Category Tag: lgbtq events

Pulse Night of Remembrance

On June 12, 2016, Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, fL was the scene of the second worst mass shooting by a single gunman in U.S. history. 49 people were killed and 53 were injured. (Wikipedia) Each year, the…

Harvey Milk Day

Harvey Milk Day is organized by the Harvey Milk Foundation and celebrated each year on May 22 in memory of Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist assassinated in 1978. Harvey Milk was a prominent gay activist…

GLSEN Day of Silence

The GLSEN Day of Silence is a national student-led demonstration where LGBTQ students and allies  all around the country—and the world—take a vow of silence to protest the harmful effects of harassment and discrimination of…

Zero Discrimination Day

Zero Discrimination Day is an annual day celebrated by the UN and other international organizations. The day aims to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the…

Stand Up To Bullying Day (Pink Shirt Day)

International STAND UP to Bullying Day is a special semi-annual event in which participants sign and wear a pink “pledge shirt” to take a visible, public stance against bullying. The event takes place in schools,…