International Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual event dedicated to celebrating the lives of transgender and non-binary people and raising awareness of discrimination. As a longstanding provider of trans healthcare and hormone replacement therapy in Orange County, Radiant Health Centers is once again proud to support this special day. Join us and the many people coming together to highlight transgender communities around the world.
What Is Transgender Day of Visibility?
Transgender Day of Visibility takes place every year on March 31. Dating back to 2009, the event was created by Rachel Crandall, a Michigan-based transgender activist. From its very beginning, addressing and helping change the common media narratives about transgender people was a central focus.
This event was intended to celebrate the many accomplishments of transgender and non-binary people worldwide – while still recognizing the issues with discrimination, justice and transgender barriers to physical and mental healthcare. With the eyes of the world on the transgender community, Transgender Day of Visibility is truly a unique opportunity to draw attention to the experiences of trans people, and to continue the focus on making improvements in healthcare (and in related social and legal concerns).
Understanding the Importance of Transgender Day of Visibility
As reported by GLAAD, there were over 200 anti-LGBTQ bills filed in the United States in 2022, with over half targeting transgender people. The growing visibility of trans and non-binary people has delivered many benefits, but there are also issues with misinformation and even vilification by politicians and the media. Transgender Day of Visibility is a chance to tell authentic stories – and to bring a greater understanding of the transgender community to the general public.
How to Take Part in Transgender Day of Visibility 2023
With an emphasis on increasing visibility, on March 31 we will celebrate the trans community and also acknowledge that challenges still exist. As an ally, you can play your part by amplifying the messages, stories, news and statistics published on social media and blogs. You can also search for local Orange County events and spread the word to a broader audience.
How Radiant Health Centers Supports the Transgender Community
At Radiant Health Centers we offer a safe, welcoming environment for transgender people in Orange County. From our LGBTQ+ counseling and mental health services to hormone replacement therapy (HRT), we deliver compassionate care to our clients.
HRT is available to the LGBTQIA2S (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit) community at our medical clinic. Those with HRT questions or who would like an initial evaluation can speak with our knowledgeable team.
Contact Us for Hormone Replacement Therapy and LGBTQ+ Healthcare Services
Radiant Health Centers is Orange County’s leading LGBTQ+ medical clinic, providing HRT, primary care, testing and other treatments. Contact us today for more information on the transitioning process, including our counseling services. Call (949) 809-5700 or request an appointment now.
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