DISCRIMINATION thrives there it grows unchecked.
It can be hard to hear that despite intentions, there are people in our communities who feel unsafe, undervalued, and invalid. Those who are affected by our actions, our indifference, our assumptions, or our lack of awareness.
The press and television companies can be a very useful and effective resource. Sadly the media is in the business of selling subscriptions the consequences of which may lead to dwindling scruples, responsibility, and accountability. have had a huge part to play in the way trans people have been negatively portrayed. These portrayals have had devastating effects, not only for trans people, but their loved ones too.
TRANS | PHOBIA:
Many of us will know what it is like to be bullied, or intimidated.
We all need to challenge our own prejudices and biases
So many acts of discrimination and prejudice which were socially accepted as 'tradition' at some point. Acts of violence have been condoned: forced marriage, slavery, wife-beating.
Testimonies of previous generations are invaluable
Respect is the cornerstone of community.
There is no shame in not knowing, nor in making honest mistakes. The only shame is allowing our ignorance hurt others. We must not use our ignorance as an excuse.
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