When was International Transgender Day of Visibility was observed annually? 

International Transgender Day of Visibility
Date March 31
Frequency Annual
First time 2009
Related to Transgender Day of Remembrance, Transgender Awareness Week

Who founded Transgender Day of Remembrance in 1999? Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1999 by a small group, including Gwendolyn Ann Smith, to memorialize the murder of transgender woman Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts. In 2010, TDoR was observed in over 185 cities throughout more than 20 countries.

How many LGBT days are there? 

Internationally recognized
Name Date Year Started
National Coming Out Day 11 October 1988
Non-Binary Awareness Week The week, starting Sunday/Monday, surrounding 14 July 2020
Non-Binary People’s Day 14 July 2012
Pansexual & Panromantic Awareness Day 24 May 2015

What day is today LGBT? 

LGBTQ Holidays
Date Holiday Tags
National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day LGBTQ, Love
May 17 Wednesday
International Day Against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia Awareness, LGBTQ
May 22 Monday

When was International Transgender Day of Visibility was observed annually? – Additional Questions

What does Lgbtqia+ stand for?

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
LGBT / Full name

What does the 2+ mean in lgbtq2 +?

Sexual orientations and gender identities that aren’t heterosexual or cisgender are often described by the acronym LGBTQ2S+. LGBTQ2S+ is an acronym that stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and Two-Spirit.

What is a Two-Spirit person?

“Two-Spirit” is a term used within some Indigenous communities, encompassing cultural, spiritual, sexual and gender identity. The term reflects complex Indigenous understandings of gender roles, spirituality, and the long history of sexual and gender diversity in Indigenous cultures.

How many genders are there?

There are many different gender identities, including male, female, transgender, gender neutral, non-binary, agender, pangender, genderqueer, two-spirit, third gender, and all, none or a combination of these.

When did LGBT become Lgbtqia+?

Organizations began changing their names to include LGBT or LGBTQ in the late ’90s and early aughts. “It has been a consistent evolution to reflect the growing diversity of our community,” said Del Rio.