06/12/2013 | ILGA-LAC - Oficial de Comunicación
Activists and other concerned citizens in Jamaica are working to build support for a shelter for homeless LGBT youths who have sought refuge in the sewers after being driven out of their family homes and out of abandoned buildings. >>>
06/12/2013 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
The Interim Steering Committee of PAI, Pan Africa ILGA, a federation of 84 LGBTI organizations, is delighted to invite activists from the whole continent for its second regional conference to take place in Nairobi, Kenya from March 24th March till March 28th 2014.
PAI, the largest federation of its kind in Africa is the African regional chapter of ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association which held its first world conference in Africa, in Johannesburg in 1999. In May 2007, activists gathered in South Africa's capit >>>
Joint statement by civil society organisations calling on Members of the European Parliament to support the amended Estrela Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in the plenary vote on 10 December. >>>
2nd Symposium Against Discriminations9-14 December 2013, Ankara 9 December, MondayClasses Against Discriminations / 13:30 – 16:30“Media and Representation: How are LGBT identities portrayed?”Hacettepe University, Communications Faculty 11 December,... >>>
Currently, a worldwide investigation that concerns direct and indirect discrimination due to homo- or transphobia in the professional is conducted by the Research Center for Work and Consumer Psychology of "Université libre de Bruxelles".
The wish is to collect a maximum of testimonies from people with a job or in search of a job in order to raise awareness of the phenomenon among the public authorities and companies. >>>
Israeli President Shimon Peres has become the highest ranking Israeli politician to announce their support for same-sex couples having the right to marry – although his role in Government is largely ceremonial.
The 19th Manila Metro Lesbian Gay Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Pride March will wind its way through the Philippines capital in two days time, in the longest running celebration of its kind in Asia. >>>
A conservative religious party in the Israeli Government coalition has torpedoed efforts to provide same-sex parents with children with the same tax cuts offered to opposite-sex parents, using its veto power to sink the proposal.
Outspoken homophobe and Australian Army Reserve Major Bernard Gaynor has hit out at the Australian Defense Force issuing a set of rainbow gay pride cufflinks and lapel pins, claiming ‘normal’ Australians would ‘shudder’ at the thought.
The Third International Intersex Forum, supported by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, took place in Malta between 29 November and 1 December 2013.
This event brought together 34 activists representing 30 intersex organisations from all continents. >>>