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The theme of IDAHOT 2019 is ‘Biphobia through a series of educational outreach activities and public talk’, The theme of IDAHOT 2018 is “Alliances for Solidarity. International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) 2017 theme is “FAMILIES”

Origin of the Day

Universal Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia is seen on seventeenth May each year over the globe. This day is devoted to achieve mindfulness the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) right infringement around the globe. The originator of this unique day chosen to shape an advisory group called IDAHO to work intently for the examination of hidden issues in various nations and mainlands. It was likewise propounded if homosexuality ought to be expelled from the rundown of International Classifications of Diseases of WHO (World Health Organization). The day has its source in the exceptional year 2004 when individuals raised a yearlong crusade against Homophobia, Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. 24000 people taken an interest in the challenge with a few known associations like ILGA (International Lesbian and Gay Association), IGLHRC (International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission), Coalition of African Lesbians and World Congress of LGBT Jews. They marked on an arrangement to bolster the IDAHO activities and endeavors.

How To Celebrate the Day

Individuals commend this one of a kind day in a few ways. They do a considerable measure of open activation to make them mindful about the issues identified with homosexuality and there are issues like infringement, favoritism, segregations and criminal offenses. Partaking part put incredible endeavors to address all of such issues at worldwide level. It assists LGBT people group with negotiating with governments and media in putting their worries in a successful way. The festivals are exceptionally solid in Latin America and Europe however it is seen in the greater part of the nations. Nations having numerous societies and ethnicities have turned into the center point for such dissents.


This day is set apart with various exercises held in different areas. seventeenth May has turned out to be exceptionally prominent as a result of the walks and encourages at a global level. Individuals come at a characterized place and offer their feelings to manage the circumstances. They are taking help of long range interpersonal communication sites additionally to support the most extreme cooperation. They can post their remark with no dread. Individuals from various culture, standing, statement of faith, convictions attempt to battle for a typical cause. On this day the individuals by and large make a moment clamor with the assistance of chime, horn, shriek, and trumpet to recall the poor casualties of transphobic viciousness. After that they wave rainbow banner to express their desire for a superior future. All the key individuals from LGBT people group take part effectively and offer talks to raise individuals’ level of mindfulness identified with these issues.

Significance of the Day

Universal Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia has a vital part in the insurance of the privileges of LGBT people group. This uncommon day has given them a stage to make their voice solid and clear before the Government. Because of this day these groups have possessed the capacity to advance their sexual introduction in a positive way. They can shape a gathering and commend seventeenth May that is typical to their flexibility, decisions and determinations. This is the reason it has got so much fame and positive reaction from all parts of world.