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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Join the Courage Unfolds Campaign & Support LGBT Activism in Asia

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The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission invites you to view the trailer of the soon to be released film "Courage Unfolds" highlighting the issues faced by LGBT people in Asia and encouraging the use of the Yogyakarta Principles as a tool to promote LGBT human rights.
The Courage Unfolds Campaign calls for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people to be protected by law, respected by society, and accepted by family. It is a call for the use of the Yogyakarta Principles as a tool to ensure that governments respect, protect and promote the human rights of all people - including LGBT people. This set of international legal principles addresses the application of international law to human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The full 33-minute film will be released on May 17, 2011.
LEARN: Learn more about the Yogyakarta Principles and LGBT activism in Asia by watching the Courage Unfolds video.
SHARE: Tell your friends and community about this Campaign and how they can join you. Share your actions with us and with others on IGLHRC's Courage Unfolds Map.
ACT: Screen Courage Unfolds, hold a rally, a training or a community event, write about using the Yogyakarta Principles, or petition your government to address violence and discrimination against LGBT people.


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