LGBTQ Annual Holidays | Kent State University

LGBTQ Annual Holidays

Around the world, the LGBTQ community celebrates holidays and important milestones that impacted the community.  These holidays are meant to embrace the awareness of the LGBTQ community and the accomplishments of the community.  Please recognize these holidays as well as other holidays that you find relating to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Community. 

  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day                         January 27
  • International Transgender day of Visibility                            March 31
  • Day of Silence                                                                       April (3rd Friday)
  • International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia        May 17
  • Harvey Milk Day                                                                    May 22
  • Pride Month                                                                           June
  • Stonewall Riots Anniversary                                                  June 28
  • International Drag Day                                                           July 16th
  • Bisexuality Day                                                                      September 23
  • LGBT History Month                                                              October
  • National Coming Out Day                                                      October 11
  • Ally Week                                                                               October (2nd Week)
  • Intersex Awareness Day                                                        October 26
  • Asexuality Awareness Week                                                  October (last week)
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance                                       November 20