International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 17, 2021

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia takes place around the world on May 17. This day emphasizes that homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia are still the reality in the daily lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans members of our communities. Learn more about gender and orientation and this day . 

Worship Ideas
PDF icon Speaking Our Truth
A worship service to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia written by Ruth Wood. An Affirm United/S'affirmer Ensemble resource...
Prayers

A prayer for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

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