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"Transgender people and Allies: working together we can improve the lives of Trans people in Virginia.

Mission statement: The Coalition for Transgender Rights in Virginia works to assure that transsexual, transgender, intersex, gender minority and gender variant people are welcomed valued and affirmed.

Vision statement: The Coalition for Transgender Rights in Virginia envisions a Commonwealth in which all gender identities and expressions are fully appreciated and celebrated, and in which gender determination is left to the individual.

Who we are: TransRights Virginia is a group of trans and intersex people and our allies, united in our desire for fairness and equality.

What we do: We work for full inclusion of trans and intersex people at all levels within society. We also advocate for culturally competent care among all service providers, including (but not limited to): law enforcement agencies and officials; medical professionals; social workers; educators; domestic and sexual violence case workers.

How we accomplish what we do: TransRights Virginia actively lobbies elected officials on the local, state and federal levels, seeking such basic protections as: hate crimes legislation; non-discrimination laws; safe schools legislation, etc.
We partner with like-minded groups to enhance one another's effectiveness.

Virginia Transgender Coalition founded July 2007

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  • 124
  • Civil Rights
  • Jul 15, 2007
  • English

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