LGBTIQA+ Dates of Significance

LGBTIQA+ Dates of Significance are designated specific days or weeks created to highlight particular events, topics, accomplishments and improve visibility through observed civil awareness . While there have been significant gains, across the LGBTIQ community, in recent times, serious issues still affect LGBTIQA+ people living in Australia. Each individual, group and community  can play a critical role by activity-creating awareness, promoting action  and addressing the Civil rights, needs, health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people living in Australia, further reducing social isolation and fostering inclusion.

Transgender Day of Visibility

31 March,  – annually Trans Day of Visibility is a day of celebration of Trans pride and awareness, recognising trans and gender diverse experiences and achievements.

Lesbian Day of Visibility

26 April – annually Lesbian Visibility Day is a day to celebrate and recognise those who identify as Lesbian and to help find community. Lesbian

LGBTI Domestic Violence Awareness Day

 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

Pride Month

1-30 June – annually This annual LGBTIQA+ pride celebration during June is a bring awareness and recognition for all the positive impact / influences the

International Non-Binary Peoples Day

(14 July – annually) International Non-Binary Peoples Day is a day to celebrate and recognise the experiences of   those who identify as Non binary, genderqueer. People who


LAST FRIDAY IN AUGUST Wear it Purple strives to foster supportive, safe, empowering and inclusive environments for rainbow young people.  Support our young people Raise a

Bisexual Awareness Week

week surrounding 23 September – annually Bisexual Awareness Week is an annual event celebrating and recognising bisexual people  and promotes cultural acceptance of the bisexual community.  Celebrating


BI VISIBILITY DAY23 SEPTEMBER, Bi Visibility Day, also known as International Celebrate Bisexuality Day, has been marked each year since 1999 to highlight biphobia and

LGBTI Australia History Month

October – annually Celebrated for the first time in 2016, when Minus18 partnered with the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (ALGA) to create this  nationwide campaign.


8 OCTOBER International Lesbian Day, an opportunity to highlight the achievements of queer women, and the challenges this section of our community still face. There’s

National Coming Out Day

October 11, National Coming Out Day is an internationally observed civil awareness day which commemorates the individuals who publicly identify as LGBTIQA+ and support or celebrate the act

International Pronouns Day

3rd Wednesday in October – annually International Pronouns Day is an annual event recognising personal pronouns as basic human dignity and celebrating  trans and gender nonconforming identities and fostering

Asexual Awareness Week,

October 22-28, Asexual Awareness Week or Ace Week is an annual event celebrating the asexual community and progress they have made. Host workshops, gatherings, and events to educate your community or social

Intersex Awareness Day

26 OCTOBER Intersex Awareness Day is an internationally observed awareness day designed to highlight human rights issues faced by intersex people. Mark the day by

Intersex Day of Solidarity

8 NOVEMBER, Intersex Day of Solidarity, also known as Intersex Day of Remembrance, takes place on November 8.Mark the day start small or go big


TRANSGENDER AWARENESS WEEK SECOND WEEK IN NOVEMBER Each year between November 13 – 19,  is a day to stand with the Transgender community. Trans people, Allies


TRANS DAY OF REMEMBRANCE 20 NOVEMBER The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or

World AIDS Day

TUESDAY 1 DECEMBER 2020 World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. It raises awareness across the world and in the community about