Trans Day of Visibility

Trans Day of Visibility

Transgender Day of Visibility is on March 31st.  “I wanted a day that we can celebrate the living, and I wanted a day that all over the world we could all be together.” Rachel Crandall-Crocker, TDOV founder There is so much to mourn. Every year, we lose more...
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2023

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2023

On November 28, 1998 an African American trans woman named Rita Hester was killed in Allston, Massachusetts.  No arrests were made in her murder.  Trans activists and community members in Boston had enough of these stories, and started the annual Transgender Day of...
What to do when someone comes out to you

What to do when someone comes out to you

Have you ever had someone share with you that they are LGBTQ+? What did it feel like? Did you feel nervous, awkward, or confused? Did you feel honored, relieved, grateful? Did it seem like a big deal for the person sharing? What questions did you have? For LGBTQ+...
A New Perspective on GenderQueer 

A New Perspective on GenderQueer 

By August Sender, Training Coordinator – OUT Maine The book Gender Queer, a memoir by Maia Kobabe, has been in the news consistently recently. If you haven’t been following along, the book is a graphic novel – a comic-style story of the author’s...