Collaboration can increase our creativity, multiply our resources, reach additional people and make an event more fun. You can also use solidarity tactics if you are arrested to try to ensure that transgender and other vulnerable people are not mistreated. Often, we look at the challenges the community faces and jump right in to address them. There are some great new movies showing at film festivals around the world, including some with positive and poignant portrayals of trans people. You have the right not to be strip searched in front of other detainees absent an emergency.
You can help make it possible for someone to get the education that they need; donations can be small or large.
Sacramento Area Rainbow Kids The Sacramento Area Rainbow Kids are a group of families who gather together for support, education, and community to help raise our transgender, gender variant, gender non-conforming or gender questioning children years old in a supportive and loving manner. Because of widespread discrimination and misunderstanding, transgender people often avoid healthcare. Work with your local shelter to ensure that it is a place where trans people find safety and respect when they need its services. Media coverage of the transgender community can have an incredible impact on how people see us and how they feel about the need for transgender equality.
Achieving our goal of transgender equality requires activism at the local, state and national levels.