List of LGBT holidays

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The following is a list of notable LGBT holidays.

Name Date Year Started Notes
Asexuality Awareness Week October 20-26 (varies from year to year) 2010 Official website
Celebrate Bisexuality Day September 23 1999
Day of Silence April (day varies from year to year)[1] 1996 Official website
LGBT History Month (UK) February 2005
LGBT History Month (USA) October 1994
Harvey Milk Day May 22 2010
International Day Against Homophobia May 17[2] Official website
International Holocaust Remembrance Day January 27 2005[3] Official website
International Transgender Day of Visibility March 31 2009[4] Official website
Intersex Awareness Day October 26 1996
Spirit Day October 17 2010 Official website
National Coming Out Day October 11 1988[5] Official website
Pride Month June June is celebrated as Pride in honor of the Stonewall Riots, though Pride events occur all year round.
Stonewall Riots Anniversary June 27[6]
Transgender Day of Remembrance November 20 1999[7] Official website
Ryana 2013 July 18 2013[8] Official website

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Get Information - Frequently Asked Questions". Day Of Silence. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 
  2. ^ "International Day Against Homophobia - -> Background - Behind the Day". Homophobiaday.org. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 
  3. ^ official|http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/focus/ihrd/comment_post.php
  4. ^ Carreras, Jessica. "Transgender Day of Visibility plans erupt locally, nationwide". PrideSource. 
  5. ^ One-Time Gifts. "The History of Coming Out | Resources | Human Rights Campaign". Hrc.org. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 
  6. ^ "The Stonewall Riots - 1969". Socialistalternative.org. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 
  7. ^ [1][dead link]
  8. ^ "R.Y.A.N.A. « Rhodes You Are Not Alone". ryana.org. 2013-07-18. Retrieved 2013-07-18.