LGBTQ+ History Month is recognised in February every year, to retell the defining achievements made by the community and promote education as a vehicle for equality. The global event presents a timeline of pinnacle moments in LGBTQ+ history, including the Stonewall Riots and The Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Act, a key topic for inclusivity-themed events.
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia – 17th May
The 17th of May is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, an important event that recognises the discrimination experienced by the LGBTQ+ community. First documented in 2004, it is an important opportunity for businesses to send a clear message of support to their LGBTQ+ employees, and pioneer inclusion within their workplace. LGBT Speakers are booked to host themed events for this important day.
LGBTQ+ Pride Month – June
Taking place from the 1st to the 30th of June, to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969, LGBTQ+ Pride Month is an annual celebration of love, diversity and equality. The month is an essential opportunity for businesses and organisations alike to recognise the feats made by the LGBTQ+ community and set a clear precedent for their employees.
Stonewall Riots Anniversary – 28th June
The Stonewall Riots Anniversary takes place on the 28th of June, to recognise the police raids that targeted a New York City Gay Club in 1969. The attack was followed by impassioned protests, which resulted in a history-defining LGBTQ+ movement and Pride Month. Events booked to commemorate the Stonewall riots benefit from an LGBT speaker, whose stories of personal discrimination educate audiences.