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The City of Geneva’s 2024 campaign against homophobia, biphobia and transphobia explores the links between sustainability and LGBTIQ+ issues. Ten posters, visible from Monday until May 26, will discuss LGBTIQ+ in the light of international sustainability policies.

If the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals do not specifically mention LGBTIQ+ people, they are particularly impacted by climate change and growing inequalities, notes the City of Geneva. For example, emergency programs put in place during natural disasters often do not take into account their specific needs.

Other sustainable development issues concern LGBTIQ+ people in particular: medical or workplace discrimination, job insecurity, school violence. “If we truly want to leave no one behind, we must also include LGBTIQ+ people, their issues, their needs and their proposals for a sustainable society,” said the Mayor of Geneva Alfonso Gomez.

“Queer ecology”

The campaign is accompanied by a series of events. The journalist, author and activist Cy Lecref Maulpoix will speak about his book “Deviant Ecologies”, on “queer ecology”. Author and designer Joseph Kai will present his comic strip “L’Intranquille”, about queer youth in Beirut, while director Juliana Curi will show “UYRA: the rising forest”, which combines struggles for the Amazon forest, the people Indigenous people and trans lives.

Round tables will focus on the issues of inclusion in humanitarian aid and international cooperation and on marginalized people. Various workshops complete the program, including a morning on degenerate tales for children aged 7 and over.

On May 17, International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, the Mont-Blanc Bridge and the Palais Eynard, seat of the Municipality, will be decorated with rainbow-colored flags and more inclusive flags. . A ceremony in memory of Bartholomew Tecia, a homosexual executed in 1566, will take place in the morning in Bel-Air. The Jet d’eau will be lit the evening before.

www.17mai-geneve.ch

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