Diversity awareness days

The following list of diversity awareness days is not exhaustive, and there may be other dates or events that could be added to the list.

Please also refer to the Diversity Calendar webpage.

Suggestions welcome by email: diversity@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Date Title
4 January World braille day
1-7 February UK race equality week
11 February International Day of Women and Girls in Science
20 February UN World Day of Social Justice + One Day Without Us
February LGBT History Month (UK)
1 March Zero discrimination day
1 March International wheelchair day
3 March World hearing day
8 March International Women's Day
14-22 March Neurodiversity Celebration Week
21 March UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
26 March Purple Day/international epilepsy awareness day
31 March Trans Day of Visibility
2 April World Autism awareness day
6 April International Asexuality Day
22 April Stephen Lawrence day
26 April Lesbian Visibility Day
April National Autism Awareness Month
3 May Global Accessibility Day
10 May Black inclusion week
10-16 May May Mental Health Awareness Week
17 May International Day Against Biphobia
20 May Global Accessibility Awareness Day
24 May Pan Visibility Day
25 May George Floyd Anniversary
2-13 June Carers week
18 June Autistic pride day
22 June UK Windrush day
June Gypsy, Roma and Traveller month
June LGBTQ+ Pride Month
14-21 July Non-binary awareness week
14 July International non-binary persons day
30 July International Day of Friendship
July Disability Pride Month
9 August International Day of the world's indigenous peoples
18 August International equal pay day
23 August International day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
23 September International Bi Visibility Day
23 September International Day of Sign Languages
26 September World deaf day
27 September UK national inclusion week
2 October Ada Lovelace Day
3 October  International Pronouns Day
4 October World dyslexia awareness day
11 October National Coming Out Day (UK)
25 October International disability awareness day
26 October Intersex awareness day
28 October Asexual Awareness Week
October Black History Month
October ADHD Awareness Month
8 November Intersex day of solidarity
14-21 November Interfaith Week
18 November International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM
19 November International Men's Day
November Trans Awareness Month
2 December International day for the abolition of slavery
3 December UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities  

Religion or Belief

Note that some dates may vary due to Lunar calendar.

Also refer to https://interfaithscotland.org