Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility, a time to honor and celebrate transgender and nonbinary people, amplify their voices, and commit to becoming better allies. Transgender people are under attack around the world, including in the U.S. and Maine, where state legislators are introducing bills that target transgender youth and adults. What can you do to support transgender people here in Maine and elsewhere? Start here:
Share this community survey from MaineTransNet, which is designed to capture both general information and details about the experiences of transgender people currently living in Maine. Deadline to complete it is TODAY! Find it here.
Join the Transgender Day of Visibility Gathering & Lantern Parade in downtown Bangor today at 5 pm. Find more info here.
Support LGBTQ+-owned businesses in Maine. Find a list from EqualityMaine.
Sign this petition from EqualityMaine, against LD 926, an anti-trans sports bill that targets trans youth in a measure that violates the state’s non-discrimination laws and would subject girls to invasive medical procedures to prove their gender.
Learn how to be a good ally to transgender and nonbinary people with this resource from GLAAD.
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- Maine Votes 2020: Everything you need to vote November 3, including actions, volunteer opportunities, and links to voter forms.
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