WeAreHere 2018/19

The Hungarian LGBT Alliance in cooperation with Háttér Society, Rainbow Mission Foundation and Szimpozion Association is carrying out a joint project entitled between January 1 2018 and December 31 2019.

Aims of the project:

  • improving the social acceptance of LGBTQI people;
  • encouraging LGBTQI people to come out;
  • fostering a supportive social environment around LGBTQI people, especially in schools, workplaces, and families;
  • fighting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity;
  • increasing the positive visibility of LGBTQI people.

Main activities of the project:

  • surveying social attitudes to LGBTQI people to identify effective messages to promote social acceptance;
  • training teachers, helping professionals and HR professionals;
  • sensitizing workshops at schools and workplaces;
  • community events for LGBTQI people and their families;
  • storytelling campaign;
  • campaigns to initiate open discussions on LGBTQI topics at schools and workplaces.

Activities of the Rainbow Mission Foundation:

  • collecting and processing research on the social acceptance of LGBTQI people with the Alliance;
  • storytelling trainings and storytelling campaign about coming out
  • developing a web-page: elobujas.hu / comingout.hu
  • organizing events and programs about coming out

The European Commission supports the project by 178,153 euros, of which the Rainbow Mission Foundation receives 28,825 euros.