As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, we’re working to recognize observances and holidays that center the voices and experiences of historically excluded peoples in the United States. In today’s newsletter, we bring together resources for educators and schools dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.
Learn about International Transgender Day of Visibility: Founded in 2009 by activist Rachel Crandall, the Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) was created to honor the achievements and contributions of transgender people, and raise awareness of the work that still needs to be done to achieve justice for the trans community. Read President Biden’s 2022 Proclamation on TDOV.
Recognize International Transgender Day of Visibility at your school: GLSEN’s TDOV resources, including downloads, book lists, and guides, are designed for all members of school communities to take actions to help create trans-inclusive school environments.
We encourage you to seek out the many narratives and voices that explore International Transgender Day of Visibility:
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