Be who you are 🌟🌈 Art by Ele Nichols: https://instagram.com/p/BDesaFnrIVq/
Important guide to follow for media when they are reporting on members of the trans and gender diverse community. Please share this with any journalists/media professionals that you may know. It's a great resource. (Created by the Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission)
First Transgender Boarding School Opens In IndiaThe first boarding school for transgender students in India is opening today in Kochi in the southeast part of the subcontinent.The inaugural class at Sahaj International School will have just 10...equalityspeaks.tumblr.com
http://equalityspeaks.tumblr.com/post/155186847672/first-transgender-boarding-school-opens-in-india What an amazing step forward, India! I know you have a lot of work to do but this is a great start for progression 🇮🇳
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance: A day in memory and dedication to the innocent people who have lost their lives due to transphobia. Additionally, this day is to bring awareness of the violence experienced by the transgender community More information: Find out more about Transgender Day of Remembrance at www.transgenderdor.org See the list of people who died because of anti-transgender violence: https://tdor.info/memorializing-2015/ Learn more about transgender people on GLAAD's...See More
Anti-Trans "Bathroom Bills" Are Bull$h*tAs the LGBTQ community grieves the Orlando shooting, transgender people are still facing a backlash in North Carolina and beyond. This is why so-called "bath...youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6G2mB1rxvk Why Anti-Trans ‘Bathroom Bills’ Are Bullsh*t, the Huffington Post. This video needs to be spread like wild-fire!
November 14 – 20, 2016 is Transgender Awareness Week!
Happy Transgender Awareness Week to all my trans, non-binary and questioning folks, who are currently struggling right now. Especially, since the recent news. I want to tell you that you are definitely not alone, we all have each other in this. Remember to keep your head up because you are amazing, and I stand with you. Always. Click below to find out how you can help support the trans community: http://www.glsen.org/article/transgender-awareness-week If you or someone you know needs...See More
Calling all Trans Women Who Are Interested in Being Apart of an Important Film!
“Listen To Your Heart”, is inspired by actual events, that focuses on characters, Alex and Emma. They have dated most of their high school years, and during their senior year Alex begins to share his thoughts and feelings about being transgender. During their year they face the challenges on both sides of this relationship - Alex wanting to transition and Emma questioning if she can continue to date Alex if he becomes a woman. It centres around the concept “You Fall in Love With a Person...See More
Respecting someone’s name and pronouns is key to respecting them as a person. It's easy, doesn't take much effort but it's so important. Please do right by trans and gender non conforming folks. Check out BuzzFeed Video on Why Pronouns Matter: bit.ly/2ea3Gz5 Jacob Tobia also makes many great arguments in “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Gender-Neutral Pronouns”: ti.me/2fE3Ikb
16 Easy Ways To Support The Transgender People In Your Life
In honour of Transgender Awareness Month, BuzzFeed asked the members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their best tips for supporting trans friends and family. Here’s what they had to say: 1. Always respect the power of pronouns. 2. Got questions? Don’t be afraid to ask (politely) 3. And don’t be afraid to do a little research on your own 4. Once you get a handle on everything, take the time to educate people around you 5. Live too far away for a chat face-to-face? Pick up the phone...See More
The transgender community is much larger than most people think. The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law estimates 1.4 million transgender adults are living in the United States: https://thinkprogress.org/the-american-transgender-population-is-larger-than-we-thought-it-was-ab83126f33a#.ds6aa037w You’re not alone. #TransAwarenessMonth
Can't argue with that! Thanks Bursett!