November 24th, 2021
In the United States, November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the contributions, lives, and cultures of Indigenous people across the Americas. […]
November 19th, 2021
Trans Day of Resilience is an occasion for us to uplift and celebrate the trans community and the future we can build by breaking the chains of oppression. Tahirih and its supporters dream of and work to build a world that values and liberates those who have been oppressed by systems and institutions committed to maintaining a binary status quo.
October 28th, 2021
This LGBTQ+ History Month, Tahirih’s Queer & Trans Caucus demands an immediate end to the state-sponsored violence that trans, nonbinary, two-spirit, and queer immigrants face at the hands of our immigration and criminal punishment systems.
October 26th, 2021
October 26 marks Intersex Awareness Day and uplifts the fight to end non-consensual infant genital surgeries. Today, we amplify the voices of intersex people and intersex advocacy organizations which call for the end of invasive, unnecessary forced intersex surgeries which are a form of institutionalized gender-based violence. Tahirih is committed to ending gender-based violence and reaching collective liberation, which includes fighting against these invasive, non-consensual procedures.
October 10th, 2021
October 11 marks both International Day of the Girl and Indigenous Peoples’ Day, observances that illuminate the ways gender-based violence particularly impacts those who live at the dangerous intersections of sexism, racism, and xenophobia.
September 23rd, 2021
The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns the administration’s racist and brutal mistreatment of Haitian refugees at the U.S. southern border.
September 9th, 2021
To ensure equal and enduring access to asylum for survivors of gender-based violence, the U.S. must add gender as a protected ground for asylum.