Welcome to the digital programme for WorldPride and EuroGames 2021.
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Amsterdam Rainbow Dress Foundation
Thursday August 19, 2021 09:30 - 10:30 ORANGE room
A presentation of the artwork “Amsterdam Rainbow Dress”. (Language of the event English)
The asylum process for LGBTIQ+ people and RFSL's research about the credibility assessments in SOGIESC asylum cases
Thursday August 19, 2021 10:00 - 12:00 GREEN room
(This event is held in English/Swedish)RFSL's asylum lawyer describes the asylum process for LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers, and RFSL's recently published research about the problematic credibility assessments in SOGIESC asylum cases in Sweden, leading to wrongful deportations of LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers entitled to protection.
SOGICA – Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Claims of Asylum: A European human rights challenge
Thursday August 19, 2021 10:00 - 11:15 PURPLE room
(Language of the event English) SOGICA: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Claims of Asylum - A European Human Rights ChallengeSOGICA was a comparative research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) exploring the social and legal experiences of asylum seekers across Europe claiming international protection on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI).
Edwin Simeon Sikot, Edwin Simeon Sikot
Thursday August 19, 2021 11:30 - 12:30 ORANGE room
(This event is held in English)The plight of a gay priest from kenya who lost his family, tortured sentence in prison without going to court.
Camilla Ivarsson, Camilla Ivarsson
Thursday August 19, 2021 12:00 - 13:00 PURPLE room
(This event is held in English/Swedish)Camilla Ivarsson är nästan halvvägs genom sina doktorandstudier vid Centrum för Sexologi och Sexualitetsstudier på Malmö Universitet
Kvinnojouren Öresund | Ungdomsjouren Öresund
Thursday August 19, 2021 13:00 - 14:30 YELLOW room
(Language of the event Swedish) Is honour related violence and oppression an imported problem?
RFSL Newcomers Malmö
Thursday August 19, 2021 13:30 - 14:30 GREEN room
(This event is held in English) Refugees are frequently incorrectly referred to as being a homogenous group with the same characteristics, challenges, or needs.
Workplace Pride Foundation
Thursday August 19, 2021 14:00 - 15:30 ORANGE room
(Language of the event English) At the request of the Global Equality Fund in Washington D.C., Workplace Pride has created a toolkit to help equip LGBTIQ+ Civil Society organisations to interact more effectively with the private sector.
Thursday August 19, 2021 14:00 - 17:00 PINK room
(Language of the event Swedish) The trade union Akademikerförbundet SSR have been a part of Pride, in Sweden and abroad, for almost two decades.
Seniorprojektet, RFSL Malmö
Thursday August 19, 2021 14:30 - 15:30 PURPLE room
(This event is held in Swedish) A panel discussion based on 4 films with queer seniors
Thursday August 19, 2021 15:00 - 16:00 GREEN room
(This event is held in Swedish)Sverige har en könstillhörighetslag från 1972
Mapping Yourself Into The Rainbow Refugee Multiverse, from Local to Global: A Collaborative Immersion Experience
Eirene Chen, Independent Specialist, SOGIESC Forced Displacement.
Thursday August 19, 2021 15:30 - 17:00 YELLOW room
(Language of the event English) In this event, participants will be introduced to a general LGBTQIA+ refugee forced displacement scenario and are then invited to creatively play out different roles in this scenario in short, sequenced "steps", which will be collectively debriefed at various points throughout the process. This event welcomes participants who are under 18 years of age, with the caveat that sensitive topics will be discussed.
RFSL Rådgivningen Skåne, Jonas David, Karin Wulff, Malena Cronholm Nouicer, Žana Dončić
Thursday August 19, 2021 16:00 - 17:00 ORANGE room
(Language of the event Swedish) The incidence of violence in same-sex and queer relationships is high.
ORAM - Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration
Thursday August 19, 2021 16:30 - 17:30 GREEN room
This session with be facilitated by ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration, an LGBTIQ refugee organization which specializes in supporting refugee-led micro-businesses in transit countries.
Feministiskt initiativ Malmö
Thursday August 19, 2021 16:30 - 17:30 PURPLE room
(Language of the event English)The Swedish authorities carry out systematic credibility assessments in an incorrect manner in order to reject and expel asylum-seeking queer persons. This seminar will take a closer look at this and discuss how we can develop legally secure investigations of LGBTQIA + asylum cases.
Friday August 20, 2021 09:00 - 17:45 MAIN CONGRESS
The LGBTQIA+ Refugees, Borders and Immigration summit will examine the intersectional needs and vulnerabilities of LGBTQIA+ Refugees and Forcibly displaced people. Topics such as displacement drivers, pathways, arrival at the destination country, the asylum seeking process and resettlement will be opened up for discussion in each of the three different knowledge tracks that run simultaneously throughout the day. The summit has placed a large emphasis on holding people with lived experience in this field at the center of the day and you will also hear from international actors in this field as well as experts and activists who work in this line of work. There will also be networking opportunities.
Friday August 20, 2021 09:00 - 11:00 PURPLE room
(Language of the event Swedish)As gender identification becomes more complex the healthcare needs to follow.