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Theme: TEDxHannoverSalon "Sexuality = Equality"

This event occurred on
October 24, 2016
6:30pm - 9:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Hannover, Niedersachsen

Everybody´s sex is defined physically at birth, but is that really enough what makes us choose to be a man or a woman? What makes us behaving like a girl or a boy? Do external influences by society play the major role or does it come from our inside, our mind and our soul? Did you ever asked yourself the question how gay or straight you are? Some members of the LGBT community often consider themselves as being in the grey areas of sexuality, not 100% gay and not 100% straight. All these, in many cases unanswered questions lead to a real and omnipresent societal problem - better known as discrimination.
In this event we will explore what it means to fear the judgment of others, and how it makes us judge ourselves.

How does such an intimate question translate in society, with laws protecting or ignoring basic principles of humanity, and what is life like for members of the LGBT community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender), who mostly still lack these basic rights? And maybe the most important question: Why should we care at all?

Pavillon Kultur- & Kommunikationszentrum­
Lister Meile 4
Hannover, Niedersachsen, 30161
Event type:
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Organizing team


Hannover, Germany


Hannover, Germany
  • Michael Richter