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idahobit 2020

Despite the pandemic, LGBTIQ communities and allies across the world yesterday celebrated IDAHOBIT 2020, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia Municipalities, governments, businesses, and organisations draped rainbow flags or illuminated buildings in rainbow colours worldwide. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic limited the size of gatherings. However, members of our ever-resourceful communities made …

idahobit 2020

Landmarks across Brisbane will light up tonight for IDAHOBIT 2020. Earlier today Councillor Vicki Howard raised the Rainbow Flag at Brisbane City Hall. Cr Howard said this year marked the fourth Brisbane City Council celebration of IDAHOBIT. IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia) is recognised internationally to raise awareness of discrimination and …

IDAHOBIT 2020 logan mucha

In We’re All In This Together director Logan Mucha turns his camera on Melbourne’s queer history in an award-winning short film. Released to mark IDAHOBIT 2020, the film retells five stories from Melbourne’s queer community. Scroll down for the movie We’re All In This Together is a verbatim hybrid-documentary that explores historical accounts of queer …

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The Queensland Police Service has released a new video following the day-to-day work of three QPS officers who are also members of the LGBTIQ community. The 15-minute “One step better” video builds on the QPS’ 2017 video “It gets better” which shared powerful personal stories of QPS staff coming out as LGBTIQ at work. The …

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Community events are planned across the state to mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Friday, May 17. IDAHOBIT is recognised every year on May 17, the day in 1990 that homosexuality was removed from the World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Diseases. This year the day has a …

Queensland police lgbti liaison mairead devlin rainbow flag

Queensland Police Constable Mairead Devlin is both an LGBTI Liaison officer and a member of the LGBTIQ community. In 2016, he was the first Queensland Police officer to raise a rainbow flag outside police headquarters in Brisbane (pictured), to mark that year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. QN Magazine spoke to Constable Devlin …

IDAHOBIT 2018

Southport Police Station has raised its first rainbow flag on Thursday to mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). IDAHOBIT is recognised internationally to raise awareness of discrimination and prejudice experienced by queer people and events are held to spread messages of acceptance and inclusion. May 17 is the date on …

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Many LGBTIQ young people are reluctant to report hate crimes to police because they fear further discrimination, according to new research. The report, commissioned by Victoria Police and released on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia today, found young queer people were worried their complaints would not be taken seriously, that they would …

PFLAG Ipswich

The Ipswich and Scenic Rim councils in southeast Queensland will be raising rainbow flags on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Thursday. The International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia falls on May 17 each year, and is marked with community and workplace events that celebrate equality and inclusion. Parents and Friends of …

IDAHOBIT 2018 Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay’s LGBTIQ community will gather to commemorate this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on May 17. The day is recognised internationally to raise awareness of discrimination and prejudice experienced by queer people and events are held to spread messages of acceptance and inclusion. Community members will wear their most colourful …

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