International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Wed, 05/17/2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

On May 17, 1990, the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization approved the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD 10), which no longer listed homosexuality as a diagnosis. Launched in 2004, the IDAHOT commemorating that day has become a global occasion to educate about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and to advocate for sensible public policies regarding LGBT people.

The observance has caught on widely as an international opportunity for individuals, groups and organizations anywhere to do anything they wish to mark the day. The IDAHOT website features numerous action ideas and reports detailing the wide range of activities planned for this year and from years past.

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