Transgender Day of Visibility
March 31 is the International Transgender Day of Visibility.
Trans Day of Visibility is an annual awareness day celebrated around the world. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of transgender and gender nonconforming people while raising awareness of the work that still needs to be done to achieve trans justice.
Right now, members of school communities can take these actions to help create trans-inclusive school environments, using these resources available for download:
- Educators, use our gender terminology discussion guide and accompanying visual, plus our pronoun resource
- Students, check out our Know Your Rights guide to learn about your rights protected in school
- GSA members and advisors, check out our guide on making student clubs inclusive of trans and gender nonconforming students, as well as this GSA activity on telling trans narratives
- Advocates, use our trans model policy in your advocacy
- Student blog: 4 Toxic Messages I Learned About Gender (and 4 to Teach Instead)
- Educator blog: Dear Trans Students, from a Trans Educator | #HUMANIZEME
- If you're experiencing discrimination at school, #ClaimYourRights with the Office for Civil Rights
- Student blog: Here's Why Non-binary Students Need Allies, including a video on what it means to be genderfluid
- Being a Better Ally to LGBTQ Youth, created for GLSEN's Ally Week
- 4 Big Problems With Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills – and How You Can Help Stop Them
- Research report on the experiences of trans students