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Coexist: Transgender Violence Awareness

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Coexist: Transgender Violence Awareness

Stand up and be heard At IAG, we fight for a world in which we coexist. It’s even part of our fashion statement. Yet, we see a mostly forgotten nation. Who is leading the rights fight for transgender people? Why are the standards different in areas such as employment, housing and healthcare? According to a study published in The Lancet, significant evidence exists that transgender people suffer “distress and impairment” because of “discrimination, stigma, lack of acceptance and abuse.” Consider that during 2016, advocates tracked at least 23 transgender deaths in the United States because of violence; victims were killed...

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