Events

  • Intersex Awareness Day

    Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 12:00 AM through October 27, 2021

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

     

  • Transgender Awareness Week

    Sunday, November 07, 2021 at 12:00 AM through November 14, 2021

    The week before Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues members of the community face.

    Transgender Awareness Week is a week when transgender people and their allies take action to bring attention to the community by educating the public about who transgender people are, sharing stories and experiences, and advancing advocacy around the issues of prejudice, discrimination, and violence that affect the transgender community.

  • Intersex Day of Remembrance (Intersex Solidarity Day)

    Monday, November 08, 2021 at 12:00 AM through November 09, 2021

    Intersex Day of Remembrance, also known as Intersex Solidarity Day, is an internationally observed civil awareness day designed to highlight issues faced by intersex people.

  • Transgender Day of Awareness

    Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 12:00 AM through November 21, 2021

    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

    Wednesday, December 01, 2021 at 12:00 AM through December 02, 2021

    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

    Friday, December 03, 2021 at 12:00 AM through December 04, 2021

    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

    Friday, December 17, 2021 at 12:00 AM through December 18, 2021

    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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