TODAY IS NATIONAL TRANSGENDER WHERE WE CELEBRATE THE LIVES OF TRANS PEOPLE MURDERED OVER THE PAST YEAR DUE TO HATE AND INTOLERANCE. 268 TRANS PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MURDERED THIS YEAR IN HATE CRIMES AND THESE ARE JUST THE ONES WE KNOW ABOUT! EMOTIONAL DAY FOR OUR WHOLE COMMUNITY!
Obama calls on House to approve gay protections bill ENDA
Thu, December 5, 2013
President Barack Obama on Wednesday reiterated his call for Congress to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which seeks to prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Transgender Day of Remembrance raises hope from tears
Thu, November 21, 2013
On Nov. 20—while many in Boystown celebrated Illinois becoming the 16th state in the nation with full marriage equality—the people who filled a narrow wing of the Center on Halsted were more somber.
Transgender Day of Remembrance event at Center on Halsted
Wed, November 20, 2013
The national Transgender Day of Remembrance, to raise public awareness of hate crimes against transgender people and to publicly mourn and honor the lives of those who might otherwise be forgotten, is Wed., Nov. 20.
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation are not the same thing, a person who experiences Gender Identity can be Asexual, Bisexual, Heterosexual, Homosexual, or Pansexual.
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