PHOTOS: LGBT advocates around the world speak up for IDAHOT

In honor of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, LGBT organizations and communities around the world are commemorating the day in a variety of ways.

Human Rights First produced a video featuring many of their inspiring partners and friends 


Logo launched Global Ally, an international LGBTI storytelling project, featuring global LGBTI research, videos and ways to stand in solidarity with activists around the world

President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released statement regarding IDAHOT


Human Rights Campaign


The Bisi Alimi Foundation, an organization that improves the lives of sexual and gender minorities in Nigeria, launched a new survey targeting LGBT Nigerians to find out the impact of homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia on people's physical and mental health, personal safety, and human rights


Free & Equal, the United Nations campaign for LGBT equality


In St. Petersburg, Russia, over 40 activists from different groups and organizations came out to release the traditional rainbow balloons in front of St. Isaac's Cathedral and the City General Assemply, wehere the infamous "propaganda law" was adopted


London, UK




Colombo, Sri Lanka




Kosovo held it's first ever pride march 

Brisbane, Australia


Check out more photos of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia events here