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AVP Honors Trans Day of Remembrance and Resilience

We honor the trans elders who have fought for the freedom to live their lives authentically and and openly. We honor those who are still here today -fighting for justice, visibility and respect. We  honor trans youth, who have always mapped our way forward and continue to light our way.

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NCAVP Condemns Anti-TGNCI HHS Memo

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) denounces and condemns the recent leaked Department of Health and Human Services memo that puts forward a plan for the current administration to deny the existence of transgender, non-binary, and intersex people.  This is yet another attempted to erase, dehumanize and discriminate against

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We Are Committed. We Will Not Step Back.

Yesterday, the New York Times reported that the Trump Administration is considering redefining sex to be only “either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with.” If carried out, the proposal in the leaked memo from the Department of Health and Human Services

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Thank You for Attending Courage 2018! Pictures + more.

October 12, 2018 Thank you to all who attended and supported our 22nd Annual Courage Awards! I also want to take this time to thank our honorees: Minneapolis City Council VP, Andrea Jenkins; singer-songwriter, Shea Diamond; Senior VP of HBO, Rich Palermo; and the cast and crew of FX’s Pose. Last

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