Events - LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

Events

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 12:00 AM through November 21, 2022

    Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

    Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since Rita Hester's death, and began an important tradition that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

  • World AIDS Day

    Thursday, December 01, 2022 at 12:00 AM through December 02, 2022

    World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. It raises awareness across the world and in the community about the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. It is a day for people to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.

  • International Day of People with a Disability

    Saturday, December 03, 2022 at 12:00 AM through December 04, 2022

    International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December each year.

    IDPwD is a United Nations observed day celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.

    The Australian Government has been supporting IDPwD since 1996 and provides funds to promote and raise awareness of the day around Australia.

    Information on how you can get involved in the day as an individual or organisation and how to break down barriers (both structural and attitudinal) for people with disability can be found at www.idpwd.com.au.

  • International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

    Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 12:00 AM through December 18, 2022

    International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers is observed annually on December 17 by sex workers, advocates, friends, families and allies. Originally conceived as a memorial and vigil for the victims of the Green River Killer in Seattle Washington, United States (US), it has evolved into an annual international event. The day calls attention to violence and hate crimes committed against sex workers worldwide, as well as the need to remove the social stigma and discrimination that have contributed to violence against sex workers



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