Tag Archives: Transgender Awareness Week

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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Chicago Mental Health Professionals Speak Out Against Homophobia

A group of Chicago mental health professionals made this video to affirm “There is nothing wrong with being gay or lesbian”. 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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