IDAHOT Events 2015: Statues and landmarks being decorated in Poland

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In the city of Thorn, activists have adorned landmarks and statues with rainbow flags in celebration of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. In Krakow, the March for Equality took place once again and at the international IDAHOT vigil people gathered to pray against Homophobia and Transphobia.

[box type=”note” ]We are still busy collecting information on this year’s IDAHOT activities and are waiting to hear back from activists and event organisers. If you have information to share with us, please write us at contact@dayagainsthomophobia.org[/box]
In thorn, this action was also conducted for last year’s IDAHOT but this year many more monuments and statues were wrapped in rainbow flags. You can find more images here.Poland_RainbowDeco

On Saturday, May 16, around 350 activists gathered for the ‘traditional’ March for Equality in Krakow. They were confronted with a number of anti-demonstrators but protected by the police.

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Source: queer.de


As part of the international IDAHOT vigils, the Church of St. Martin in Krakow hosted a service against Homophobia and Transphobia that was accompanied by a classical concert.
The international vigils are coordinated by Progetto Gionata.

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