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QMUL Raises the Rainbow Flag to Celebrate IDAHOBiT 2018

QMUL Celebrates IDAHOBiT 2018 by raising the Rainbow Flag about the Queens Building.

17 May 2018

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Demonstrating it's support for our LGBT+ community far and wide, QMUL raised the rainbow flag above the iconic Queens Building today, marking International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBiT). 

IDHOBiT was first established in 2004 to draw attention to the discrimination experienced by LGBT+ people worldwide. May 17th was chosen to commemorate the declassification of homosexuality as a mental disorder by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1990. You can read more about the history of IDAHOBiT and worldwide celebrations here.




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