Starting in Nova Scotia, the International Day of Pink is an anti-bullying and anti-homophobia event held every year, primarily aimed at to 2SLGBTQIA+ community. This day spanned from an incident in 2007 where a high school student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. The following day allies advocated for the entire school population to wear pink shirts to support this student and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community as a whole. International Day of Pink looks to create a more diverse world for all. Although enormous strides have been made to break down social barriers, discrimination still exists. As a community, we must look at celebrating diversity, creating safer spaces, demanding equality and standing in solidarity.
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