Tag Archives: Gender variance

Love Every Body

Thinking about the cultural messages that interfere with body love and health on Love Your Body Day Continue reading

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TSA Screenings and Trauma Survivors

TSA enhanced screening measures may trigger trauma survivors and negatively impact many travelers. Continue reading

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Transgender Remembrance Week: Transforming the Pain

Made for Flight is a Transgender youth and ally empowerment project designed to celebrate and honor transgender individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. This year the focus is on the way religions reinforce homophobia and transphobia. Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness

November 15-20 is Transgender Awareness Week. The week culminates in the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, a day to honor and remember transgender (or perceived to be transgender) individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. The week is an opportunity to educate, engage, and get involved on behalf of equal rights and fair treatment for transgender and gender variant people and their families. Continue reading

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