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Future medical professionals stand against conversion therapy

Future medical professionals stand against conversion therapy

To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT), the Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) have voted unanimously to support survivors of LGBTIQ+ conversion therapy. National Australian student medical societies voted in favour of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Efforts (SOGICE) Survivor Statement at AMSA’s National Council over the weekend. The […]

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Binary challenged to release full survey

Binary challenged to release full survey

Anti-transgender organisation Binary has been challenged to release the full details of their survey which they claim shows Australian parents are overwhelmingly opposed to their children learning about the experiences of people who are transgender. The Australian newspaper published the results of the poll on the eve of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and […]

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Pride in Peel reveal lineup of special events for IDAHoBIT week

Pride in Peel reveal lineup of special events for IDAHoBIT week

This Sunday 17th May marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT), honouring 30 years since the day was first acknowledged. Newly formed LGBTIQ+ not-for-profit Pride in Peel has revealed their COVID-19 friendly calendar of IDAHoBIT events in Mandurah and surrounding areas. “Pride in Peel are beyond excited for the events we have […]

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Janet Rice: the election is a chance to rid parliament of homophobes

Janet Rice: the election is a chance to rid parliament of homophobes

The Greens senator Janet Rice has posted an message for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT) suggesting people take tomorrow’s federal election as an opportunity to kick out politicians who actively campaign against LGBTIQ+ people’s rights. “IDAHoBiT is such an important day to celebrate our community.” Senator Rice said in a video message, suggesting […]

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Come together with local community groups for IDAHOBIT 2019

Come together with local community groups for IDAHOBIT 2019

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia is coming up next month, highlighting discrimination against the LGBTIQ+ community around the world. To mark this year’s IDAHOBIT, Suicide Prevention Coordinators at Neami National (Perth) and Connection and Wellbeing Australia are inviting a number of Perth’s LGBTIQ+ groups and services for an opportunity to connect and […]

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French minister Mounir Mahjoubi announces he is gay

French minister Mounir Mahjoubi announces he is gay

Mounir Mahjoubi, France’s Minister for Digital Technology, has announced he’s gay saying he hopes his public acknowledgement of his sexuality will help reduce homophobia. The 34 year old junior minister made the announcement on Twitter on IDAHOBIT Day – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia. Mahjoubi said that homophobia “sometimes forces us to […]

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How has homophobia changed over the decades?

How has homophobia changed over the decades?

This year International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia embraces the theme of ‘Alliances for Solidarity’ OUTinPerth Managing Editor Graeme Watson spoke at an IDAHOBIT Day event at the Australian Taxation Office, here is a summary of what he said at the event this morning.   One of the first times I encountered homophobia […]

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IDAHOBIT: Beyond Marriage Equality – Towards Freedom

May 17th each year marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia: IDAHOBIT (Encompassing all LGBTIQ+ bodies, genders, relationships, sexualities, attractions, identities and experiences). Originally known as the International Day Against Homophobia, IDAHOBIT was established to commemorate the decision to remove homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organisation in 1990. […]

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Tony Briffa to deliver the 2018 Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture

Tony Briffa to deliver the 2018 Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture

Tony Briffa, one of the most prominent intersex Australians will deliver the 2018 Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture on May 17th The lecture will take place at the University of Western Australia’s Ross Lecture Theatre on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. The annual lecture is named after transgender rights advocate Isabelle Lake who passed […]

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