Reportback from DC March for Queer and Trans Youth Autonomy

Video of the march by Iron Snowflake 2 min 49 sec

On the 31st of March, the DC March for Queer and Trans Youth Autonomy went from Union Station to the Capitol. Defying violent death threats, hundreds of marchers showed up.

They took the message to the Capitol that anti-trans legislation cannot be and will not be tolerated. Florida was explicitly called out by one of the speakers for violent anti-trans legislation and talk.

One young person covered themselves in fake blood, dramatizing the suicide rate that plagues trans youth in the face of unspeakable hate and discrimination. The march was tense because of the threats that forced cancellation of the next day's Trans Day of Vengeance. Relations between the LGBTQ community and theocratic Christian Nationalists are dangerously close to a shooting war. For this reason the march was on the sidewalk-an attacker in a car would have to jump the curb and could not do so at speed without blowing their tires.

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