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IDAHOT 2015

IDAHOT 2015 – Sunday 17 May to Monday 18 May

The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) was created in 2004 to celebrate sexual and gender diversities. IDAHOT is also a good time to reflect on the inclusiveness, or otherwise, of our workplaces, schools, sporting clubs and our community in general. 

We know that transgender, intersex, and gender diverse people face many issues including discrimination and harassment, and that people are often still treated unfairly based on their sexuality. The Equal Opportunity Commission is able to take complaints about sexuality and gender identity discrimination where it occurs at work, in education, in shops and services, in accommodation, and in clubs and associations.

The Commission also provides education and training to help reduce discrimination. This includes tailored training for organisations that have a staff member transitioning (available on request).

The Commission is excited by a number of current initiatives taking place nationally and in South Australia, such as: