Issue Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

Call for Submissions: 2017 IDAHOT Watchdog

06 Mar - Le français suit / Русский следует IDAHOT 2017 focuses on the theme of ‘family’, calling for more rights for LGBTQI children and families and better protection for the children of LGBTQI parents and/or LGBTQI children. Recognizing May 17 as the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights...

Call for Submissions: IDAHOT 2016 Watchdog

01 Apr - *Please note: The call for submissions is now closed* Recognizing May 17 as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights is calling on all young activists to speak up for LGBTQI rights! The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia is celebrated annually on May...

“I Like Italy But Italy Doesn’t Like Me”

20 May - The following video is an artistic submission to the IDAHOT Watchdog, a publication launched in celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2015. The IDAHOT Watchdog is a forum where young people from around the world can share their experiences of being part of the LGBTQI community- both as a celebration and...

New Publication: YCSRR Launches the 2015 IDAHOT Watchdog

14 May - In celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is excited to announce the launch of the 2015 edition of the IDAHOT Watchdog! The theme of this year’s IDAHOT Watchdog is Freedom of Expression. Entirely youth authored, this edition includes articles, poems, artwork...

Join the IDAHOT Thunderclap!

05 May - We, LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) young people, and our allies, are coming together from across the globe to join voices to demand our rights on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on 17 May. Hundreds of thousands of people will be taking to the streets, classrooms, lecture halls...

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Watchdog Call for IDAHOT

16 Mar - The deadline for IDAHOT Watchdog submissions has been extended to April 20, 2015! YCSRR is seeking submissions of art and writing for the newest edition of The Watchdog. Recognizing May 17 as the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights is calling on all young activists to...

New Publication: Resource Map on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity for Young Sexual and Reproductive Rights Activists

29 Oct - The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is excited to announce the launch of its Resource Map on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity for Young Sexual and Reproductive Rights Activists. As an international organization led by youth aged 18-29 years committed to promoting adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive rights at the national,...

The YCSRR announces 5 key recommendations for themes to be addressed throughout ICPD Review Process

01 Oct - Today, former Presidents Tarja Halonen (Finland) and Joaquim Chissano (Mozambique) announced the launch of the High Level task Force for ICPD. Halonen & Chissano will chair the High Level Task Force which will aim to “to galvanize political will and social mobilization for sexual and reproductive health and rights.” The High Level Task Force for...