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What is the Trans Safe Space Campaign?

Creation date: Dec 21, 2022 1:09am     Last modified date: Dec 21, 2022 1:09am   Last visit date: Feb 29, 2024 9:59am
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Dec 21, 2022  ( 1 post )  
12/21/2022
1:09am
Estella List (estela35)

 

The Trans Safe Space Program began from a vision to build the moment of Trans Day of Visibility (March 31) into a movement for trans lives. Even in purportedly LGBT-friendly spaces, trans people are not always safe to be themselves. When you display our free sticker in the window of your business, you’re not only telling your trans neighbors they are welcome and will be respected in your space--you are also helping to shift the wider culture toward greater inclusivity of trans and gender noncomforming people.

 

You might recognize some of the components of the Safe Space symbol, which features the LGBTQ pride flag and displays a community of triangles that honor the gay pink triangle and lesbian black triangle from Nazi Germany during World War II. These symbols were assigned to and then reclaimed by gay men and lesbians, respectively.

 

The LGBTQ pride flag, or the rainbow flag, was designed by Gilbert Baker and first appeared in 1978, when it was flown during the San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Freedom Day Parade. The different colors of the flag symbolize different components of the community