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  • Day 5 – Introduce yourself with your pronouns

    #30DaysOfAction . One of the more frequent and more painful things that often happens to trans and non-binary people is “misgendering.” Misgendering is when someone assumes someone else’s gender, and makes a mistake. Misgendering usually is signaled by the wrong choice of pronoun (he/she/they/another pronoun) and/or by using a gendered label for someone (lady, gentleman, […]

  • Day 4 – Support #HikeForHealing

    #30DaysOfAction . Our sibling organization, FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, has designated November 4, 2018, as “for survivors.” They say: “#HikeForHealing is a national day of visibility for the healing journey of victim-survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence. Funds raised support the #MonumentQuilt blanketing the National Mall, May 31-June 2, 2019 with 3,000 survivor stories. […]

  • Day 3 – Remove guns from your (and others’) home(s)

    #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 […]

  • Day 2 – Improve health care availability for trans people

    #30DaysOfAction . Are you or someone you know trans and uninsured? Did you know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare) still exists, despite many Republican efforts to repeal it? Not only that, but people can enroll in insurance until December 15. To enroll go to https://www.healthcare.gov/ Chances are good that you will qualify […]

  • Day 1 – Reach out to a trans person you know

    #30DaysOfAction . It’s been an ( &x^F#@…expletive deleted) year or two for many of us. That is especially true for those of us who are trans or non-binary. We’ve watched our rights be eroded, listened to elected officials denigrate us, and been presented as a danger to our neighbors. All of this has taken a […]