Trans Pride Seattle celebrates 10th anniversary: Rep. Zooey Zephyr on anti-Trans legislation and hope
TPS, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, is produced by the Gender Justice League. Founded in 2012, the organization focuses on “elevating the rights of the Trans and gender-diverse communities in Washington State and beyond.” For a decade, TPS has been “celebrating Trans joy, life, and love.”
Thousands celebrated Pride at various events throughout the weekend in the Seattle area.
‘Carrying the torch for our transcestors,’ Trans Pride Seattle 2023 rallies for its 10th anniversary with a June celebration in Volunteer Park
Ten years after the first Trans Pride Seattle marched into Cal Anderson Park, veterans from that June night in 2013 and first-timers joined hundreds of people in Capitol Hill’s Volunteer Park to represent the strength of the city’s TwoSpirit, Trans and Gender Diverse community and allies.
“I Just Remember That First Year and I’m So Proud. I Can’t Even Describe the Amount of Joy and Gratitude—I Was So Grateful.”
Blaire Sebren wasn’t out as transgender when they attended their first Trans Pride Seattle event. They knew only one trans person, the friend with whom they tagged along to the party in Cal Anderson Park that summer of 2014.
In this live taping of The Weeds, host Jonquilyn Hill sits down with Danni Askini, co-executive director of national programs for the Gender Justice League. The two examine the history of gender-affirming care, discuss how changes in health policy and advancements in marriage equality have led to this backlash, and explore how advocates are responding.
No matter where you live, you can support trans rights and livelihood.
Senate Bill 5599 attracted more ire and myth-making than almost any other bill in Olympia this session.
Transgender troops fear a policy overturn may force them to serve in secret. Those who support the proposed ban argue that the issue is discouraging many potential recruits from enlisting.
Sarah Moran speaks to Kiro 7 about the Respect for Marriage Act, the current state of trans rights nationwide, and more.