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Events Celebrating LGBT Identity, Expression, & Well-Being

There are many opportunities each year to learn more about and celebrate LGBT diversity. Some of these events are hosted by particular organizations, such as the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN), while others are days, weeks and months recognized by the LGBT community at large. The following is a partial list of some of the most well-known events.

Event Month or Day Host Organization
(if applicable)
National LGBT Health Awareness Week A week during March National Coalition for LGBT Health
Day of Silence A day during the last half of April GLSEN
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia May 17  
LGBT Pride Month June  
LGBT Families Day June Family Equality Council
Ally Week October GLSEN
LGBT History Month October  
National Coming Out Day October 11  
Transgender Day of Remembrance November 20  

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