17 May

Each year, International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) marks a day for people all over Australia to stand against discrimination and show support for our of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) friends, colleagues and families.

Recognising IDAHOBIT in your workplace each year is a chance to show ongoing commitment for LGBTIQ equality – pride, not prejudice!

More information and resources about IDAHOBIT are available here.


  • Benjamin Law

    Benjamin Law

    Benjamin Law is an Australian writer and broadcaster. He’s the author of The Family Law (2010), Gaysia (2012), the Quarterly Essay Moral Panic 101 (2017) and editor of Growing Up […]

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  • Phoebe Hart

    Dr Phoebe Hart

    Dr Phoebe Hart has a passion for social justice, education and the environment, and is a writer, director and producer of documentaries, factual content and children’s television and an intersex […]

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  • Ed_Le_Brocq

    Ed Le Brocq

    Ed Le Brocq is a musical adventurer, teacher, writer, broadcaster and transgender man. He was born on the White Cliffs of Dover and began playing music when he was six […]

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  • Adam Elliot

    Adam Elliot

    Adam Elliot is not only the Academy Award winning animator of Harvie Krumpet, but also one of Australia’s funniest, unique, refreshing speakers and after dinner raconteurs. A classic underdog tale, […]

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  • Sally Goldner

    Sally Goldner AM

    Sally Goldner AM has been involved in Victoria’s queer communities for over twenty years. This includes as a founding member of Transgender Victoria, Treasurer of Transfamily, Treasurer of Bisexual Alliance […]

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  • Sally Morris

    Sally Morris

    Sally Morris is on a mission to prevent suicide and improve the mental health of LGBTIQ people and communities. With an academic and professional background in human services, Sally has […]

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  • Sally Rugg

    Sally Rugg

    Sally Rugg is National Director at Australians for a Murdoch Royal Commission and was previously executive Director of, Australia’s largest social change platform. Sally worked at the forefront of Australia’s […]

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  • Daniel Witthaus

    Daniel Witthaus

    Daniel has spent a quarter of a century challenging homophobia and working on LGBTIQ inclusion one cuppa at a time in schools, rural communities and, occasionally, developing countries like Poland, […]

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  • Yves Rees

    Yves Rees

    Dr Yves Rees (they/them) is a writer and historian based on unceded Wurundjeri land. They are a Lecturer in History at La Trobe University, the co-host of Archive Fever history […]

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  • Kirli Saunders

    Kirli Saunders OAM

    Kirli Saunders (OAM) is a proud Gunai Woman and award-winning multidisciplinary artist and consultant. An experienced speaker and facilitator advocating for the environment and equality, Kirli was the NSW Aboriginal […]

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  • Jason Ball

    Jason Ball

    Jason Ball is the 2017 Young Australian of the Year for Victoria, best known as the pioneering LGBTIQ+ advocate who in 2012 became the first male Aussie Rules footballer at […]

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  • Lucy Thomas

    Lucy Thomas

    Growing up, Lucy Thomas always figured that “someone should really do something about bullying.” Then she realised: I am that someone. Now, more than a decade after launching PROJECT ROCKIT, […]

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  • Rosie Thomas

    Rosie Thomas

    Rosie Thomas has dedicated the last 14 years to growing Australia’s youth-driven movement against bullying, hate and prejudice.

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