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The Center to honor Transgender Day of Remembrance this Saturday

The Center to honor Transgender Day of Remembrance this Saturday

The San Diego LGBT Community Center’s Project TRANS presents Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021 on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5-6 pm at Waterfront Park. located at 1600 Pacific Hwy. San Diego, CA 92101.

Trans woman beaten after being jailed with men, lawsuit against San Diego Sheriff’s Department alleges

Trans woman beaten after being jailed with men, lawsuit against San Diego Sheriff’s Department alleges

San Diego sheriff’s deputies placed a transgender woman into a cell with three men, one of whom beat her so severely that her jaw was fractured, according to a new lawsuit filed against the Sheriff’s Department.

The plaintiff, identified in court papers as Kristina Frost, required multiple surgeries and has yet to fully recover, her complaint alleges.

It's Transgender Awareness Week

It's Transgender Awareness Week

Each year between November 13 – 19, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face.

The Center to host transgender pride flag raising ceremony

The Center to host transgender pride flag raising ceremony
Representatives from the San Diego LGBT Community Center will raise the transgender pride flag on the Hillcrest Pride Flag pole this Saturday, Nov. 13. A special ceremony will be held at 11 am for community members who wish to participate.
 

National Center of Transgender Equality to host webinar on vaccine confidence

National Center of Transgender Equality to host webinar on vaccine confidence
With the world opening back up, and vaccination appointments becoming readily available, this is a friendly reminder to join us on Thursday, May 20th at 8 pm EST (5 pm PST) for a community webinar featuring a panel of health care experts and trans leaders on the importance of getting vaccinated when it

President Biden signs executive order enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform

President Biden signs executive order enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform

President Biden signed an Executive Order on Monday that sets the policy that all Americans who are qualified to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States should be able to serve.  The All-Volunteer Force thrives when it is composed of diverse Americans who can meet the rigorous standards for military service, and an inclusive military strengthens our national security.

National Center for Transgender Equality to share 2021 policy resolutions

National Center for Transgender Equality to share 2021 policy resolutions
Let's shake the table! With incoming administrations (federal and state) committed to transgender rights and protections, we are proud to roll out our newest policy agenda for the upcoming session.

For the past four years transgender people across the country have fought against the many rollbacks and attacks spearheaded by the federal administration and state and local governments.