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Calendar Of LGBTQIA+ Celebrations

Stand out against LGBTQIA+ discrimination and champion inclusivity in your community. Join us and learn how.

Midsumma Festival

Midsumma Festival is the biggest LGBTQIA+ pride celebration in Naarm / Melbourne. Find out how Minus18 is getting involved in 2024!

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Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is the biggest LGBTQIA+ pride celebration in Australia – and of course, Minus18 is getting involved.

trans awareness week

On November 13 to 19, we celebrate the trans and gender diverse community and start important conversations.

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

June is international LGBTQIA+ Pride Month! Celebrate your unique pride, as well as the achievements, history, and future of the LGBTQIA+ community.

wear it purple day

Stand against the alarming rate of bullying LGBTQIA+ youth still face.


Go rainbow on May 17 – it’s the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia!

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Minus18 is located on the land of the Yalakut Weelam Clan of the Boon Wurrung peoples, Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians. We acknowledge their continued connection and contribution to land, water and community, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty was never ceded; this always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.

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