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Local hospitals support IDAHoBIT Day with flag raising ceremony

Local hospitals support IDAHoBIT Day with flag raising ceremony

Royal Perth and Bentley Hospitals marked International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT) last week with a flag raising ceremony. Health Minister Roger Cook and federal WA senator Louise Pratt were in attendance to do the honours of raising the flag at the Bentley campus. Earlier this year the mental health inpatient services […]

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Centre for Stories host story sharing night this IDAHOBIT Day

Centre for Stories host story sharing night this IDAHOBIT Day

The Centre for Stories will be hosting a celebration of Bright Lights No City this Thursday night. The project documents stories from LGBTQIA+ youth across regional WA. The storytellers will share their tales at the Centre’s Northbridge location on May 17th to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia. ‘Sometimes I think I’m not […]

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IDAHOBIT Day: Neami National invite you to afternoon tea

IDAHOBIT Day: Neami National invite you to afternoon tea

May 17th is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT Day), marking an opportunity to stand with the LGBTIQ+ community and against discrimination around the world. Mental health support organisation Neami National are hosting a special afternoon tea this year to share history, raise awareness and network with Perth’s local queer community. Members […]

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ACL angry at Queensland police for taking part in IDAHoBiT Day

ACL angry at Queensland police for taking part in IDAHoBiT Day

The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) has complained about Queensland Police supporting International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT). Wendy Francis, the ACL’s Queensland Director, has said it is inappropriate for police to be seen wearing a rainbow coloured lanyard. Francis said the rainbow lanyard is an endorsement of marriage equality, and “re-shaping” society’s understanding […]

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An Introduction to IDAHOBIT Day

An Introduction to IDAHOBIT Day

May 17th marks IDAHOBIT Day, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex-phobia and Transphobia. IDAHOBIT Day marks a time for the community to take heed of the dire consequences that prejudice and discrimination can have on the LGBTI population. On May 17th in 1990, the Word Health Organisation officially declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder. […]

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