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Trans Day of Visibility Offers Chance for Community To Stand in Solidarity and Support

The author, Jay A. Irwin, and other transgender advocates wear "Ask Me, I’m Trans" T-shirts at an event in 2015. Courtesy Jay A. Irwin, CC BY-NC-ND
Trans Day of Visibility, celebrated March 31, is a day to honor the trans community and counter transphobia.   Visibility within the transgender community is often a catch-22, especially for trans people of color, or those living in rural, conservative areas. Hiding one’s identity can be a damaging experience and increase feelings of Read the full article

On Finally Being Seen: Experiencing Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Heather O. Petrocelli shares the cathartic and transformative power of the film Portrait of a Lady on Fire, directed by Céline Sciamma.

Lessons From “The Rapist Is You”: What I Learned at the 2020 Women’s March

Florencia Orlandoni writes about her recent experience at the 2020 Women’s March in San Francisco performing the Chilean anti-rape anthem “Un violador en tu camino.”