Celebrating International Transgender Day of Visibility

Chicago's Afternoon News

A member of the LGBTI community holds a banner with the portrait of Tehuel de la Torre, a transgender man who disappeared on March 11, and reading Where is Tehuel? as he takes part in a demonstration on the International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, on March 31, 2021. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)

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Dr. Loren S. Schechter, Medical Director of The Center for Gender Confirmation Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss International Transgender Day of Visibility, how it started as a day of awareness to celebrate the successes of transgender and gender-nonconforming people. and why it is an important day for the LGBTQ community.

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