Stephanie Hallett
Updated March 31, 2017 11:49 am
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While the gay rights movement has made huge strides in the last few years — securing marriage equality, for example, and gaining some workplace protections at the state and federal levels — transgender folks still face widespread discrimination, not to mention high rates of violence. That’s why, for this year’s Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV), the theme is more important than ever: Trans resistance.

For this year’s event, organizers are going beyond visibility and celebrating resistance to anti-trans violence and lawmaking by highlighting those who are on the front lines of the fight for transgender liberation.