17 May - International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Launched in 2005, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) is celebrated every May 17 and is coordinated internationally by the IDAHO Committee , founded and presided by French academic Louis-Georges Tin.
The date of May 17 was chosen to commemorate the World Health Organisation’s decision in 1990 to remove homosexuality from the list of mental disorders. IDAHO day is now celebrated in over 60 countries around the world and aims to focus public opinion on the importance of fighting against Human rights violation based on sexual orientation and gender identity through conferences, demonstrations and artistic events
As part of IDAHO day, the Alliance Française of Johannesburg is screening : Breaking out the box by Busi Kheswa and Zethu Matebeni (2011) Thursday 17th May 2012, 6.30 for 7pm, The screening will be followed by a discussion
Venue : Alliance Française de Johannesburg
17 Lower Park Drive corner Kerry Road
Booking essential to : firstname.lastname@example.org
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