March 31, 2015

TLDEF Celebrates International Transgender Day of Visibility

New York, NY - The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today joins advocates across the globe in commemorating the International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day set aside to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of transgender people throughout the world.

Statement from Executive Director Michael Silverman

“As an organization that advocates for equal rights every day, we join millions of others in paying tribute to transgender people and their contributions to society on this International Transgender Day of Visibility. It takes extraordinary courage to live authentically in the face of continued widespread discrimination. We honor the resilience and dignity of transgender people worldwide by reaffirming our commitment to ending discrimination and to educating the public about the importance of transgender equality.”

Read more about the International Transgender Day of Visibility here.