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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 …

IDAHOBIT 2018 Cairns

A number of events are planned for Cairns to mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), on Thursday, May 17. “IDAHOBIT is a day to acknowledge the discrimination and violence experienced by LGBTIQ people locally and around the world,” Ben Dawson from QuAC North Queensland said. “The day is also …

IDAHOT brisbane

Nine prominent Brisbane landmarks will blaze with rainbow lights to commemorate this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17. The day raises awareness of discrimination and prejudice experienced by queer people. Events on the day spread messages of acceptance and inclusion. The World Health Organization removed homosexuality from the International …

Paul Capsis Quentin Crisp

Australian actor and cabaret star Paul Capsis is set to take to Brisbane’s MELT Festival stage playing one of his personal heroes, Quentin Crisp. The acid-tongued author became a gay icon in the 1970s after the publication of his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant, detailed his life in homophobic British Society. From his early years …

Brisbane will be lit up in rainbows for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17. IDAHOT is a day recognised around the world to raise awareness of discrimination and prejudice experienced around the world and events are held to send messages of acceptance and inclusion to queer people. This year’s IDAHOT theme …

rainbows across queensland IDAHOT Ceremony at King George Square in Brisbane

A ceremony held in Brisbane on the weekend recognised the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). Rainbow flags flew at other celebrations across the state — rainbows across Queensland. A fair day in Brisbane’s Queens Park on Sunday included stalls by LGBTIQ organisations, healthcare providers, and sports groups. Police officers and local politicians attended. …

Brisbane’s Story bridge was awash with the traditional gay rainbow flag colours on Sunday May 17th to commemorate the international day against homophobia, trans-phobia and bisexual-phobia. #IDAHOT The stunning colours light up Brisbane’s iconic bridge much to the delight of a small crowd that gathered to watch the event.  Earlier in the day City Hall …

idahot brisbane city hall

Finally, Brisbane will proudly play a civic role in this year’s International Day against Homophobia. Brisbane City Council confirmed that the rainbow pride flag will fly from City Hall on IDAHOT Day. The city’s iconic Story Bridge will also light up in a rainbow light display.  The announcement is a win for local LGBTIQ activists. …