Transgender Awareness Week 2018

Transgender Awareness Week which runs from the 12th to 20th November 2018, is a focused opportunity to educate and raise awareness about gender diverse and transgender people, and the issues associated with transition or identity. The week ends with Transgender Day of Remembrance, to remember those who have died as a result of transphobia or prejudice.

Transgender people are disproportionately at risk for harassment, homelessness, and suicide. Though transgender representation in the media is on the rise, it is still marginal: only 17 transgender characters were counted broadcast, cable, and streaming TV shows in GLAAD's recent 2017-2018 Where We Are on TV report

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