why is visibility important?

For many gender diverse people, a lack of representation, role models, and community can be isolating and make it difficult to feel proud in our identities.

Trans Day of Visibility is a day of pride and celebration for gender diverse identity, achievements, and community. For a community that is too often underrepresented, TDOV is about reclaiming space and being visible on our terms.

what is #TDOV?

Trans Day of Visibility was started by activist Rachel Crandall in 2009 as a reaction to the lack of recognition of trans people, noting that the only well known gender diversity centered day was the Trans Day of Remembrance, a day of mourning.

TDOV was created as a day to acknowledge and celebrate living members of the transgender community. International Transgender Day of Visibility has been held on March 31 ever since!

awesome resources

Trans 101

Trans 101 is a gender diversity crash course all about what it means to be trans, and how to make the world and better, safer, happier place for trans and gender diverse people!

Kindred

Kindred is a slice-of-life animated short about the everyday lives of trans people, and a celebration of what makes us unique.

What are pronouns?

What pronouns are, why they matter, and how to use new ones and support your trans friends!

great trans organistions across australia

trans led organisations doing vital work to support gender diverse communities

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