IDAHOBIT 2016

 

COMMUNITY EVENT

A CELEBRATION OF LGBT LIFE

 

Brighton is marking International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Wednesday 17th May, 2017.

May 17th commemorates the day in 1990 the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from its list of mental diseases.

 

In 86 countries globally, homosexual acts are illegal while in many countries lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and those who identify as trans are often murdered simply for their sexuality or gender identity.

 

Join us as we celebrate LGBT lives around the globe.

 

Hosted by the Volunteers of the Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum.

 

An alfresco evening of LGBT excellence which will include:

  • Live performances from The Rainbow Chorus & AJ Paterson
  • Poetry from Alice Denny
  • A minute's 'noise' to remember the international victims of homo, bi and transphobic violence; (so bring a whistle, horn, bell, tambourine, trombone etc to make some noise!) Refreshments provided.
  • Guest Speakers

WEDNESDAY 17TH MAY

6-7PM

NEW STEINE GARDENS, BRIGHTON

 

For more info visit:

www.lgbt-help.com/events/idahobit

or follow us on Twitter @LGBTSafety

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