Transgender Day of Visibility 2021

On March 31, glifaa joined Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, and celebrated Transgender Day of Visibility in a virtual event across the world.

Originated in Michigan in 2009, Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual awareness day celebrated around the world and dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of transgender and gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that still needs to be done to achieve trans justice.

This year, we hostd a panel discussion on advancing equality for trans and gender non-conforming people around the world with guest speakers; Zoe Joffre from Mexico, Tashnuva Anan from Bangladesh, and Chaber from Poland.

Opening remarks by Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for DRL Scott Busby and was moderated by glifaa’s Jessica Copeland from the Operations Center.