International IDAHoBIT Day
Posted 18 May 2017
City of Greater Geelong’s Director Community Life Linda Quinn said the City and community would be showing their support for our diverse community.
“We want to support all LGBTI people and celebrate the diversity of our community and we are pleased to host an event for people from the Geelong community to come together to display a strong message of acceptance of others,” she said.
The City of Greater Geelong markedIDAHoBIT Day with a flag raising ceremony featuring guest speakers and celebratory cupcakes.
The City partnered with Worksafe Victoria in commissioning multimedia artist Olaf Meyer to create a dynamic light program which was projected onto City Hall.
IDAHoBIT Day was established in 2004 and is celebrated on 17 May each year in more than 130 countries.
The day is an opportunity for everyone to stand against discrimination in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) friends, colleagues and families.