Content Warning/Trigger Warning: This post contains discussion of suicide and violence against Transgender People. Please read on with care.
November 13-20 is Transgender Awareness week, which culminates in the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20. The TDR is a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to draw attention to the continued violence endured by transgender people.
According to Stats Canada findings in 2018,
This 'Beginner's Guide' from the Ryerson Centre for Women and Trans People is a good place to start:
We would also like to share:
Number to Know : Trans Lifeline's Canadian number: 1-877-330-6366. Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support and is run by and for trans people.
Finally, because we can't say it enough: Second Story Women's Centre's feminism is trans-inclusive. We serve women and gender-oppressed people in Lunenburg and Queens Counties.