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INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA AND BIPHOBIA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1282: tabled on 17 May 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT); understands that the date of 17 May was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization's decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder; believes that IDAHOT unites the LGBTI community against discrimination and highlights the ongoing challenges that community faces; recognises that 17 May is now celebrated in more than 130 countries, including 37 where same sex acts are illegal, with 1600 events reported from 1,280 organisations in 2014; and supports campaigners in their efforts to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.