TWoA History

TWoA History

Trans Week of Awareness is an annual event that starts on November 13 and leads up to Trans Day of Remembrance on November 20th. It is a time in which transgender, non-binary, and other gender-expansive advocates bring awareness to the community through education and...

Ally to Activist: The Basics

It’s not new ground, but it’s worth repeating as a disclaimer: showing up looks different for everyone. Not all of us can afford to donate significant portions of our money or time, and there are many other worthy causes and communities out there in need of attention...

Telling Your Story: Building Power

It’s not news in the Trans* community how powerful a tool storytelling can be. Just look at the classic instance of it being used against us in the fear-mongering, fictional tale of a man infiltrating the ladies’ restroom as a “Trans* woman” to then...

Fight For Bodily Autonomy!

Today, the Supreme Court has ruled that Roe V. Wade be overturned. This is disturbing, but not surprising. Attacks against abortion have been a common theme in the playbook of colonizers and white supremacists. Today’s ruling is just the latest of their work,...

Telling Your Story: Reclaiming the Norm

When it comes to the idea of ‘normal’, we’ve been sold a lie. In truth, the concept of ‘normal’ and its moralization are an illusion of privilege. People in charge – and those in the cultural majority – can pretend their reality is ‘the norm’, and that the experiences...