Transgender Day of Visibility plans erupt locally, nationwide – by Jessica Carreras

Groundbreaking day of events set to take place March 31

Rachel Crandall admits it – she is a Facebook addict. But sometimes, like when starting up the first ever International Transgender Day of Visibility, that’s a great thing to be.

“I went on Facebook and I was thinking…whenever I hear about our community, it seems to be from Remembrance Day which is always so negative because it’s about people who were killed,” Crandall, who heads up Transgender Michigan, recalled. “So one night I couldn’t sleep and I decided why don’t I try to do something about that.