Transgender Day of Visibility

We join hands in celebrating the resilience, strength, and beauty of transgender people everywhere. In a world that often fails to recognize their contributions and struggles, today is a reminder of the importance of visibility and representation.

Now more than ever, trans youth need our support. They face unique challenges and obstacles on their journey toward authenticity. It is upon us to stand beside them, offering our unwavering support and solidarity by listening to and uplifting trans stories.

Empowering Trans stories to inspire you today!

Trans Stories

What is asexuality? Understanding Asexuality: Exploring Identity and Representation

What is asexuality?

What is asexuality? Asexuality is arguably the least known 2SLGBTQ+ identity. Whenever I come out, I’m generally met with a myriad of confusion and questions. While understanding who I am and how I identify was hard, flourishing into being openly proud has made me so much happier. In junior high,

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Luna Oberlin: A Woman Within

Luna Oberlin: A Woman Within Embracing one’s identity is a journey that unfolds uniquely for each individual, and for me, celebrating my queerness as a Black trans woman has been a profound and empowering experience. Navigating the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality, I have discovered layers of strength, resilience, and authenticity

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Trans Day of Resistance

Trans Day of Resistance To be trans on the Trans Day of Resistance is to start over. It’s to pick up the pieces left by our ancestors and search for new horizons to explore identity and survive together as a collective. To be trans and resist colonialism’s gender binary and

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Trans Creators You Should Follow

Trans Creators you should be following ! Transgender Awareness Week is a time to uplift, empower, and highlight trans voices. Now more than ever trans youth need our support. Trans voices need to be at the forefront of these discussions and calls to action. Check out this list of trans

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A love letter to fat, queer and trans people

An uplifting piece written by Jack, encouraging, those who identify as fat, queer, and trans celebrating their existence and their validity! A love letter to fat , queer and trans people Dear fat queer and trans people , I love you. I love how your back rolls look like waves

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My mom got a tattoo

When I first showed my most authentic self to my mother, she didn’t quite know how to process this kind of news.  I’d always used my clothes and hair to express myself. My sisters would paint my nails, my mother would let me pick whatever temporary hair color I wanted

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Kendall Gender and Patch Donaghy

A celebration of love: Kendall Gender and Patch Donaghy

A celebration of love: Kendall Gender & Patch Donaghy In recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), It Gets Better Canada met up with drag queen Kendall Gender (she/her in drag; any pronouns outside) and their partner Patch Donaghy (she/her) to shine a light on their

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No More Freebies

No More Freebies The demand for queer entrepreneurs and talent is at an all-time high – and I’m hoping it’s not just a trend. While increased queer representation in the media and much needed scrutiny towards social accountability has led to a surge in supporting 2SLGBTQ+ talent, sometimes the approach

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Trans Videos

@itgetsbettercanada Thank you @LifeofTy for sharing your tips and advice for trans male youth! Part 2 is coming soon so follow for more! #2SLGBTQ #Trans #TransYouth #ProtectTransKids #GenderAffirmingCare #Explore ♬ original sound - It Gets Better Canada
@itgetsbettercanada 🌟Meet @Luna Oberlin 🤍 : a beacon of strength and resilience, living authentically as a woman within. Read our latest piece featuring Luna as she shares her transformative journey of embracing queerness as a Black trans woman. #BHM #TransVisibility #Trans #BlackTransRepresentation #ItGetsBetterCanada ♬ original sound - It Gets Better Canada
@itgetsbettercanada Thank you Elliot for sharing your voice! Our 2SLGBTQl+ youth deserve respect and inclusive spaces at school! Yet, protections for them are rolling back across Canada. It’s time to listen to their voices. Watch youth explain what they need and learn more about the importance of affirming spaces nationwide at www.youthvoiceswillprevail.ca (link in bio) Use #YouthVoicesWillPrevail and create your own video sharing your voice! #Canada #GenderAffirmingCare #QueerYouth #Alberta #Edmonton #ProtectQueerYouth #Pronouns #protecttranskids ♬ original sound - It Gets Better Canada

Trans Resources

What is asexuality? Understanding Asexuality: Exploring Identity and Representation

What is asexuality?

What is asexuality? Asexuality is arguably the least known 2SLGBTQ+ identity. Whenever I come out, I’m generally met with a myriad of confusion and questions. While understanding who I am and how I identify was hard, flourishing into being openly proud has made me so much happier. In junior high,

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Gender Affirming Fashion

Gender Affirming Fashion This article explores the transformative power of fashion in embracing one’s authentic self. Introduction In the past, I often struggled to fully embrace who I truly was, feeling constrained by societal norms and its expectations. Exploring my identity through fashion has been a crucial and transformative journey

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Transgender Awareness Week Toolkit

Transgender Awareness Week Recognize the day on your platforms – click here to access our social media toolkit.  Together we must continue to uplift and support our transgender friends, family and community! While the past few years have been especially challenging for the transgender community, they have also marked huge strides

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Navigating Gender Dysphoria around Periods + Uterine Health

Navigating Gender Dysphoria around Periods + Uterine Health Periods, cervical exams, and trips to the OBGYN can be very triggering for a lot of people for a plethora of reasons. These experiences can be especially triggering for those with a period that aren’t women (some nonbinary folks, trans-men, intersex people

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Vic Alexander on inclusive language

Inclusive Language: How to Use It & Why It Matters

Inclusive Language: How to Use It & Why It Matters The language we use on a day-to-day basis matters. You’ve likely noticed these changes happening in the world. Stores changing their verbiage on signs from ‘feminine hygiene products’ to ‘period care’, more gender-neutral washrooms popping up, and pronouns being listed

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