LGBTQ+ Awareness Calendar – Fall/Winter 2022

Celebrate fall and winter Jewish holidays and important LGBTQ+ dates! This resource highlights important dates on both the secular and Hebrew calendars and shares ways to mark them. If you’re involved with a Jewish institution, synagogue, or school, we encourage you to use the following resources, activities, and social media ideas to show your solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community.

September 24, 2022

September

Bisexual Awareness Week – September 16-23 / Celebrate Bisexuality Day – September 23

Rosh Hashanah – September 25-27

  • Check out our LGBTQ+ Rosh Hashanah resources here.

Suicide Prevention Week/Month

October

Yom Kippur – October 4-5

  • Check out our LGBTQ+ Yom Kippur resources here.

LGBTQ+ History Month

Bullying Prevention Month / Spirit Day (October 20)

Sukkot – October 9-16

Check out our Sukkot resources here.

National Coming Out Day – October 11

International Pronoun Day – October 16

Simchat Torah – October 18

  • Support all community members’ celebration of Torah: explore the Nonbinary Hebrew Project for examples of gender-inclusive liturgy and blessings for being called to the Torah.

Genderfluid Visibility Week – October 17-24

Intersex Awareness Day – October 26

Ace Week – Last full week in October

  • Learn about asexuality from the Asexual Visibility and Education Network Visibility.
  • Learn about aromanticism from the Aromantic-spectrum Union for Recognition, Education, and Advocacy (AUREA).
  • Read this article from Hey Alma: Notes from an Asexual Jew.

November

Trans Awareness Month / Trans Awareness Week (November 13-19)

Trans Parent Day – first Sunday in November

Trans Day of Remembrance – November 20

December

World AIDS Day – December 1

Human Rights Day – December 10

  • Hold a session or host a speaker about LGBTQ+ rights nationally and/or globally.
  • Sign up to get involved with Keshet’s work for LGBTQ+ rights.
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