IMPORTANT DATES

LGBT History Month (USA) 

It is an annual month long oberservance of LGBT rights. It is orientated in the United States; however, it is celebrated throughout North America.

National Coming Out Day

In the LGBT community, "coming out" means the voluntary disclosure of ones sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, designated on December 1 every year since 1988, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemiccaused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease.

Ocotber

Ocotber 11

November 20

October

13-17

Ally Week

Ally Week is a national youth-led effort encouraging students to be allies with the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) members of their community in standing agasinst bullying, harassment and name-calling. It takes place in K-12 schools and colleges.

Intersex Awarness Day

 

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

Oct. 26-

Nov. 1

Asexual Awarness Week

 Asexual Awareness Week is an international campaign that seeks to educate about asexual, aromantic, demisexual, and grey-asexual experiences and to create materials that are accessible to our community and our allies around the world.

October 26

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurs annually on November 20, is a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community

December

1

December

10

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 

March 27- April 4

Pink Revolution

Pink Revolution is a Saskatchewan-made initiative to promote diversity, prevent bullying, and take action to make our world a safer place.

 April 1

Wear Pink! (Anti-bullying)

 The Day of Pink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia, Transphobia, and Transmisogyny across the world.

 April 15

Day of Silence

National youth-run effort using silence to protest the actual silencing of LGBT people due to harassment, bias and abuse in schools.

May 17

International Day Against Homophobia

It was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally.

June

Saskatoon Pride Parade

The Saskatoon Pride Festival, hosted by the Saskatoon Diversity Network (SDN), is an annual week-long festival providing an accessible space in which to celebrate queerness, fostering community pride, and raising awareness of queer culture within the larger community.