WorldPride Madrid 2017
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YOUTH AND LGBTQI EDUCATION

Monday 26th June 10:00-11:30

Room to be determined

Youth culture may be in constant evolution, but one thing’s for certain: it faces a society created by more close-minded generations. With perspectives from all over the continent we try to answer the question of how to educate young people on the realities of being LGBTQI.

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LOOKING TOWARDS THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY

Monday 26th June 10:00-11:30

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Islam has been one of the more difficult religions for the LGBTQI community to develop and establish itself in, but is this still the case nowadays? With the experience of Muslims who also work within the LGBTQI community we will look to assess the needs and successes of this collective.

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LITERATURE’S APPROACH TO THE LGBTIQ COMMUNITY

Monday 26th June 10:00-11:30

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Literature has long served to reflect what is different amongst us and numerous writers have given voice to the LGBTQI reality in their work. This panel will delve into the need to use literature as an artistic driving force of social change and examine how both past and current writers have dealt with the subject.

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INTERSEX RIGHTS AND MEDICAL VIOLATIONS

Monday 26th June 10:00-11:30

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The subject of Intersex people has long been misunderstood and its community’s rights are still violated today. The language surrounding the topic, legal recognition, medical consent, and equal treatment in society will be addressed by this panel with a cross-cutting approach.

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SEX WORK AND SOCIAL STIGMA

Monday 26th June 10:00-11:30

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Is sex work a taboo subject nowadays? What sort of stigma is attached to members of the LGBTQI community involved in it? And, most importantly, should we look the other way? This panel will try and determine the common ground between different cultures when it comes to sex work and give voice to the people who live these experiences and are all too often invisible in society.

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WELCOME SPEECHES

Monday 26th June 12:30-13:30

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The members of the Madrid Summit Organising Committee will lay the foundations for this World Conference on Human Rights that contemplates the visibility of everyone within the LGBTIQ collective, promotes parity, regional and generational diversity and that will serve to generate a unitary LGBTIQ movement at a world level.

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GENDER BALANCE

Monday 26th June 15:00-16:30

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Gender inequality has been a cultural encumbrance throughout history, affecting the lives of countless people. In the West we live in a world where we still need an Equal Pay Day - and we consider ourselves lucky in comparison with the rest of the world. It is therefore not only just but necessary to build a more equal and fair society. This panel will look to create a dialogue around what are the steps necessary to achieve this.

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CULTURE AND CONSTRUCTION OF HATE

Monday 26th June 15:00-16:30

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The discourse of hate and it’s criminal classification as a hate crime goes beyond the legal realm to create a public debate. Aiming to contribute to this debate this panel will be examining various points of view on the origins and consequences of hate, its incitement and the question of freedom of expression.

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AFRICAN VIEW

Monday 26th June 15:00-16:30

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With the responsibility of shedding light on the LGBTQI reality of all parts of the world, when it comes to the African continent our aim has been to represent as many regions as possible. During this panel representatives from the North, South, East and West will discuss the current situation of the community in Africa.

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ORGANIZERS
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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
IN COLLABORATION WITH
cogam
felgtb
LICENSED BY
Epoa
Interpride

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