LGBTI Activism 101: Connecting with the Media
It’s important that the media explores the issues that affect our communities in a realistic way, but for many LGBTI activists, getting journalists interested can seem difficult, if not impossible. Our latest activism Skills Boost sessions explored connecting to the media. Here’s what our participants learned.
The World Cup ‘One Love’ Controversy: How the Media Got it Wrong
As the World Cup kicked off this year, the big news story became about FIFA banning of ‘One Love’ armbands meant to show support for persecuted LGBTI people in Qatar. But it created a dangerous “us versus them” narrative, says our Executive Director, Evelyne Paradis.
ILGA-Europe publishes new guidelines to equip journalists covering LGBTI issues
ILGA-Europe’s Guidelines for Journalists is a set of clear recommendations in the form of ‘do’s and don’ts’ on how to cover LGBTI-related people and news, for media professionals who seek to be up to date on representations.
COVID-19: How to communicate clearly as an LGBTI group
The COVID-19 crisis situation is changing every day, and as an LGBTI organisation you are going to want to keep your audience updated about what specifically matters to them. ILGA-Europe’s strategic communications consultant, Sho Konno, gives his key advice for communicating at this time.
COVID-19 and digital security: How LGBTI activists can safely work online
While the opponents of LGBTI equality might also be overwhelmed with COVID-19 and focus their attention less on LGBTI groups right now, the digital footprints we leave today will still be around for a long time to come, which could make us more vulnerable after the crisis is over. So, now that most of our activities have moved online, how do we stay safe and secure? Here are tools and tips from the ILGA-Europe Programmes & Policy team.