More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
SHARE: Fenway Health's series of infographics for Transgender Awareness Week
In observance of Transgender Awareness Week, Fenway Health has created a series of infographics that look at health disparities that affect the transgender community. For more information, read this post by Fenway Health, and visit here for more about Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20.
From November 12-20, individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face. The final day of Transgender Awareness Week is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. You can read more about Transgender Awareness Week and the Transgender Day of remembrance here, and find out how you can participate.
The MTPC has teamed up with GLAAD to raise awareness about the diversity of transgender communities through a video series campaign called I AM: Trans People Speak. Watch the four exclusive premiere videos of the series and learn more about the campaign here. Fenway Health has released its own video for the I AM: Trans People Speak campaign.
SHARE Fenway Health's new infographics! Click through each image below for a full-sized version of each graphic, where you can like, comment, and share this information through Fenway Health's Facebook page.