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 writes books, TV screenplays, columns, essays and feature journalism. Most recently, Ben edited the collection of stories through Black Inc Books, Growing Up Queer in Australia. He is […]

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  • Nevo Zisin

    Nevo Zisin

    Nevo Zisin (they/them) is a queer, non-binary, Jewish writer, performer, activist and public speaker based in Naarm/ Birraranga / Melbourne. They run workshops in schools and professional development trainings in […]

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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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  • Daniel Witthaus

    Daniel Witthaus

    Daniel Witthaus has spent the past two decades challenging homophobia one cuppa at a time in schools, rural communities and, occasionally, developing countries like Sri Lanka, Poland and Indonesia. He […]

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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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  • Eddie Ayres

    Eddie Ayres

    Eddie Ayres 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 years […]

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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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