Pride Month 2022

Annually, across the globe, various events are held during the month of June as a way of recognizing the influence LGBTQIA+ people have had around the world. As well as being a month-long celebration, Pride month is also an opportunity to peacefully protest and raise awareness of current issues facing the community. Memorials are heldContinue reading “Pride Month 2022”

Pan Visibility Day

May 24, 2022 Pan Visibility Day is on May 24th and is a day to recognize and celebrate those who identify as pansexual or panromantic and educates others on the community. Like its LGBTQIA+ counterparts, Pan Visibility Day is an opportunity to bring to light the stories and experiences of pansexual people in society andContinue reading “Pan Visibility Day”

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT)

May 17, 2022 Since 2005, May 17th has been dedicated to the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, marking the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. It constitutes an annual landmark to draw the attention of decision makers, the media, the public, opinion leadersContinue reading “International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT)”

Lesbian Visibility Day

April 26, 2022 Lesbian Visibility Day (LVD) occurs every year on April 26, created to celebrate, recognize, and bring visibility to lesbian identified members of the LGBTQIA+ community. It’s about honoring and elevating this unique community of people who are historically overlooked and dismissed by way of being both women and queer. LVD started inContinue reading “Lesbian Visibility Day”

International Asexuality Day

April 6, 2022 International Asexuality Day (IAD) is celebrated annually on April 6. It was first established in 2021 as a worldwide awareness campaign focused on recognizing the full asexual spectrum. This includes asexual, greysexual, demisexual and all other ace identities. The campaign is also geared towards promoting ace visibility and giving a voice toContinue reading “International Asexuality Day”

International Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31, 2022 International Transgender Day of Visibility (also called TDOV, Transgender Day of Visibility) is an annual event occurring on March 31 dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, as well as a celebration of their contributions to society. The day was founded by transgender activistContinue reading “International Transgender Day of Visibility”

Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week

February 20th – 26th, 2022 Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week (ASAW) is an annual, international event meant to spread awareness and acceptance of aromantic spectrum identities and the issues they face, as well as making more people aware of their existence while celebrating it. ASAW generally occurs the first full week (starting Sunday) following Valentine’s Day;Continue reading “Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week”

Pansexual Pride Day

Every year on December 8th we celebrate Pansexual Pride Day. It is a time for both individuals and organizations around the world to come together and celebrate Pansexuality and raise further awareness to Pansexual people and their community. Like other Pride days within the LGBTQ+ calendar, Pansexual Pride Day is an opportunity to bring awarenessContinue reading “Pansexual Pride Day”

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance [TDOR] is observed annually on November 20 to memorialize those who have been lost due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. Transgender day of Remembrance was started in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a transgender advocate. A vigil was held to honor Rita Hester, an African American transgender woman, killed in 1998Continue reading “Transgender Day of Remembrance”