Organisers of a flashmob planned for the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) are calling for participants to mark the occasion with a creative display.

They need people who can commit to being at the chosen location on May 17 at 6pm sharp. The location will be a well-known CBD building and it will be undercover, so come rain, hail or shine, it’s going ahead. It’s free to take part — all you’ll need are pom-poms and there will be DIY pom-pom demos during the next fortnight.

Mobbers will be armed with their pom-poms and a DJ mix celebrating being GLBTIQ while remembering IDAHO’s aims.
Rehearsals will be on Thursdays 6-7.30pm for the next three weeks. Organisers will also upload a YouTube routine video and step-by-step cheat sheet.

IDAHO is marked every year by international events to call for respect for the GLBTIQ community. It aims to highlight that homophobia is shameful and must be fought against openly.

To participate in the IDAHO flashmob, join their Facebook group at or call Gemma De Marco on 0422 976 846.

info: For more information on IDAHO events around Australia, visit

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