SPIRIT DAY October 19, 2023Spirit Day, or spirit day if literally translated into French, is a day of awareness of LGBTQI+ issues every year on the third Thursday of the month of October. This day was established in 2010 following a wave of harassment which led to the suicide of many homosexual students. This day therefore aims to prevent suicidal behavior among young LGBTQI+ people, and to highlight the seriousness of harassment, in the case where the victims are LGBTQI+ people. The day sees many people supporting these young people wearing purple clothing.
October 11 is International Coming Out Day, established on October 11, 1988, commemorating the first anniversary of the national march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights. This day honors the courage and resilience of our community who stood up for justice, equality and the freedom to live their authentic lives.It encourages people to accept themselves and live openly, without fear or discrimination. This day allows LGBTQ+ people to share their stories and experiences, helping to break down barriers and foster understanding within the wider community.
Breast cancer affects all women, including transgender women.The question of taking hormones or breast implants may impact cancer risk or screening.Taking gender-affirming hormone therapy (such as estrogen) for more than five years increases your risk of developing breast cancer.It is important to have a mammogram (or other screening test) every two years.
September 23 is International Bisexual Visibility Day, an opportunity to say that trans and/or non-binary bisexual women exist all over the world.A trans woman can absolutely be bisexual, confusing transidentity and sexual orientation is one of the most common conflations.This sexual orientation is often denied, mocked or associated with very negative stereotypes
We are celebrating Pride month, have you ever heard of Pride month?🌈 Pure by Valerie is committed to the fight against discrimination linked to gender identity or sexual orientation (LGBTQ+) History of the LGBTQ+ community and Pride MonthLGBTQ+ is a collective term used to define groups of people who are identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or other sexualities and gender identities. Pride Month is linked to the Stonewall uprising in New York in 1969.The first pride march took place in New York on June 28, 1970, to celebrate the first anniversary of the riots. Since then, the month of...