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Observation Dates 2022

There are several dates in the calendar when the LGBT+ community and their allies come together to focus on one section of the community, to raise awareness and to remember those who’ve gone before, as well as to challenge hatred and discrimination.

Also included below are some other dates are relevant to the LGBT+ community and their allies.

January
  • 21st January — International Kink & Fetish Day
  • 27th January — Holocaust Memorial Day Learn More
February
  • Football v Homophobia Month of Action Learn More
  • LGBT History Month (UK) Learn More
  • 3rd February — Time to Talk Day Learn More
  • 7th – 13th February — National HIV Testing Week Learn More
  • 21st – 27th February — Aromantic Awareness Week Learn More
March
  • Bisexual Health Awareness Month Learn More
  • 1st March — Zero Discrimination Day Learn More
  • 8th March — International Women's Day Learn More
  • 31st March — International Transgender Day of Visibility
April
  • 6th April — International Asexuality Day (IAD) Learn More
  • 26th April – 2nd May — Lesbian Visibility Week Learn More
  • 30th April — Anniversary of Admiral Duncan Bombing
May
  • 2nd May — International Family Equality Day Learn More
  • 4th May — Pansexual & Panromantic Visibility Day
  • 10th – 16th May — World Mental Health Week Learn More
  • 17th May — International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia Learn More
  • 19th May — Agender Pride Day
  • 22nd May — Harvey Milk Day Learn More
June
  • 5th June — HIV Long Term Survivors Day
  • 12th June — Anniversary of Orlando Pulse Attack
  • 20th June — Anniversary of Reading Forbury Attack
  • 27th June — Anniversary of Stonewall Riots Learn More
July
  • 14th July — International Non-Binary Day
  • 16th July — International Drag Day Learn More
  • 28th July — World Hepatitis Day Learn More
August
  • 14th August — Gay Uncle Day
September
  • 16th – 22nd September — Bisexual Awareness Week
  • 23rd September — Bi Visibility Day Learn More
October
  • 8th October — International Lesbian Day
  • 9th – 16th October — Hate Crime Awareness Week Learn More
  • 10th October — World Mental Health Day Learn More
  • 11th October — National Coming Out Day
  • 17th October — Spirit Day
  • 20th October — International Pronouns Day Learn More
  • 23rd – 29th October — Ace Week Learn More
  • 26th October — Intersex Awareness Day Learn More
November
  • 6th November — Trans Parent Day
  • 8th November — Intersex Day of Solidarity Learn More
  • 13th – 19th November — Trans Awareness Week
  • 20th November — Trans Day of Remembrance
  • 27th November — Assassination of Harvey Milk Learn More
December
  • 1st December — World AIDS Day Learn More
  • 8th December — Pansexual Pride Day
  • 10th December — Human Rights Day Learn More