Archive for March 2016

Transgender Day of Visibility - One life lived authentically truly does create change

Transgender Day of Visibility - One life lived authentically truly does create change
Since 2009, March 31st, International Transgender Day of Visibility, has been a special day for the transgender community. It has been a day of celebration, empowerment and education. It has been a day to show the world what being transgender really is and what being transgender looks like. In some small way, I have taken... Read more »

120 Influential Twitter accounts to contact to help support Transgender Day of Visibility

120 Influential Twitter accounts to contact to help support Transgender Day of Visibility
International Transgender Day of Visibility is less than two weeks away. In an effort to spread the word, a list of over 120 influential Twitter accounts has been compiled for one special purpose. It is our hope to use the social media platform to reach out and garner support for the transgender community. The age... Read more »

Be an Ally on Transgender Day of Visibility

Be an Ally on Transgender Day of Visibility
For the past six years, March 31st has been set aside by the transgender community to celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility. Until 2009, the only day that was a transgender-centered holiday was the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to remember and mourn those in the trans community who we lost due to hate crimes.... Read more »
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    Meggan Sommerville is a Christian transgender woman with a heart for educating others about the transgender community and her faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ. Her career life has taken her on a variety of adventures, from being a veterinary technician in the Western burbs of Chicago to being an EMT/Paramedic, EMS instructor, and a paid on call firefighter for Bolingbrook , Illinois. Since 1998, she has been the frame shop manager for a national craft retailer. You can contact Meggan via email at Meg.Sommerville@aol.com or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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