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UniSQ IDAHOBIT Celebration

Join UniSQ Students and Staff as we celebrate IDAHOBIT, the International Day Against LGBTQIA+ Discrimination.
17 MAY 2023
10.00 AM - 10.30 AM
UNiSQ Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich Campuses

Join UniSQ Students and Staff as we raise the flag for IDAHOBIT.

On May 17 we acknowledge IDAHOBIT as a day for our communities to go rainbow, and stand up against discrimination. Whether you’re part of the LGTBQIA+ community or you’re an ally – today we stand together.

Campus Event Locations

Join UniSQ at each of our three campuses for a flag raising and presentations in support of IDAHOBIT.

Campus Location
Toowoomba Flags outside the entrance of B Block
Springfield Flags outside the entrance of Building B
Ipswich Flags outside the entrance of Building E


But why May 17?

This date commemorates the anniversary the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases in 1990. Prior to this, homosexuality was classified globally as a mental illness.
IDAHOBIT is coordinated by Minus18, Australia’s charity for LGBTQIA+ young people across the country. You can find out more about the day, and discover information about identity and inclusion through the website. Check it out, there’s lots for us to learn.
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Minus 18


Since 2010, Minus18 has championed IDAHOBIT in Australia, with every dollar raised improving the lives of LGBTQIA+ youth. Here's how:
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Find out how you can get involved

Whether it's going rainbow, hosting an activity, or learning about LGBTQIA+ inclusion, here's where to begin.