On March 27th, join Trans YOUniting and allies in rallying for trans students at the University of Pittsburgh. In the same week as Trans Day of Visibility, a nationally-funded student organization, is hosting anti-trans advocate Riley Gaines. Riley is a known transphobe whose rhetoric seeks to push trans folks from public spaces and fuels the ongoing physical & mental violence against our community.
There are currently 411 bills in legislation, 15 passed, that attack transgender people and criminalize gender noncomformity in the United States. The network of anti-trans groups advocating for these laws is not based on misunderstanding, but rather informed and targeted hate. With this anti-trans movement only growing, we must urgently rally as trans people and for trans people.
We encourage trans people and our allies to come together March 27th to hold the University of Pittsburgh accountable for allowing hate on its campus. The University must serve the neighborhoods it owes it’s existence to by protecting and making amends to trans and other marginalized communities.
“How many years has it taken people to realize that we are all brothers and sisters and human beings in the human race? I mean how many years does it take people to see that? We’re all in this rat race together!” – Marsha P. Johnson
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