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.
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.
26 April – annually Lesbian Visibility Day is a day to celebrate and recognise those who identify as Lesbian and to help find community. Lesbian
17 MAY International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. IDAHOBIT is a day to stand with the LGBTIQ community. Mark the day by start small or go
24 May – annually Pan (Pansexual and Panromantic) Visibility Day is a day to celebrate and recognise those who identify as pansexual and to help
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
1-30 June – annually This annual LGBTIQA+ pride celebration during June is a bring awareness and recognition for all the positive impact / influences the
(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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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