LGBTQ Awareness Calendar – Fall/Winter 2021

Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays and important LGBTQ dates! This resource highlights important dates on both the secular and Hebrew calendars and shares ways to mark them. We encourage you to use the following resources, activities, and social media ideas to show your solidarity with LGBTQ youth. Make 5782 a year of sweetness and justice.

September 26, 2021

July/August

Tu B’Av

  • Throw a Loving Day Celebration honoring all types of love and partnership in your community
  • Watch the documentary Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement that follows the interfaith lesbian partnership that led to the successful court case that made same-gender marriage legal on the federal level in 2013

September

Bisexuality Day – September 23rd

Suicide Prevention Week/Month

October

LGBTQ History Month

Bullying Prevention Month

  • Host programs in Jewish Day Schools and Religious schools about bullying prevention

National Coming Out Day – October 11th

International Pronoun Day – October 16th

  • Make pronoun buttons!
  • Add your pronouns to your email signature or LinkedIn profile
  • Start to share pronouns at the beginning of meetings
  •  Host a community education program on what pronouns are and why they’re important

November

Nov 13th – 19th – Trans Awareness Week

Nov. 20th -Trans Day of Remembrance

December

December 1st – World AIDS day

December 10th Human Rights Day

  • Hold learning or invite a speaker about global LGBTQ rights and national rights
  • Get involved with Keshet’s work for LGBTQ+ rights
Keshet

National Office

284 Amory Street
Boston, MA 02130
Phone: 617.524.9227

New York Office

368 9th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

San Francisco Office

2370 Market Street
Suite 103, #270
San Francisco, CA 94114

Chicago Office

4700 N. Ravenswood Avenue
Suite B
Chicago, IL 60640