May 13th, 2022IDAHOBIT events
A NUMBER of events are being held across the Macedon Ranges to mark International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) this week week.
A flag-raising ceremony will be held at the Kyneton Mechanics Institute on Tuesday, May 17 from 12pm featuring guest speakers from Macedon Ranges Shire Council, Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health and the community.
IDAHOBIT is celebrated each year around the world to raise awareness of the discrimination LGBTIQA+ members of the community continue to face and to celebrate the richness that diversity brings to lives.
As well as raising the rainbow flag, there is a community lunch on Wednesday, May 18 at the Kyneton Mechanics Institute and a series of activities being held in conjunction with Goldfields Libraries. A special storytime for pre-school children will be held at Gisborne, Romsey, Kyneton and Woodend libraries on May 17 and 25 where performer Em Chandler will share some rainbow families storytelling.
The following week at Kyneton, Woodend and Gisborne libraries there will be a screening of a series of videos called Meet the Family and at Kyneton library there is also the opportunity to create a rainbow pendant or key ring.
Details: 5421 1666, email@example.com or www.sunburycobaw.org.au/idahobit-celebrations