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24th world conference in Vienna
ILGA pursues its 30 year-long dialogue with the international LGBTI movement
24/11/2008
Created in 1978 as IGA, the International Gay Association, the organisation known for the last 22 years as ILGA, the International Lesbian and Gay Association will be known from...
World
material on state sponsored homophobia
ILGA to celebrate its 30th anniversary in Vienna
11/11/2008
The International Lesbian and Gay Association will hold its 24th world conference Nov 3 – 6 in Vienna, Austria. 200 lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex activists from over...
World
Copenhagen 2009 World Outgames
Outreach/Scholarship Support Program
22/09/2008
The World Outgames 2009 takes place from 25 July - 2 August 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark. World Outgames 2009, with its varied programs of sports, culture, and human rights...
World
Organising locally to bring about global change
ILGA XXIV World Conference: 3 - 6 November 2008, Vienna, Austria
03/07/2008
The 24rth World Conference of the International Lesbian and Gay Association will be held in Vienna, November 3 to 6, 2008. It will be co-organised by local member group Hosi-Wien....
World
11th ILGA-Europe's Annual Conference
Delegates of ILGA-Europe annual conference experience first-hand discrimination and resistance in Vilnius
12/11/2007
... but are united and determined to work together for Europe of equality and respect On 25-28 October 2007, almost 200 delegates from all over Europe gathered in the Lithuanian...
Europe
Equality in Diversity Now!
3rd ILGA-ASIA Regional Conference: Chiang Mai, Thailand - 24-27 January 2008
17/10/2007
The 3rd ILGA-ASIA Regional Conference will be held on 24-27 January 2008 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The conference will bring together LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender)...
Asia
World Day against Death Penalty
7 countries still put people to death for same-sex acts
10/10/2007
October 10 is World Day against Death Penalty. This is also the first European Day against Death Penalty as proclaimed by the Council of Europe on 27 September 2007. The Council...
World
2nd EI/PSI Sexual Diversity Forum in Vienna
Trade unionists together for LGBT rights!
19/09/2007
In 2003, Education International (EI) and Public Services International (PSI) agreed to launch the first international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers forum, which...
World
ILGA - World Conference
Minutes of ILGA's XXIII World Conference - Geneva April 2006
17/09/2007
Following is a link to the minutes of ILGA's XXIII World Conference. Thursday...
World
ILGA-LAC Conference Lima
4th Regional Conference in Latin America and the Caribbean
17/07/2007
After its 3rd Regional Conference held in Chile in 2004, ILGA will hold its 4th meeting in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference will take place in Lima from 20 –...
Latin America and Caribbean
First Pan African LGBTI Conference
African LGBTI activists meet in Johannesburg and elect a regional body to further advance towards equal rights in Africa.
11/06/2007
May 23, 2007 -- Earlier this May, 2007 more than 60 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) activists from 15 African countries gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa...
ILGA
Africa
First ILGA Pan African conference
African Lesbian and Gay activists meet in Johannesburg to challenge State Homophobia in 38 countries on the continent
04/05/2007
The first regional conference of ILGA, the International Lesbian and Gay Association, in Africa will take place in Johannesburg May 5 - 8, 2007. It aims at gathering a large number...
Africa
Johannesburg May 5-8 2007
ILGA to hold its first consultation in Africa
16/03/2007
After its 19th World Conference held in Johannesburg in 1999, the International Lesbian and Gay Association* will hold its second meeting in Africa. It will be ILGA's first regional...
Africa
World Social Forum - Nairobi 2007
Respect for All! Another world is possible – for African LGBT people, too
26/02/2007
As a project manager at ILGA, a worldwide federation of LGBT groups, Stephen Barris was in Nairobi at the end of January to attend the first World Social Forum in Africa, an event...
Stephen Barris / ILGA
Africa
World Social Forum 2007
Rich LGBT program at the World Social Forum 2007 in Nairobi, a milestone for the Kenyan LGBT movement
16/01/2007
The World Social Forum (WSF) is an annual meeting held by members of the anti-globalisation movement to coordinate world campaigns, share and refine organizing strategies, and...
