Forum Posts

sanzida aktar
Jul 16, 2022
In DIY Forum
Sun Xingxuan (Research and Advocacy Commissioner of the Alliance for Monitoring the Implementation of Human Rights Conventions) "One day someone asked me to go to a very dark room, and five or six people started coming in and surrounding me. They took out their phones and pointed at me, and asked me to take off the mask, and they wanted to take pictures. They said, why? Your face is getting more and more girly, what happened?" "They started asking all kinds of questions about gender, sexuality, whether my underside is still there, etc.... The situation was very curious, like photo background removing watching monkeys at the zoo. I think I was a little bit 'people' at that time. 』has been transformed..." Vera Chang (pseudonym) is 32 years old and is an emergency resident physician at a medical center in Taipei. This is the real thing that happened to her this May. Go back 32 years to November 28, 1988, the year Vera was born, when American transgender Rita Hester was murdered in her Massachusetts home. After Rita Hester's death, family, friends and other human rights advocates held a memorial service, "Remembering Our Dead." The following year, Gwendolyn Ann Smith, who is also transgender, launched an online series to designate November 20 each year as the Transgender Day of Rememberance (TDoR) and hold a grand candlelight vigil in San Francisco. In addition to commemorating Rita Hester, the transgender memorial day also hopes that the society will open its eyes and minds to better understand transgender people, so that the fear, discrimination and violence caused by ignorance will not happen again. However, according to the Transgender Memorial Day Foundation, from 1989 to 2019, at least a dozen transgender people in the United States still died each year because of their gender identity. In Taiwan, which claims to be an indicator of democracy and human rights in Asia, there is still misunderstanding or incomprehension of transgender and other multi-sex people, which has led to incidents similar to what happened to Vera. Infectious news media, when reporting on transgender-related incidents, still often focus on their
11/20 Transgender Memorial Photo Background Removing content media
0
0
1

sanzida aktar

More actions