November 12-19 is Transgender Awareness Week, and MAP has the resources your need to reach out to your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues about why you support equality for transgender people.
Despite rising visibility, unprecedented advocacy, and evolving public opinion, stigma, discrimination and even violence are still major threats, particularly for transgender women, transgender people of color, and low-income transgender people.
And this administration is doubling down on attacks on transgender protections. Last month, The New York Times reported that the Trump Administration is preparing to redefine the term “sex” for the purposes of several federal agencies.
This radical redefinition is out of step with science, medicine and the law—and it is intended to not only to eliminate protections for transgender and intersex people, but to stop recognizing transgender and intersex people all together. This would create even more barriers to accessing the resources, protections and care transgender people need to thrive.
That’s why Transgender Awareness Week is such an important opportunity to advance understanding of transgender people, and MAP has the resources to get you started.
Getting to Know Transgender People
- Ad: Miles Family
- Mapping Transgender Equality in the United States
- Understanding Issues Facing Transgender Americans
- Talking About Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBT People
- Equality Map: Identity Document Laws and Policies
Transgender People and Public Accommodations
- Ad: Movie Theater
- Ad: Restaurant
- LGBT Policy Spotlight: Public Accommodations Nondiscrimination Laws
- Talking About Transgender People & Restrooms
- Equality Map: Nondiscrimination Laws in Public Accommodations
- Ad: Hallway
- Separation and Stigma: Transgender Youth & School Facilities
- Infographic: Transgender Youth in Schools
- Title IX, Religious Exemptions & Campus Climate
- Talking About Transgender Students and School Facilities
- Equality Map: Safe Schools Laws
- GLSEN Webinar: “I cannot be me”: What Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth Tell Us About Their School Experiences
Transgender People and Health Care