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Note on event listing: Due to limited capacity, we are not able to provide a comprehensive overview of the hundreds of events that will take place worldwide. We list on this site the information that was directly sent to us (without edits).
During the “season” of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, which traditionally stretches over 10 days around May 17, we will report more extensively on social media on worldwide activities. Please connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Institute of Current World Affairs, DC. Discussions:
12 p.m. ET Monday, May 17
LGBTQ+ activism and Africa: A conversation with Robbie Corey-Boulet and Fabrice Houdart

Please join us marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Former fellow Robbie Corey-Boulet talks to trustee Fabrice Houdart about LGBTQ+ activism in Africa, Robbie’s book Love Falls on Us, A Story of American Ideas and African LGBT Lives, and his fellowship in West Africa. With an introduction by former Ambassador to Denmark Rufus Gifford.

Register here


vent: DRAG: South Africa and the United States
Direction: The United States Mission in South Africa has partnered with South Africa’s GALA Queer Archive and drag performers from South Africa and the United States for a celebration of drag and queer identity in commemoration of IDAHOT. The event will take place live at the Rosa Parks Library (affiliated with the U.S. Embassy) in Soweto, Johannesburg and will be streamed live on the U.S. Embassy Facebook Page (@USEmbassySA). Event page here: https://fb.me/e/LWCu8mw1
Date: May 20, 2021
Time: 3pm – South Africa Standard Time
Info: The United States Mission in South Africa has partnered with South Africa’s GALA Queer Archive and drag performers from South Africa and the United States for a celebration of drag and queer identity in commemoration of IDAHOT. The event will take place live at the Rosa Parks Library (affiliated with the U.S. Embassy) in Soweto, Johannesburg and will be streamed live on the U.S. Embassy Facebook Page (@USEmbassySA). Event page here: https://fb.me/e/LWCu8mw1


Event: Día Internacional contra la LGBTQfobia: Retos y avances en Latinoamerica
Direction: Evento online trasmitido desde New York City
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5PiW24OhRyNNcu-zZcn9Ng
Date: 17/Mayo/2021
Time: 07:00 pm / Hora New York
Info: América Diversa Inc, una organización que nace en el 2020, ubicada en Nueva York , que tiene como objetivo promover derechos LGBTQ+ Latinxs refugiadxs, solicitantes de Asilo y migrantes en está ciudad, a propósito del Día Internacional contra la Homofobia, Bifobia y Transfobia, realizaremos un foro virtual Internacional en el grupo LGBTQ+ de las Américas, para hablar de la situación actual de la LGBTIQfobia que atormenta nuestra comunidad en latinoamérica.

Desde América Diversa contaremos con la participación de activistas de las Americas para hacer conversar de los retos y avances en sus países para erradicar la discriminación basada en la orientación sexual, identidad y expresión de género.

Este encuentro que se realizará el día lunes 17 de mayo del 2021  a las 7:00 pm vía Zoom y transmitido en YouTube.

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