INTERNATIONAL Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia is this week, with multiple local events scheduled to commemorate it.
A flag raising will take place at the Frankston Civic Centre Forecourt on IDAHOBIT Day, 17 May. The morning tea event will begin at 9am.
Later during the day at the Frankston Library forecourt, Frankston Council’s job advocates will provide free one on one consultations with visitors to discuss barriers to employment and study faced by LGBTQIA+ people. Other activities will also be held at the library forecourt throughout the day.
Inside the library, author Dr Yves Rees will speak about their book All About Yves from 5pm to 6pm. Dr Rees’ book is a memoir about the trans experience.
For a full schedule of events visit frankston.vic.gov.au/idahobit