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Community Calendar

Calendar and Organization Key

Coalition of Rainbow Alliances (CORAL)

LGBTQ Holidays and Commemorations 

Holidays and Other Community Events

Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Church

LBTQ+ Women

AIDS Walk Springfield

LLCC - Gay-Straight Alliance

Brothers and Sisters Together

PFLAG - Decatur

Decatur Pride

PFLAG - Springfield

Fifth Street Renaissance/SARA Center

Phoenix Center

First Church of the Brethren

SIU SoM Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

First Presbyterian Church

Springfield Pridefest

Gay and Lesbian Association of Decatur

UIS - Gender & Sexuality Student Services

Heartland Metropolitan Community Church

CORAL Core Events

CORAL hosts three annual core events. Those events traditionally take place on the following dates:

  • The Ritz (the last Saturday of March)

  • Pride Picnic (the third Saturday of June)

  • Thanksgiving Dinner (the last Saturday before Thanksgiving)

LGBTQ Holidays, Commemorations, and Days of Awareness

The LGBTQ community recognizes numerous holidays, commemorations, and days of awareness each year.
Those include:

  • Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week (First full week after February 14th)

  • Trans Day of Visibility (March 31st)

  • International Asexuality Day (April 6th)

  • Lesbian Visibility Day (April 26th)

  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (May 17th)

  • Pansexual and Panromantic Visibility Day (May 24th)

  • Pride Month (June)

  • Anniversary of Stonewall Riots (June 28th)

  • International Non-Binary People's Day (July 14th)

  • Non-Binary Awareness Week (Week of July 14th)

  • Bisexual Awareness Week (September 16th - 22nd)

  • Bisexual Visibility Day (September 23rd)

  • LGBTQ History Month (October)

  • National Coming Out Day (October 11th)

  • International Pronouns Day (October 17th)

  • Asexuality Awareness Week (last full week of October)

  • Intersex Awareness Day (October 26th)

  • Intersex Day of Remembrance (November 8th)

  • Trans Awareness Week (week leading up to November 20th)

  • Trans Day of Remembrance (November 20th)

  • World AIDS Day (December 1st)

Have we missed something? Please let us know by emailing us or using the Contact page.

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