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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, 2023

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March 25 - April 1

March 25

  • House Rules: Level Up Event: 12 pm - 5 pm (proceeds to GRPC)

March 27

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!

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Femme Queen Chronicles: Movie screening & panel

Tuesday, March 28, 5 - 7pm

  • Rachel Crandall-Crocker to speak at Saginaw Valley State University (Not open to the public).

Wednesday, March 29, 6pm - 8:30pm

  • TG Visibility Open Mic Event

    • 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!

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Drag Show

    • Grand Valley State University, at the Cook-Dewitt Center Auditorium, Allendale campus.

    • We are partnering with the GV Men's Volleyball to bring you a drag show for Transgender Week of Visibility! This show will feature local performers (hosted by La Reine Divine) and there will be light refreshments. This event will be $8 at the door, and there are vouchers available from the LGBT Resource Center. 


Thursday, March 30

  • Trans Day of Visibility Clothing Swap, 5:00 – 9:00pm

    • Salus Center, 408 S Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933, USA

    • Happy Trans Day of Visibility! For TDOV, or Trans Happy Day, the Salus Center is hosting a clothing swap and party on Thursday, March 30th from 5-9pm. Come by the Salus Center to celebrate yourself and your loved ones by finding some new clothing and accessories! We'll have snacks, music, temporary tattoos, and more. You don't need to bring clothes to take some. Clothing can be dropped off during the event or ahead of time. After the event, leftover clothing will be donated. Clothing drop off times: Monday, March 27th, 3-7pm Wednesday, March 29th, 3-7pm 


Thursday, March 30, 2023 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


    • Grand Valley State Univerity, on the second floor of the Eberhard Center (301 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504). Downtown Grand Rapids campus.

    • Please join us to hear from an esteemed guest speaker in honor of Trans Day of Visibility. We will be hosting Michigan-based trans activist, House Icon, community pioneer (Ruth Ellis Center and Trans Sistas of Color Project), Jey’nce Poindexter. There will be refreshments, mingling and crafts during this event. Check out this interview with Jey'nce Poindexter!


Friday, March 31

  • Lansing's Transgender Day of Visibility 2023

    • Come celebrate, with very special guest Rachel Crandall-Crocker - founder of this day! Stay tuned for details! Kammie Mead and Luna Brown will be your co-hosts this year with some great speakersThe Avenue will be decked out for us and ready to party with delicious drinks! Ruckus Ramen will have delicious food for us! All available for purchase. Karaoke to follow our fun program! Please note: Attendees must be 21+ to stay after 9 p.m. You matter. You are important. You are loved. See you there! Kammie & Luna


Friday, March 31⋅6:00 – 8:00pm

  • Transgender Day of Visibility

    • Out On The Lakeshore, 451 Columbia Ave, Holland, MI 49423, USA

    • Come celebrate Transgender Day Of Visibility (TDOV) with us at Out On The Lakeshore (OOTL). Gender SAFE will be hosting an open mic reception with food, drinks, and plenty of fun! Everyone is welcome! We especially invite those wanting to learn more about the trans and gender-diverse community. Attendees are welcome to share songs, poetry, a few words, or nothing at all.  Please RSVP for this free event at the link below so we know how many to expect, and we hope to see you there!

Friday, March 31⋅8:15 – 9:00pm

  • Trans Day of Visibility Bridge Lighting

    • Blue Bridge, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

    • For Trans Day of Visibility on March 31st, Transfigure Print Co. is hosting a small gathering at dusk (8:15pm) on the Blue Bridge downtown GR to view the lights come on in the Transgender flag colors. This free, all ages event is meant to center and celebrate Trans and Non-binary folks, allies are welcome but please help keep this a safe space for Trans and Non-binary individuals. A complementary warm drink from Squibb Coffee and Wine Bar and a light snack from Rise Authentic Baking Co. will be provided.



Rally for Trans Solidarity

  • Saturday, April 1⋅1:00 – 4:00pm

Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

In honor of International Trans Day of Visibility, join us to: • Show solidarity to transgender and gender non-conforming people. • Speak out against legislation and misinformation targeted against us. • Support organizations who are fighting for the rights of trans youth and all LGBTQ people! Attacks on trans youth and drag performers affect all marginalized communities. We must stand together and acknowledge these actions for what they are: TARGETED ATTACKS TO SUPRESS FREE GENDER EXPRESSION AND BODILY AUTONOMY!

International Transgender Day of Visibility
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