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IDAHO Events Spotlight LGBT in Africa and Italy

>Improvvisamente l’inverno scorso (Suddenly last Winter)Two IDAHO sponsored events look at the state of things for LGBT people in Africa and Italy.

On the 14th of May there ia a Special international meeting: Homophobia in Africa Guests include Leo Igwe, who is coming to London especially to take part in activities to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) has suffered constant harassment, physical attacks, and several periods of imprisonment in Nigeria for his staunch defence of LGBT Rights. He is the founder and executive secretary of the Nigerian Humanist Movement. Leo will be receiving the Nordic Rainbow Humanist Award at our other IDAHO event on 16th May. Also, Reverend Rowland Jide Macaulay, who is the founding Pastor of the House of Rainbow Metropolitan Community Church, Lagos, Nigeria. He has won several awards including 2007 Black LGBT Award as “Man of the Year” for his work in helping LGBT people of faith. More information on the Galha website here. Facebook event.

On the 16th Improvvisamente l’inverno scorso (Suddenly last Winter) Directors Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi show their film – about the rise of homophobia in Italy – and talk about it as part of IDAHO and the Protest the Pope campaign. More information on the Galha website here. Facebook event.

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