IDAHOT Conference 2016

IDAHOT 2016

This year the Government of Denmark is hosting the 4th European conference IDAHOT Forum marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. IDAHO Forum 2016 will take place on May 10-13.

The oficial conference will be followed by a side event conference arranged by Sabaah, Copenhagen Pride, LGBT Denmark and Copenhagen Municipality. Join us for this extraordinary chance to debate and explore challenges, rights and conditions of LGBT people in Europe.


PROGRAM FOR COPENHAGEN IDAHOT SIDEVENTS

Tuesday May 10

STILL MUCH TO BE DONE – EUROPEAN MINI CONFERENCE
Join us in the Copenhagen mini-conference on May 10th where key players are ready to discuss contemporary issues in the development of LGBTI rights in Europe.

May 10  //  10:00 – 14:00 pm  //  FÆLLESSALEN at CHRISTIANSBORG
Registration is required – Click here for full program and registratio
Event on Facebook: Click here


Friday May 13


EUROPEAN QUEER MUSLIM PERSPECTIVES – SEXUALITY IN ISLAM AND THE STORY OF LUT

What does Islam really say about being homosexual, transgender or bisexual? The European Queer Muslim Network that consists of members from 7 different European countries search to explore a pluralistic response to dogmatic religious beliefs.

Speakers:
Dino Suhonic from Stichtung Maruf Dutch Queer Muslims
Dounia Jari from Stichtung Maruf Dutch Queer Muslims
Fahad Saeed Chairman of Sabaah
May 13  //  13:00 – 15:00 pm  //  HOVEDSALEN at COPENHAGEN CITY HAL

OUT IN SPORTS – VISIBILITY 
Speakers:
Hudson Taylor ​from ​Athlete Ally.
May 13  //  15:00 – 17:00 pm  //  HOVEDSALEN at COPENHAGEN CITY HAL

ME, MY MOM AND SHARMILA – SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY FAWZIA MIRZA
Fawzia Mirza could be introduced as a Pakistani American queer muslim. But first and foremost she is an actor, writer, producer and all around multitalent.

Fawzia Mirza takes us on journey with a hilarious coming-of-age story, told by a first generation American woman of color. At some point, we all realize we are not exactly the person our parents expected us to become.

We start the evening with a short celebration of Sabaahs 10th. jubilee. Please stay for drinks after the show.
May 13  //  21:00 – 00:00 pm  // Drop Inn (Kompagnistræde 34. -1208 Copenhagen)


Saturday May 14

TRANS* RIGHTS NOW!
Amnesty International present their report about trans* rights followed by a debate.
Speakers:
Helle Jacobsen – Campaign Manager at Amnesty International
Ninna Thomsen  – Deputy mayor of health and human services Ninna Thomsen
May 14 // 10:00 – 15:00  //  FESTSALEN at COPENHAGEN CITY HAL

The conference consist of an official program and side events arranged by Sabaah, Copenhagen Pride and LGBT Denmark. If you are interested in attending the official conference please contact kj@alsresearch.dk
with your request.

Tuesday May 17

OFFICIAL FLAG EVENT –  INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA AND BIPHOBIA 
Join us when we parade with flags from nations around the world we commemorate the oficial day against homophobia and transphobia.
May 17 // 18.30 -20.00 // CITY HALL SQUARE

Want to know more about the IDAHOT Organization? Click here for webpage.