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Invitation: We believe in change: What can religious peace look like for queer people worldwide? Conference at the Kunsthalle Osnabrück on 7 September 2023

We believe in change - Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung, gay in may, Hochschule Osnabrück

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Conference report (deutsch)

Date: 7 September 2023
Duration: 1 – 6 pm, followed by a “queer walk”
Location: Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Hasemauer 1, 49074 Osnabrück
Conference languages: English and German with translations

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We believe in change: A project by the Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation on religion and LGBTIQ+ human rights

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I have no doubt that in the future, the laws that criminalize human love and commitment will look the way the apartheid laws do to us now, so obviously wrong!” Desmond Tutu

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For religious freedom to prevail, churches must be places of safety too

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Panel-Kirchentag,Foto: privat

Opening statement by Sarah Kohrt from the Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation at the German Protestant Kirchentag in Nuremberg on 8 June 2023 for the podium discussion “Church as a safe® space for queerness”: A discussion between religious people of colour and queer people held by the Gender Worlds and Rainbow Center at the Langwasser community building, Glogauer Str. 50, 90473 Nuremberg.

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Dialogue with church leaders in Rwanda – the Inclusive Mission for Health and Hope (IMHH) presents their work

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Webtalk 1 June at 5:30 PM

Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation cordially invites you to an online discussion with Reverend Augustin Bahati, Executive Director of the Inclusive Mission for Health and Hope (IMHH) in Rwanda.

Please join the online discussion on religion and inclusion from a Rwandan perspective.

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Another world is not only possible, she is on her way

We believe in change — Experiences with faith based actors in international human rights work for LGBTQI+” unter diesem Titel haben sich am 27. April 2023 im Berliner Kulturzentrum Oyoun rund 30 internationale Aktivist*innen aus dem globalen Norden mit Vertreter*innen von Kirchen, INGOs und der Bundesregierung zu einem halbtägigen Workshop getroffen. Thema war die internationale Menschenrechtsarbeit mit und für LSBTIQ*Personen und die Kooperation mit kirchlichen und religiös orientierten Gruppen.
Wir veröffentlichen den Beitrag von Pastorin Martina Basso, Vereinigung der Deutschen Mennonitengemeinden (VDM) in englischer Sprache mit freundlicher Genehmigung.

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Follow the Money – CNN-investigation: aid funding linked to anti-LGBTQI+ groups in Ghana

In December 2022, CNN published an investigation linking aid funding from pro-LGBTQI+ Western governments to anti-LGBTQI+ groups in Ghana.

Between 2016 and 2021, reporting by Claire Provost and Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah of CNN found, “at least” $5 million went to Ghanian churches whose leaders are vocally opposed to LGBTQI+ human rights.

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Do no harm? Reflections on the feminist and decolonial approach on harmful power relations

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Webtalk with Stephanie Leitch, ILGA World, Trindad & Tobago

Clementine Burnley © Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung
Stephanie Leitch © Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung

Most people agree in principle. It’s better not to do harm. What they lack are the details of where, for what reasons and most of all, how can people from large and small NGOs, implementing organizations, the community, migrant organizations and faith-based international organizations with and without project experience, work equitably, sustainably and effectively with highly marginalized and sometimes criminalized LGBTIA people, and the organizations which these people run?

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Even with the Best Intentions in the World, We Can Sometimes Get It Wrong

Stonewall UK, RFSL Sweden and the Dignity Network, Canada on the Do No Harm Principle in LGBTQI+ activism

LGBTQI+ communities are some of the most vulnerable in the world, even — or especially — when receiving support from non-governmental organizations.

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Do no harm? A feminist and decolonial approach on harmful power relations Webtalk with Stephanie Leitch, ILGA World, Trindad & Tobago

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Register now! 15 Dec., 4 PM CET

Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation cordially invites you to an online discussion on a feminist and decolonial approaches to the Do no Harm principle. A critical intervention with Stephanie Leitch from ILGA World, Trinidad and Tobago in conversation with Clementine E. Burnley, writer, facilitator and intersectional feminist trainer.

When? Thursday 15 Dec, 4–4:45 PM CET
Who? Stephanie Leitch, Senior Officer, Decriminalisation project and ILGA regions engagement, ILGA World, Trinidad & Tobago
Moderator: Clementine E. Burnley, writer, facilitator and intersectional feminist trainer
Where? online via Zoom

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Do something – Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation and Yogyakarta Alliance urge key steps toward implementing the LGBTI Inclusion Strategy

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Nearly one and a half years have passed since the German federal cabinet adopted its LGBTI Inclusion Strategy for Foreign Policy and Development Cooperation”. The government thereby commits to making the protection of LGBTI rights an integral part of its foreign policy and development cooperation work. The document is viewed as a model on the international stage.