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TransQ event to highlight unity, solidarity, understanding

Flag-raising and walk set for Friday to honour International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
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TRANSQ
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To honour International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), TransQ is hosting a flag raising and walk. 2SLGBTQ+ community members and allies alike are invited to join the walk in solidarity, unity, and understanding.

When: May 17, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM for raising of the Trans and Pride flag; 4:30 for the walk
Where: Barrie City Hall (70 Collier Street)

“We hope this will start a tradition of our community coming together against the discrimination we see in our everyday lives,” said Caleb Kenehan, one of the organizers and ground facilitators. “Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia are still far too common in Simcoe County. So we want it to be clear that as members of this community, we are united and will be there for each other."

For more details on the event, visit the Facebook event. To learn more about IDAHOTB, visit may17.org.

About TransQ
TransQ is a support and social group for all the Trans folks in Barrie and surrounding areas. It is a group by and for Trans women, Trans men, Non-Binary and gender diverse people, and those that are questioning that also welcomes loves ones of Trans individuals. The group holds regular meetings at The Gilbert Centre. Visit facebook.com/TransQBarrie or gilbertcentre.ca/gender-diverse-and-trans-program for more.

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