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Refugee Week: a time for Healing

It’s Refugee Week, and this year the theme is Healing: “Through creativity and conversations, Refugee Week 2022 will be a celebration of community, mutual care, and the human ability to start again.” Counterpoint Arts, organisers of UK Refugee Week In Birmingham, events to mark this week include: 11:30am Thursday 23rd June: a visit to Victoria […]

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LGBTI+ Rights in the Commonwealth

Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia , May 17: a worldwide celebration of gender and sexual diversities

Today (17th May) is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). As part of our current theme Sharing Common Wealth? we’re taking a look at the history of LGBTI+ rights in the Commonwealth, and sharing solidarity with people standing up for Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights today. 35 of the 54 Commonwealth countries […]

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