lördag 1 januari 2000

HAI -- homosexual culture workers in Nordic sections of Amnesty International

.....using films, books, dance, theater, poetry, art and photographyto focus on Amnesty International 's work against homophobia and theviolation of human rights for lesbians and gays.

.....co-operating with members of Amnesty International and other human rights organizations within and outside of the Nordic area aswell - such as the International Humanist and Ethical Union and the IGLHRC
(International Gay and Lesbian
Human Rights Commission).

... working with the ILGCN (International Lesbian and Gay CulturalNetwork),
(the Nordic organization of lesbian and gay cultural workers)
and other cultural organizations in and beyond theNordic area.

.... helping complement the ILGCN/AI catalogue on Human Rights Films,
giving special emphasis to the global situation for lesbians and gays.

Useful Amnesty International cultural tools against homophobia --

presented/described at conferences, seminars,
film festivals, art exhibits, press conferences:

Dutch Amnesty films: "Breaking the Silence," "Outlawed"
Video of "Barbed Wire Flight" by ERI Dance Theater for Finnish/Swedish Amnesty

Amnesty International-London campaign manual,
"The louder we
will sing"

French Amnesty translation of the manual: "Plus Fort Nous Chanterons"
British Amnesty country-by-country survey, "Breaking the Silence" (also in German, Spanish)
Belgian Amnesty
leaflets, rainbow candles
German Amnesty
posters, leaflets, "Action News" publications
British Amnesty
at Europride-Paris with street theater
"Amnesty Press" articles on homophobia in Zimbabwe, Brazil, etc.

Polish Amnesty presence at ILGCN world homocultural conference - Warsaw
Ukrainian Amnesty groups at homo rights/homoculture conference in Kiev
Greek, French and other sections producing gay and lesbian rights postcards

Nordic Amnesty members at
International Homoculture & Human Rights Day

- Stockholm, August 4, 2001