel and authorities of Buenos Aires City and the National Government created an imaginary subway station: the...

Honduras country page 2019

Reporting from Human Rights Watch LGBT Hondurans March Against Hate Activists Call for Gender Identity Law, Equal Marriage, Adoption By Mirte Postema (Tegucigalpa, May 23, 2019) I traveled to Honduras last week to document violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people....

Haiti Country Page 2019

Activities happened in 7 different cities in Haiti, with major initiatives taking place in the capital Port au Prince, where Ms Elie, the former Citizen Defender / Ombudsperson for Citizenship, was awarded a distinction by the Haitian LGBTI community for...

Iceland Country Page 2019

Iceland aligned with a statement by Canada and Norway in support of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) 17 May 2019 at the OSCE Permanent Council. The three states called on all OSCE participating States to eliminate...

Turkey Country Page 2019

Once again, LGBTQI initiatives were cracked down upon by authorities. On May 17, Police in Ankara harassed lawyers and trying to prevent reading of press release by Ankara Bar Association in front of Bar training center, on the occasion of...

Laos Country Page 2019

On #May17, @CanadainLaos partnered with a record seven other embassies to celebrate #IDAHOT by hosting a briefing and reception on #LGBTQ2 issues in Lao PDR. 100+ people attended, exceeding expectations! The event aimed to bring greater policy substance to #IDAHOT...

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