IDAHOT events 2015: Cameroon

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Affirmative Action/Alternative Cameroon organised a series of IDAHOT events in Yaoundé, including a film screening followed by a round table discussion on LGBTI youth, a football match between an LGBTI team and a straight team and a Gala and Pride evening and party where 250 people, straight and gay, celebrated diversity. LGBT organisations from Douala and Garoua, two main cities of Cameroon, participated in the festivities.
A bubble of freedom in a country where harsh legal sanctions and heavy social stigma are the daily lot of LGBT people.
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Projection of films “PRIDE” and “Prayers for Bobby” (ph courtesy of AAC’s FB page)
 
 
 
 
 
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Allies boldly show support in Gay-Straight football match.
 
 
 
 

Organisations ADEFHO, SID’ADO and  COFENHO developed a series of activities in Capital city Douala
May 16 : a panel discussion on the topic: the exclusion of lesbians and bisexual women from African national soccer teams : How to create a favorable environment for LGBT sport? With the participation of Ms. Alice Nkom, lawyer and Human Rights Activist, and patron of the event  and a former Cameroon international and former professional footballer Sylvain Nkom
Sunday, May 17: friendly match between the combined ADEFHO – SID’ADO team and ” Edutainment Veterans Club Bali”
This activity have been made possible thanks tp the support football versus homophobia and @farenet small grants programme.
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