Mariela Castro, the daughter of former Cuban president Raul Castro, is leading celebrations in Cuba for IDAHOTB.

Marches and conferences, led by the National Center for Sexual Education, will be taking place across the island nation.

Daniela Vega, the trans actress who starred in A Fantastic Woman, will participate in festivities in Havana and Pinar del Rio.

El Salvador

Activists will march in the anti-transphobia march taking place in El Salvador on Saturday.  It is the ninth annual event to raise awareness of trans killings in the Central American country.


The City of Paris will award LGBTI defenders including Stuart Milk, the founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, and Cameroonian asylum activist Alice Nkom. Aurore Foursy, the president of Inter LGBT will also be awarded.


Groups will come together under the name of the Guatemalan LGBTI Federation to come together to commemorate the day. This will include the sixth annual Walk Against Homophobia.