Recognizing LGBTIQ+ equality heroes

All countries are obligated to promote and protect the human rights of all persons without discrimination.

Yet hundreds of millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people still face discrimination, rejection, poverty, violence, prison, torture and even death - just for being who they are.

The International Pride Awards seeks to shine a light on the work of brave and visionary equality heroes, to tell their stories, and to inspire more people to advocate for equality.

At a ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa, on 13 November 2024 we will recognize the incredible work of five LGBTIQ+ equality heroes from around the world who are making a difference.

No matter our differences, we all want to live in a world where we feel safe and thrive. But for many LGBTIQ+ people, that’s still very far away - because of the discrimination, stigma and violence they face every day.

Get involved!

Who will you nominate as your lgbtiq+ equality hero?

Equality is everyone's responsibility.

It starts with everyday actions, being inclusive, listening, sharing, advocating. Contact your local ILGA member organization and find out how you can help.

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