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Because we care about what's happening in our community and hope you will too

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19 January 2023

Standing Together Against Anti-Trans and Anti-2SLGBTQIA+ Hate in the Central Okanagan and British Columbia:

A Joint Statement

Over the past year, trans and broader 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in the Central Okanagan have noted a deeply concerning trend: increased mobilizations by anti-trans and anti-2SLGBTQIA+ actors. This has affected our ability to carry out events safely, free from harassment and abuse. It has also led to an atmosphere of fear and intimidation for trans and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities looking to organize and hold community events. 

We think it is crucial to come together now and stand as a community against this wave of hatred. We also believe it is important to educate the public and our political representatives so that they may stand with us as allies.

Please consider reading our full statement:

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