Trans community supported throughout the country for #TransWk

Transgender Awareness Week 2013 starts today, and people all over America are organizing events to educate the general public and raise visibility around issues facing transgender people.

November 11 – 17 marks this year's Transgender Awareness Week, also known as #TransWk, which is a time when transgender people, gender non-conforming people, and their allies take action, educate others, and bring attention to important issues. 

To see how individuals and organizations are choosing to support the trans community, check out the list below for #TransWk events happening near you:

Monday, November 11

Tuesday, November 12

Wednesday, November 13

Thursday, November 14

Friday, November 15

Saturday, November 16

Sunday, November 17

More events:

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As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.