What You Need to Know About Transgender Awareness Week

It's held every year between Nov. 13 and 19 to raise visibility about transgender people and address issues faced by members of the community. Nov. 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance to honor trans people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. This has been a challenging year for the community, with many trans or gender nonconforming people – most of them Black or Latinx – killed by violence. Here is a collection of stories to help you learn more.

What You Need to Know About Transgender Awareness Week