Feminists, queer and transgender activists gather in Berlin
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Now more than ever, it’s important that we take action against acts of injustice that threaten to disrupt our daily lives. And for so many, that message is important – the results of the presidential election has many citizens concerned for their futures, as harassment and violence are on the rise against marginalized communities.

And for parents of transgender youth, this means that they have to take further action to protect their children. that’s why parents of trans kids have formed a council in D.C. to fight for equality and defend their children’s rights.

Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin announced the following on Monday, where some members and their families gathered to speak at an awareness-building gathering:

Now more than ever, it’s time for marginalized individuals and communities to have the support of allies. Though this is just one step in the fight for equality, for these parents and trans children, the council could be life-saving.