Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility
Transgender Day of Visibility is a day dedicated to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the transcommunity.
El Paso County Commissioner’s Court unanimously passed a County Resolution proclaiming the 31st of March as Transgender Visibility Day! This will help draw attention to the fight against our transgender community go through everyday nation wide and in the El Paso!
50% of trans people who have been raped or assaulted by a romantic partner according the National Intimate Partner and sexual association. Their is an estimated 1.4 million transgender people in the United States. TransVisibility in media is important with the surge go models, musicians, politicians, and celebrities.
The figure suggests a rate well in advance of last year’s total by proportion: The Anti-Violence Project documented the homicides of 23 transgender and gender nonconforming people in 2016, the highest ever recorded by the coalition.“As we face an administration which devalues the safety and rights of transgender people and people of color, we must work tirelessly to support transgender friends, family, and community members,” NCAVP manager Emily Waters said in a statement.
A surge in hate crimes in the States, has 8 transgender women murdered so far this year.
The annual Doodle4Google winner was announced Friday. The contest invites youth participants nationwide to submit Doodles to appear on the homepage of Google. Winner Sarah Harrison, is a tenth grader from Stratford, Conn., won with her illustration called “A Peaceful FutureHer Doodle shows individuals of various genders, races, religions, abilities, ages and interests embracing and smiling.
Celebrate and show your love with the Borderland Rainbow Center, Friday, March 31st from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.!