4307 – NATIONAL Trans march, Danica Roem, cannabis company, lesbian tech event – Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive

A National Transgender Visibility March on Washington originally planned for March 31 will now take place Saturday, Sept. 28, The Washington Blade reported. D.C.-based transgender activist and leader organizer Marissa Miller said the march will begin with a morning rally at Freedom Plaza in downtown D.C. in which prominent transgender- and LGBT-rights advocates will speak. Among those scheduled to speak at the rally will be actress, transgender rights advocate, and businesswoman Angelica Ross, who starred in the FX series Pose, a statement read. Also confirmed as speakers are Alphonso David, the recently named president of the Human Rights Campaign; and Earline Budd, the longtime D.C. transgender rights advocate, according to Miller.

In Virginia, trans politician Danica Roem has begun her campaign to be re-elected this Nov. 5 and—just as she faced homo- and transphobia in her successful campaign to unseat incumbent Bob Marshall in 2017—she is facing another anti-LGBTQ

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