“We need to do everything in our power to support the transgender community—not just during Pride Month, but always. This world was already unsafe for trans and non-binary people, especially for black trans women, and the Trump administration’s heartless efforts to repeal transgender rights only increases the violence and bigotry,” says artist Grant Shaffer. “If you can, please get involved and check out the Hetrick-Martin Institute, where L.G.B.T.Q. youths are ‘encouraged to live as their true authentic selves, free of stigma, bias and fear.’” (hmi.org)