Join us today and show your support for your family, friends and colleagues who are part of the LGBTQ+ community for The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) 2021.
This year’s theme is Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing!
The LGBTQ+ community frequently face social injustice and discrimination which has been brought into focus by the tragic events of the last two months. Below are 4 individuals who have sadly been the product of the intolerance of others.
In 2020 an estimated 350 transgender people were murdered globally, with the youngest being just 15.
The violence and horror of these deaths are catalogued by a unique project and the list can be found here
The heart-breaking news doesn’t just stop there.
Thomson Reuters reported that hate crimes against LGBT+ people in Germany have risen by 36%
The BBC reported that hate crimes against LGBTQ+ people in the UK have tripled Poland has created “LGBT-free zone”