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Prevention of homophobia and bullying of young LGBT people

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


Updated 23-12-2014
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RegionNational coverage
Title of the ProgrammeLet´s give (wo)men a chance
Title of the ProjectPrevention of homophobia and bullying of young LGBT people
Number of the Project197
Project Promoter

Prague Pride

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Skeive Filmer The Oslo Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Oslo Pride

Name of Local Partner(s)




Queer platform of the Masaryk University

Objective of the Project

The project focuses on the prevention of violence and bulling of young LGBT people, prevention of suicidal attempts, drug abuse and depression of these people. A special attention will be paid to LGBT people belonging to the Roma minority in the Czech Republic. The project’s goal is to create a web portal, whose functions will consist of: provision of reliable information about coming-out, questions connected to sexual orientation and bullying and violence. The second function of the portal will be counselling. Along with the youth (Roma and transgender) organizations aiming at the LGBT community we will provide a peer to peer counselling and a crisis intervention for the portal clients. The project will also include working with specialists in the field of psychology, psychotherapy and social work. We will train 150 specialists and create a list of those working with LGBT people or are sensible of their problems. Through a nation-wide campaign we wish to draw attention to the fact that homophobic behaviour, conscious or not, can lead as far as to a suicide of the LGBT person.

Approved grant

63 509 EUR

Project DurationStart date: 1st September 2014, End date: 30th November 2015