International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia
- Published: May 19, 2023
Proclamation: International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia from May 17, 2023
A proclamation in support of the Town of Oxford recognizing and advocating for the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia.
WHEREAS, Wednesday, May 17, 2023, is the 19th annual day against homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia. This day is recognized for creating more visibility, understanding, and eradicating hatred and violence against people of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
WHEREAS, our municipality strives to promote protection for all groups in the community and to end oppression and phobias against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.
WHEREAS, this day is to recognize the commitment our community has made to actively promote inclusivity initiatives and anti-homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia within our municipality.
WHEREAS, today we celebrate and lift the 2SLGBTQ+ community in the Town of Oxford and maintain our ongoing commitment to fight systems of oppression that impact them.
THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Town of Oxford recognized the 19th anniversary of “International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia” Wednesday, May 17, 2023.
Greg Henley, Mayor
Town of Oxford
May 19, 2023