Africa
The association is the largest in South America
ABGLT, Brazilian federation elects its new board with 65% of total votes
04/12/2006
Two different groups were candidates in the elections for the new board of directors of the Brazilian Gay, Lesbian and Trans Association (ABGLT), held on November 18th. The winning...
Latin America and Caribbean
200 European delegates gathered in Sofia
10th ILGA-Europe annual conference: birthday cake in family circle
10/11/2006
On 26-29th October 2006 almost 200 delegates from all over Europe gathered for the 10th ILGA-Europe annual conference in Sofia. The conference theme was “We are family: our families...
ILGA-Europe
Europe
Sofia - Bulgaria
Annual conference – celebrating families and 10 years of ILGA-Europe!
23/10/2006
Between 26 and 29 October 2006, over 200 delegates from all over Europe will gather in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia for the ILGA-Europe’s 10th annual conference (ILGA’s 28th annual...
ILGA Europe
Europe
Activism in Africa
CAL Aims to Lead Lesbians' Projects
11/07/2006
Two weeks ago, the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) held its second leadership training in Johannesburg, South Africa. Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) spearheaded...
Behind the Mask
Africa
Pride Marches
Gay rights march in Warsaw comes amid intensified struggle
09/06/2006
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Gay rights activists and politicians from throughout Europe plan to march through Warsaw Saturday in a show of support for homosexuals, who are waging an...
Europe
ILGCN World Conference
ILGCN World Culture Conference Held in Moscow
09/06/2006
Moscow / Stockholm : The first stage of this year's ILGCN World Conference on Lesbian & Gay Culture took place in the Russian capital on May 25th - right after the Nordic Rainbow...
International Lesbian & Gay Cultural Network
World
NewFest 2006, New York
GAY IMMIGRATION PLAYS A LEAD ROLE IN “THE BRIDGE”
29/05/2006
NEW YORK & SYDNEY – May 29, 2006: The Bridge, a new Australian short film which recently won the top prize at that country’s largest gay and lesbian film festival is set to debut...
North America
ILGA 23rd World Conference in Geneva
A strong demonstration of how the LGBT movement and ILGA are alive and needed in the world today
14/04/2006
With some 220 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists coming from all regions of the world, the 23rd World Conference of the International Lesbian and Gay Association,...
ILGA
World
Moscow Pride
Moscow Mayor Press-Secretary Sergei Tsoi: “Moscow authorities will not allow the conduct of gay pride in any form”
17/02/2006
Moscow authorities admit they will suppress the march in case it takes place illegally According to Interfax news agency Moscow authorities will not allow the conduct of gay...
GayRussia.Ru
Europe
Outgames - Montréal
International Conference on LGBT Human Rights 26 - 29 July 2006
14/02/2006
Montréal, 18 January 2006 – The organisers of the International Conference on LGBT Human Rights, presented from 26 to 29 July 2006 by the 1st World Outgames, have made an important...
North America
Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference - Seattle
More involvement in international work needed from US groups
25/11/2005
LGBT elected and appointed leaders from across the United States and around the world passed an historic resolution in Seattle this weekend at the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference...
Victory Fund
North America
1ST IDAHO ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE MOSCOW 2006
The Conference will Coincide with Moscow’s Planned 2006 Pride Activities that Mayor has Vowed to Ban.
09/09/2005
The first International Day against homophobia was celebrated on 17th May 2005, 15 years exactly after the World Health organization decided to remove homosexuality from its list...
Project GayRussia.ru
Europe
GAI JATRA/NEPALESE GAY PRIDE 2005
Amidst a Civil War, Nepal’s LGBT Group, the Blue Diamond Society, Keeps a Tradition Going as a Celebration of Diversity
16/08/2005
This annual festival has become one of BDS premier events and draws crowds of locals as well as tourists, to join in the fun and enjoyment of the festivities. The...
Blue Diamond Society
Asia
2ND ILGA-ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE
From October 20th-23rd join LGBT activists from around the world in Cebu City in the Philippines
21/06/2005
The first ILGA-Asia Regional Conference, entitled “A to Z: The Other Asia”, was held in Mumbai, India on October 2002. It brought together Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender...
