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Heritage & Awareness Celebrations

Resource lists for widely recognized cultural heritage and awareness celebrations.

About LGBTQIA+ History Month

October is LGBTQ History month, an observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender history and gay rights. October also includes National Coming Out Day (October 11), the anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death (October 12), anniversary of the first LGBT March on Washington (October 14), and Spirit Day (October 17).