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International Day Against Homophobia

Each year community leaders and activists join in the march against homophobia.
The Tijuana march will take place on Sunday May 17, beginning at Second and Negrete (see map below).

On May 15-17 a community engagement and educational event will be held at the Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura (IMAC) at the corner of 2nd (Benito Juárez) and Constitución in Zona Centro. The program will include live music and a short film.

Topics for discussion include:
 – Struggles against homophobia
 – Advances in Mexico
 – Cultural activism


March against Homophobia

Saturday  May 17
Join in or show your support along the route.

International Day against homophobia

The international day against homophobia and transphobia (IDAHO) is celebrated each year on 17. It is coordinated by the headquarters in Paris, “the Committee IDAHO“, founded and chaired by French academic Louis-Georges Tin. The day aims to coordinate international events to garner support for respect for the rights of lesbians and gays from all over the world.

May 17 was chosen as the day of the event because homosexuality was removed from the classification international of diseases of the world of Health Organization (WHO) on May 17, 1990.

>Cultural Congress Against Homophobia

>Film festival Sponsored by the Tijuana LGBTI Cultural Community (COCUT) at the Palacio de Cultura at Calle 2da and Av. Constitución.  May 18 through 21

Wednesday 18, 8:00 pm Shelter (USES 2007) 97 min. Director: Jonah Markowitz. It relates the history of love of Zach and Shaun in the beaches of California. Zach falls in love with the older brother of its better friend. Both are surfers for which the close contact is insured. In the meantime, Zach becomes father unscripted of its nephew. The movie claims the right of the homosexuals to be able to adopt and to form a family. (With Trevor Wright and Brad Rowe)

Thursday 19, 7:00 pm Crosscurrent (Peru, 2009) 100 min.director: Javier Sources-Lion. The history of a fisherman in a small town of the Peruvian coast trying to reconcile its love by a foreign painter and the next birth of its wife. (José Chacaltana, Manolo Carmona and Tatiana Astengo).

Friday 20, 6:00 pm The boys are well (The kids till all right), USES 2010) 106 min. Director: Smooth Cholodenko. The life of a couple of lesbians staggers when its children decide to contact their biological father; a male alpha unworried and charismatic one that suddenly believes to see resolved their problems of immaturity upon knowing father about two model adolescents. As the title indicates, the boys are the unique with an idea of what happens. (Annette Bening, Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo).

Saturday 21, 6:00 pm My desire in your skin (In soap, Denmark-Sweden 2006). 104 min. Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen. A tragicomedy centered in the relation among a forty-something barber (that has just broken with its boyfriend) and its neighbor: a transsexual in wait of green light to its operation of generic reassignment and obsessed with the soap operas. The interaction among both takes a course that nobody to have predicted. (Trill Dyrholm, David Dencik and Frank Thiel).

Also see: Bay Windows

>YouTubers of Mexico Against Homophobia!


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