Research shows awareness-raising days can have long-term impact if they have a clear call to action, leverage the passion of those involved, or target policy-makers.
Despite the "Yes" vote, Australia has a long way to go in accepting sexuality and gender fluidity, especially in schools. Changing strict uniform rules is a small step in the right direction.
Mathematics departments in Canada have a poor record on equity, diversity and inclusivity says a gay mathematics professor. Here he speaks about the hopeful changes he sees coming.