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11 03, 2020

Colors Rainbow co-organizes a series of Inter-generational and Intersectional dialogues on Gender Equality together with UN Women

2020-03-11T13:09:42+06:30March 11th, 2020|Comments Off on Colors Rainbow co-organizes a series of Inter-generational and Intersectional dialogues on Gender Equality together with UN Women

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform of Action which is the most visionary agenda for the empowerment of women and girls all over the world, the project “Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal Future,” co-organized by Colors Rainbow together with UN Women, Embassy of Canada and other Gender Organizations will [...]

28 02, 2020

Colors Rainbow attends “Arts for Change for Arts” Forum organized by British Council Myanmar

2020-03-04T15:03:47+06:30February 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Colors Rainbow attends “Arts for Change for Arts” Forum organized by British Council Myanmar

Colors Rainbow attended the “Arts for Change for Arts” Forum organized by British Council Myanmar which took place at the Secretariat in Yangon from February 25 to 26. During the forum, a diverse group of key stakeholders in the arts and culture sector from Myanmar and the UK shared ideas and discussed the challenges and opportunities of working [...]

4 02, 2020

Yangon Pride’s Weekend Finale at IFB: More Films, Workshops and Performances

2020-02-07T16:20:47+06:30February 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Yangon Pride’s Weekend Finale at IFB: More Films, Workshops and Performances

The final week of Yangon Pride 2020 and &PROUD festival was celebrated at the Institut Français de Birmanie on 31 January-2 February with drag queens performances, live concerts, LGBT Choir, theatre and LGBT themed films. The first evening was the occasion to present the special Hero Award to Miss Universe Myanmar, Swe Zin Htet, for [...]

29 01, 2020

“I am one of the LGBT supporters”: Htun Aeindra Bo said at Pride festival

2020-02-10T10:11:22+06:30January 29th, 2020|Comments Off on “I am one of the LGBT supporters”: Htun Aeindra Bo said at Pride festival

Htun Aeindra Bo is a three-time Myanmar Academy Award winning actress and singer. Her performance at the opening day of &PROUD festival on 24 January uplifted the audience as it represented her unconditional support for the LGBTIQ community.  “I’m one of the LGBT Supporters...❤️❤️❤️,” she posted on her personal Facebook page. She also had a [...]

27 01, 2020

Ongoing &PROUD festival and Yangon Pride continues at ThaKhin Mya Park from 24 to 26 January

2020-02-07T10:14:07+06:30January 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Ongoing &PROUD festival and Yangon Pride continues at ThaKhin Mya Park from 24 to 26 January

The three days event (24 to 26 January) marked the third anniversary of &PROUD festival at ThaKhin Mya Park which attracted approximately 15,000 people. The event was a huge success as the number of participants doubled compared to last two years.  An estimated number of 800 people also had their photos taken at the Pink-Pinky [...]

23 01, 2020

Colors Rainbow's Deputy Director and Co-Founder of &Proud Festival launched Yangon Pride 2020 at Press Conference

2020-02-01T21:21:51+06:30January 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Colors Rainbow's Deputy Director and Co-Founder of &Proud Festival launched Yangon Pride 2020 at Press Conference

On the morning of 22 January, a press conference was held at the Goethe Institute on the ongoing &PROUD festival and Yangon Pride taking place until 2 February.  Hla Myat Tun, Deputy Director of Colors Rainbow and Co-Founder of &PROUD, along with Willem Van Rooij, Co-Founder of &PROUD, and Nicki, a transgender woman activist, spoke [...]

21 01, 2020

Three ferries set sail at Yangon River in honor of Yangon Pride Boat Parade

2020-02-01T22:11:02+06:30January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Three ferries set sail at Yangon River in honor of Yangon Pride Boat Parade

Yangon Pride Boat Parade is back on board since its first debut in 2019. The Pride Boat Parade was celebrated for the second time on January 18th 2020 where three ferries set sail with rainbow flags along the Yangon River.  Similar to its first debut in 2019, both LGBTIQ participants and allies in colorful outfits [...]

15 01, 2020

The Rector of Co-Operative University attends Colors Rainbow academic conference regarding LGBT/Human Rights based on SOGIE

2020-02-01T21:26:46+06:30January 15th, 2020|Comments Off on The Rector of Co-Operative University attends Colors Rainbow academic conference regarding LGBT/Human Rights based on SOGIE

First academic conference about SOGIE based LGBT/Human Rights at Co-Operative University (Thanlyin) was actively engaged by the students and the rector herself.  The panel discussion was hosted by Colors Rainbow and Myanmar Youth Movement Organization on January 14th. The audiences were the teachers, heads of department and students that summed up to approximately 340 people.  [...]

20 09, 2019

Third LGBT Rights Network Quarterly Meeting at Taung Gyi Cherry Queen Hotel

2020-01-22T17:18:48+06:30September 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Third LGBT Rights Network Quarterly Meeting at Taung Gyi Cherry Queen Hotel

On September 13th and 14th, LGBT Rights Network Quarterly Meeting was held at Taung Gyi Cherry Queen Hotel. The objective of the meeting was to exchange the latest information and progress among different LGBT groups in Myanmar.  During the meeting, the representatives from different states and regions interchanged the experiences, difficulties and challenges that they [...]

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