• Day 29 – Make life better for…

    …. incarcerated trans people #30DaysOfAction Sixteen percent (16%) of transgender people have been in jail or prison [compared to 4.9% of American (non-trans) males and 0.5% of American (non-trans) females]. These rates skyrocket for American Indian trans people (30%) and African-American trans people (47%).  Seven percent (7%) reported being arrested or held in a cell […]

  • Day 28 – Support Parents…

    …. of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Children #30DaysOfAction The trans community has known for decades that children know their true gender very early in life; what has changed is that more parents are listening to what their children are telling them. At the same time, parents who support their children’s gender identity are under pressure from all sides, […]

  • Day 27 – Protect Bathroom Rights

    #30DaysOfAction . One of the most basic ways human beings take care of each other is to ensure people can meet their essential human needs when and where they come up.  One of these needs is having access to public restrooms. Unfortunately, these all-too-often-taken-for-granted facilities cannot be taken for granted by transgender people, especially those […]

  • Day 26 – Surviving the holidays…

    #30DaysOfAction Thanksgiving and being trans / gender non-binary The holidays can be hard for some transgender and gender non-conforming survivors. Some trans folks don’t have supportive families to go home to, or may want to minimize the amount of time spent with family.  Others may need to work or be too far away from their […]

  • Day 25 – Remove guns from your home

    #30DaysOfAction . It is very tempting to believe that carrying a gun will protect you, but statistics are very, very clear that’s not true. A gun in the home is 22 times more likely to be used to shoot a family member or a friend than an intruder. People in possession of a gun are […]