Vigils in remembrance of victims of homophobia

. In the week before this year’s International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17th, numerous prayer vigils in remembrance of victims of homophobia will once again be held in several Italian cities, as well as in various other countries in Europe and South America. This initiative involves an increasing number of gay…

IDAHOBIT 2020. Prayer vigils in Italy and Europe

Even this year, as in the past years since 2007, we will be organising a series of prayer vigils and worship services in Christian communities in different cities to remember the victims of homophobia and transphobia. These prayer meetings are to be held on the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and…

IDAHOBIT Vigils 2020: the new verse will be Galatians 3,28

Like every year, the verse to headline Vigils on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and transphobia (IDAHOBIT) 2020 was voted online. The verse that received the most votes was taken from the letter of St Paul to the Galatians (Gal 3, 28): “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there…

Le città dove si veglierà per superare l’omotransfobia (IDAHOT 2019)

Nel mese di maggio 2019 in tante città europee, nei giorni precedenti e successivi al 17 maggio, giornata mondiale per la lotta all’omo-transfobia, i cristiani uniranno i loro cuori e la loro preghiera con i gruppi di cristiani LGBT per dire No alla violenza dell’omo-tranfobia e alle tante ferite inferte dalle discriminazioni, che vediamo intorno…

Vigils in Italy, Malta, Spain and Hungary for IDAHOBIT 2019

. Press release of La Tenda di Gionata (Italy), 15 May 2019 On International Day against homo, bi and transphobia 2019 vigils are taking place in Italy, Spain, Malta, and for the very first time in Budapest, Hungary. Since 2007 Christians of all denominations have prayed together with their LGBT sisters and brother to stand…

“You are precious in my sight” (Is 43, 1.4): many vigils for IDAHOBIT

. 17 May is the International day against Homophobia, transphobia and biphobia (IDAHOBIT). On and around that day Christians from all over Europe will gather together with their LGBT sisters and brothers to pray for violence and discrimination against LGBT people to stop. In Italy, many Catholics and Christians from other denominations will organise vigils,…

From Barcelona to Palermo, a month of vigils of pray for “overcoming homophobia, transphobia and any discrimination”

In the month of May, from Thursday 11 to Monday 28, a long journey of prayer vigils and torchlight processors “for overcoming homophobia, transphobia and any discrimination” will pass the baton, for the eleventh time, from Milan to Seville, from Palermo to Barcelona, passing through Alessandria, Lucca, Pescara and many other Italian and Spanish cities….