The program includes a Forum on Sexuality in Cuba Today, a lecture by CENESEX director Mariela Castro, the launching of the book Confesiones a un médico (Confessions to a doctor), written by Jorge Pérez, director of the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK), and the exhibition of Gerardo Chijona's film Boleto al paraíso (Ticket to paradise), which is based on the book.
Conga dance and theater groups will perform at Dolores and Marte squares, and a cultural gala is scheduled for the Cuba Theater on May 17.
The program also features information sessions on STIs and HIV/AIDS, concerts, exhibitions, and quick-change artist performances on May 3-26.
The National Association of Cuban Artists and Writers (UNEAC) plans to hold a meeting on May 13, at its headquarters in the capital city. The so-called Conga against Homophobia will be staged on the following day, from the Seawall Drive to the Cuba Pavilion on 23rd Street (downtown Havana).
A Cultural Gala for Sexual Diversity will be held at the Karl Marx Theater on May 7-8.