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Taking the lead in LGBT rights
On the 31st of January the Kaleidoscope Trust will host a forum discussion at the House of Commons led by three leading figures from the LGBT movement in Africa, the Caribbean and Asia.
After the intervention of political leaders including Hillary Clinton and David Cameron, the debate will focus on how LGBT people themselves can take the lead in the demand for human rights for all. The event will be chaired by Purna Sen. Purna is a trustee of the Kaleidoscope Trust and is a former head of Human Rights at the Commonwealth Secretariat. Our other speakers are detailed below.
Location: House of Commons, committee room 16.
Date: Tuesday 31st of January.
If you would like to attend, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pang Khee Teik
Pang Khee Teik an openly gay human rights activists from Malaysia. He is the co-founder of the annual sexuality rights festival Seksualiti Merdeka (Sexuality Independence), which was banned in November 2011. He campaigns against the censorship of LGBT issues in the media.
Maurice Tomlinson is a lawyer and has been involved in LGBT and HIV and AIDS activism in Jamaica and the Caribbean for over 12 years. He is leading the legal campaign to overturn Jamaica's anti-sodomy laws. Maurice is the first winner of the David Kato Vision and Voice award for LGBT leadership.
Frank is a Ugandan gay rights activist and campaigns for the fair, respectful and equal treatment of LGBT citizens in one of the most difficult climates for LGBT people in the world. He is the Executive Director of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and the founder of Icebreakers Uganda.
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