Events of LGBT+ interest
Event themes throughout the year
LGBT+ history month
LGBT+ history month takes place every year in February. It celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT+ community. It is also intended to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against the LGBT+ community.
Each spring, agencies across the UK hold events specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender prospective parents, as part of LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week.
International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)
IDAHO takes place on 17 May and is a worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversities. It highlights that violence and discrimination against LGBTQ+ people must be tackled openly.
These celebrations throughout the world emphasize LGBTQ+ visibility and being proud of your identity.
Taking place in November Anti-bullying week is an opportunity to raise awareness of homophobia especially amongst children and young people.