CELEBRATE BISEXUALITY DAY

September 23, 2021

Also referred to as Bisexual Pride Day, and Bisexual Visibility Day

This day has been marked each year since 1999 to celebrate the bisexual community and to highlight biphobia. Started by the coordinators at BiNet USA, this day is intended to celebrating and respecting the bisexual community as well as recognizing the ongoing challenges and biphobia the community faces.

BISEXUAL AWARENESS WEEK

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Started by GLAAD & BiNet USA, this Week seeks to accelerate acceptance of bisexual experiences, while also celebrating the resiliency of, the bisexual community.

Throughout #BiWeek, allies and bisexual people learn about the history, culture, community, and current policy priorities of bisexual communities.

INTERNATIONAL NON BINARY PEOPLE’S DAY

 

International Non-Binary People’s Day is observed each year on July 14. Non-binary, also known as genderqueer, is a spectrum of gender identities that are not exclusively masculine or feminine‍ —‌ identities that are outside the gender binary.

Non-binary people may identify as having two or more genders, having no gender, moving between genders or having a fluctuating gender identity, or being third gender or other-gendered, a category that includes those who do not place a name to their gender.

PANSEXUAL VISIBILITY

May 24th each year

Celebrate and recognise those who identify as pansexual in community. Pan visibility day is an opportunity to raise awareness, do some myth busting and improve inclusivity for pansexual people.

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA & BIPHOBIA (IDAHOT)

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May 17, 2021

Since 2005, May 17th has been dedicated to the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, marking the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders.

It constitutes an annual landmark to draw the attention of decision makers, the media, the public, opinion leaders and local authorities to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBT2QI+ people internationally.

The Unity Pride Flag

The Unity Pride Flag

A flag meant to show support and inclusiveness for all, no matter race, sex, gender or sexuality, from the rainbow to the grey.
Replacing other symbols the lemniscate symbolizing we’re all infinitely connected to one another no matter our differences.

The Unity Pride Flag celebrates our diversity as individually and our unity as a community. Those who themselves are represented in this flag on the left to those who are on the grey side.

We See You, We Hear You, We Love You & We’re Proud of You

The colours of The Unity Pride Flag come from the roots of Gilbert Baker’s original 8 color Gay Pride Flag in 1978, Jim Evans’s Polyamorous Flag in 1995, Michael Page’s Bisexual Flag in 1998, Monica Helms’s Trans Flag in 1999, Sean Campbell’s Lesbian Flag in 1999, Unknown creator Pansexual Flag in 2010, Aven’s Asexual Flag in 2010, Unknown Demisexual Flag in 2010, Evie Varney’s Pansexual Flag in 2010, KJ People’s Genderfluid Flag in 2012, Tumblr user Samlin’s Polysexual Flag in 2012, AVEN – Aromantic Flag in 2011 & 2014, Morgan Carpenter’s Intersex Flag in 2013,
Salem X’s Agender Flag in 2014, Marilyn Roxie’s Genderqueer Flag in 2010, Marilyn Roxie‘s Nonbinary Flag in 2014, Philadelphia’s addition of Brown and Black representing communities of colour in 2017, Daniel Quasar’s Progress Pride Flag in 2018. You can also find the colours for many other flags here and that represent our allies.