The International Day Against Homophobia is May 17.
Take this opportunity to get people together and reach out, to help stop Homophobia.
Fondation Émergence promotes, mainly on a pan-Canadian level, the International Day Against Homophobia and encourages organisations and individuals to highlight this event in their environment.
- Get involved
- Access online material and free printed items for your workplace
- Read more about the 2012 campaign, Sexual diversity in the workplace, it pays off!
- Learn about activities and initiatives, and partners for 2012
In Canada, recognition, for lesbian and gay communities, has been first and foremost a judicial acceptance brought about by the adoption of the Charter of Human Rights. However, judicial advances will remain only that until a complete, unlimited social acceptance of homosexuality is achieved and homophobia wiped out. To achieve this goal, the Fondation Émergence proposed in 2003, along with partners, to hold each year a special day dedicated to the social recognition of homosexual experience