Trans Day of Visibility: Celebrating Achievements and Looking to the Future
March 30 2021
March 31, 2021, is the 12th annual observance of International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to celebrate the resilience and achievements of transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) people and raise awareness of transgender rights. Amida Care spoke with members of the trans community about their own gifts to the world, transformative moments in their lives, and their hopes for the future.
Watch their videos and read their interviews:
“One thing I would like to think I am able to create is community space and fellowship in difficult circumstances.”—Gaines Blasdel, Research Associate, NYU Langone Health
“Life is what you make it, and you have to be the best at what you do. Just keep doing whatever you have to do to stay safe from negative things.” –Naomi Vassor, Amida Care Member
“Our community has provided an example, a real living and breathing look at what it’s like to live beyond the binary and cultivate a life of affirmation.” – Vibianno (Vib) Gonzalez, TGNB Surgery Doula, and Patient Navigator, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center