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The first step to Empowerment is Visibility.

International Transgender Day of Visibility was created as a day to visibly celebrate being transgender. Also for allies to show their support for the transgender community.


A Proclamation on Transgender Day Of Visibility, 2021

Celebrations, 2024

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Trans Celebrations

  • March 15, 2024, 9:00pm – March 16, 2024, 2:00am

  • 215 West

  • Happy Trans Month of Visibility! We have a lot to celebrate. Join us at 215 West for the Trans Celebration! The Metro Detroit area is home to several of the Mr. MX and Miss Trans USA state representatives! We've got one hell of a Trans/Nonbinary show planned for you as well as dancing all night long. Join us for a night that each of the title holders will never forget! 

Wednesday, March 29

  • TG Visibility Open Mic Event, 6 pm

    • The Dovetail, 29200 Hoover Rd, Warren, MI 48093

    • ​Transgender Michigan invites you to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility. Open Mic featuring poetry, storytelling, music, and more! Live!


ITDoV Speaking Engagements & Interviews
(not open to public)

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TG Visibility Open Mic Event

  • Wednesday, March 27.  [Under construction, details TBD]
  • The Dovetail, 29200 Hoover Rd, Warren, MI 48093

  • ​Transgender Michigan invites you to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility. Open Mic featuring poetry, storytelling, music, and more! Live!


Trans Week of Visibility, spanning from March 24th to 31st, honors the resilience, achievements, and lives of Trans, Nonbinary, and Gender-Expansive individuals, aiming to foster greater understanding and acceptance through centering our stories and experiences. Events and their individual links can be found below!

Events below are brought to you (individually or collaboratively) by Grand Rapids Trans Foundation, Grand Rapids Pride Center, the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center, and/or Transgender MI.


Trans Week of Visibility events: 

  • March 24-31: Virtual Trans Art Showcase begins on Instagram at @Transing_Art. Free, all ages.

  • March 24, 1-3pm: Trans Week of Visibility Rally/Protest @ Monument Park.

  • March 24, 3-5pm: Children's Reading Hour (3-4pm) + Bookmark Making (4-5pm) @ Books and Mortar.  Free, all ages.

  • March 24, 7-9pm: “T is for Trivia: A Trivia Night for Trans Visibility” @ House Rules Lounge.  $5 suggested donation, all ages, RSVP strongly encouraged!

  • March 25, 11am-1pm: “Changing the Game” screening and discussion @ GVSU.  Free, all ages.

  • March 26, 1:30-4:30pm: Keynote with Chris Mosier @ GVSU.  Free, all ages.

  • March 26, 4pm-12am: TRANScendence: Trans Social + Open Mic @ General Woodshop.  “Trans Joy”-themed open mic from 7:30-9:30pm.  Trans-themed drink specials benefitting GRTF and GRPC.  Free, 21+.

  • March 28, 7pm: “Disclosure” screening and panel @ GVSU. Free, all ages.

  • March 28, 5:30-7:30pm: Health Equity in Action (Trans-focused) @ GR Pride Center. Binder fitting, info on safe tucking, giveaways, free dinner. Free, all ages.

  • March 29, 7-11pm: Trans Joy: A Dance Party Celebrating Trans Week of Visibility @ Pyramid Scheme. Free, all ages.

  • March 30, 5-7pm: Sober Bookshare Night @ Scorpion Hearts Club. Free, all ages.

  • March 30: Transgender MI events in Lansing, MI.

    • 2-4pm: Transgender Rally @ the Lansing Capitol Steps

    • 6:30-8pm: Afterparty @ The Avenue (Lansing)

    • 8p-2pm: Karaoke @ The Avenue (Lansing)


  • Hope to see you at some of these events! 


Rally at the Capital

  • Saturday, March 30

  • Lansing State Capital, 100 N Capitol Ave., Lansing, 48933

  • This rally will be held from 2-4 PM EST. We will deliver speeches of hope and empowerment to the transgender community. Mrs. Crandall-Crocker will be our lead speaker.


Lansing's Transgender Day of Visibility 2024

  • Saturday, March 30, 6:30-8

  • The Avenue, 2021 E Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48912

  • Transgender Day of Visibility is celebrating its 15th year! Come meet the founder Rachel Crandall-Crocker, and listen to her motivational speech! Join us for fun, pinball, pool, door prizes, and karaoke for those over 21. Details about the Capitol rally will become available soon. Thanks to Keith and Ash for sharing your amazing art with us. This post was made private, but may be shared by inviting your friends. ​

International Transgender Day of Visibility
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