28 May – annually
LGBTI Domestic Violence Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of intimate partner/Family violence in LGBTIQA+ community. As recent studies have demonstrated that up to 62% of LGBTIQA+ people have experienced DV in their relationships, yet awareness of the issue and reporting rates are still incredibly low. Facts show . LGBTIQA+ people experience family violence in their families and relationships at similar if not higher rates to non- LGBTIQA+ people. As a day to memorialize those who have lost their lives as a result of LGBTI Domestic Violence, as well as Breaking the silence and ending the stigma experienced by survivors and those who may currently be in an abusive relationship.
can play a critical role by activity-creating awareness, promoting action use the #ImHereForYou –to raise awareness of DV in LGBTIQA+ communities. Host workshops, gatherings, and events to educate your community or social group as a part of the international campaign that bring much needed attention in addressing is this issue.