Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Today marks the 23rd anniversary of homosexuality being removed from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organization (WHO).
May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO). This day “highlights that in reality it is homophobia that is shameful and must be deconstructed in its social logic and fought against openly.”
According to Stonewall, one in five lesbian and gay people have experienced a homophobic hate crime or incident in the last three years.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. The Trevor Lifeline: 866.4.U.TREVOR (866.488.7386) www.thetrevorproject.org