Correct Answer : Option (B) - March 31st
To recognize the resilience and accomplishments of the transgender community, around the world, March 31st is celebrated as Transgender Day of Visibility. The aim of the day is to celebrate the trans people, raise awareness about the struggles that they face, and advocate for more protected rights and empower the community.
Here are some of the other things that you must know about the day:
Who Founded Transgender Day Of Visibility?
In 31st March 2009, the day was founded by Rachel Crandall, a U.S. based transgender activist.
Motto and Aim Of The Day : Rachel Crandall founded the day with a motto to bring a day of ‘visibility’ for the transgender community and raise awareness against the discrimination that transgender people face in their day-to-day life.
When Did The Day Gained Popularity?
The day gained popularity when in 2014, the day was observed by activists in Ireland and Scotland, while in 2015, when many transgender people took part in the event by participating in social media campaigns. They successfully made the day go viral by posting selfies and personal stories. In 2021, US President Joe Biden officially proclaimed March 31, 2021
, as a Transgender Day of Visibility, proclaiming in part, “I call upon all Americans to join in the fight for full equality for all transgender people.” The White House also published this proclamation; which made Joe Biden the first American president to issue a formal presidential proclamation recognizing the Transgender Day of Visibility.Source : Swachhindia NDTV