More than 270 trans people around the world have been killed this year alone.
Next month schools will have the chance to celebrate and teach LGBTI history as part of their curriculum.
A group of LGBTI elders helped welcome diverse teens to a same-sex formal as a show of solidarity.
Reality star Gamble Breaux will perform a mock wedding for a same-sex couple at the inaugural Diversity Expo.
In light of the recent debate around whether or not the Safe Schools Coalition should have a presence in schools around the country, community advocates and supporters rallied in defence of it.