Asia
World Pride
Jerusalem WorldPride Events Rescheduled to August 6-12, 2006
16/05/2005
Following the Israeli Prime Minister’s decision to postpone the launch date of the Gaza pullout to August 16 and in consideration with a most difficult political climate expected...
Jerusalem Open House
World
The Pride in Chisinau is not threatened
Moldovan authorities deny the right for peaceful manifestation of LGBT manifestation
16/05/2005
Municipal authorities of Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, have refused to authorize a peaceful manifestation in support of anti-discrimination legislation for sexual minorities....
Gender Doc
Europe
May 17th is the Intl Day Against Homophobia
The decision of the World Health Organisation 15 years ago constitutes a historic date and powerful symbol for members of the LGBT community
04/05/2005
On 17 May 1990, the General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from their list of mental disorders. This action served to end more than a century...
IDAHO / Louis Georges Tin
World
Tolerance Festival Threatened in Poland
Help Make Sure that this Year's Festival takes place!
14/02/2005
The festival “Culture for Tolerance” is organized by the Krakow branch of Campaign Against Homophobia. Its goal is to introduce the theme of homosexuality into the public...
Europe
ILGA member GALZ wins 2005's Felipa de Sousa award
Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) Honored with the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission’s 2005 Felipa de Souza Award
01/02/2005
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) proudly announced today that its 2005 Felipa de Souza Award will be presented to Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe...
ILGHRC
Africa
ILGA Press Release
ILGA Representatives Meet with Elected Officials of the Philippine's Government
01/02/2005
In Quezon City yesterday, Rosanna Flamer-Caldera the ILGA Co-Secretary General and Patricia Curzi, the ILGA Women’s Project Officer had the unique opportunity to meet with lawmakers...
Asia
1st World Outgames: Human rights Conference
Montreal 2006 is searching for ambassadors to promote its International conference on LGBT rights
24/12/2004
The 1st World Outgames are proud to present the largest-ever international conference on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. The Right to Be Different involves about 2,000...
Montreal 2006
North America
August 18-28 2005
Love without Borders: Jerusalem WorldPride 2005
24/12/2004
Jerusalem, the Holy City, the city the world looks towards from east and west. With more than 5,000 years of recorded history, the very name evokes vivid images even in those who...
Jerusalem Open House
World
International Symposium on gay men & Aids
On this occasion, Hivos will commemorate Murdered Lesbian Activist at Amsterdam Homomonument
20/10/2004
More than 50 prominent international experts, activists and scientists are expected at the global symposium on ‘Homosexualities and HIV/AIDS: More Than A Question of Rights” in Amsterdam...
HIVOS
Europe
Next ILGA conference after Chile
“Coming Out to the EU” is the theme of ILGA’s European annual conference this October in Budapest
19/10/2004
On 27-31 October 2004, more than 200 activists from all over Europe will gather in Budapest for the 26th ILGA European Conference. The conference is a unique opportunity to share...
ILGA Europe
Europe
Conference to be held in Geneva, December 2004
International Dialogue on Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights: Strategies for Change
01/10/2004
ARC International is working in collaboration with the Liu Institute for Global Issues to present a conference entitled "International Dialogue on Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights:...
North America
The Past, Present and Future of International LGBT
International Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered Youth and Student Organization's 20th annual conference
20/09/2004
Dear friends of IGLYO, Please find attached the application form for the IGLYO (International Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered Youth and Student Organization) annual conference...
Europe
The 2005 Felipa Awards
IGLHRC calls on the international LGBT community to submit nominations
08/09/2004
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) calls on the international LGBT, human rights and sexual rights communities to submit nominations for the 2005...
IGLHRC
North America
Conferences
Different Faces of Sexuality, a seminar to be held in Istanbul
25/03/2004
The Society for Sexual Education, Treatment and Research (CETAD) organises the “5th National Congress of Sexuality and Sexual Treatments”, May 24-26, 2004 at The Marmara Hotel,...
Cedat 2004
Europe
Geneva 2006 – March 27 / April 3 2006
Some info to choose your accommodation at the conference
07/12/2003
Geneva is an expensive city and we have tried to keep the prices of the conference as low as possible while offering a wide range of accommodation. Anti-Atomic Shelter:...
World