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Tamara Adrián

Chair, World Committee for IDAHOT, Venezuela

Tamara Adrián is a lawyer and member of the National Assembly of Venezuela. She is also the president of the Committee of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO-T), co-president of the Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex Sport Association (GLISA), which organizes the World Outgames, president of the Board of Directors of GATE Global Action for Trans Equality, co-secretary general alternate of IGLA. She is a member of the Board of Directors at WPATH, as well as PLAFAM. She is also a special advisor to several organizations including the WHO. Tamara is the author of many articles and books that have been published around the world. She is a retired professor for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees at the Andrés Bello Catholic University and a professor of law at the Central University and the Metropolitan University of Venezuela. She graduated from the Andrés Bello Catholic University in Caracas, summa cum laude, obtained a diploma in comparative law from the Paris Institute of Comparative Law, and a Ph.D. in law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, France. Tamara is a Fellow of Session 506, LGBT and Human Rights: New Challenges, Next Steps, Session 545, Salzburg Global LGBT Forum: Creating Long-Term Global Networks to Sustain LGBT Human Rights Organizations, Session 551, Salzburg Global LGBT Forum: Strengthening Communities - LGBT Human Rights and Social Cohesion, and Session 570, Salzburg Global LGBT Forum: The Many Faces of LGBT Inclusion.