Around the world, Nov. 20 is recognized as the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The day shines a light on persisting reality of transphobia and violence against trans people.
“Transgender Day of Remembrance seeks to highlight the losses we face due to anti-transgender bigotry and violence. I am no stranger to the need to fight for our rights, and the right to simply exist is first and foremost. With so many seeking to erase transgender people—sometimes in the most brutal ways possible—it is vitally important that those we lose are remembered, and that we continue to fight for justice,” said the day’s founder trans advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith about its significance.
✨AMONG US CHARITY STREAM✨
For tomorrow’s Transgender Day of Remembrance, we will be holding a charity stream for victims of Ulysses.
Watch us figure out the killer among us, as we discuss issues faced by the trans community!
Bukas na, 4pm, live on Bahaghari’s FB page! 😉🏳️🌈 pic.twitter.com/rAswRkzpV3
— Bahaghari #AchibDisBill (@Bahaghari_PH) November 19, 2020
To honor this day, LGBTQIA+ group Bahaghari will be doing a charity stream tomorrow on their Facebook page at 4 p.m. While catching the impostor on Among Us, they’ll be talking about issues faced by the trans community while also raising funds for the survivors of Typhoon Ulysses.
The crew mates that’ll taking part in the stream is Bahaghari’s current general-secretary and trans activist Rey Valmores-Salinas, influencer Gigi Esguerra (we’ve seen her gaming skills on Among Us before—check out her previous stream on Scoutmag’s Twitch channel), trans activist Thysz Estrada, actress and Miss Trans Global 2020 Mela Habijan, Kabataan Partylist representative Sarah Elago, artist and youth advocate Kakie Pangilinan, PUP Kasarianlan Inang Reyna Shein Capila and Pioneer FTM external communications officer Slac Cayamanda.
See you at the stream! We’ll be watching and donning our own bright-colored spacesuits, too.
Featured photo screengrabbed from the official Among Us game trailer
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