These Beautiful Photos From Around The World Are Elevating Global Trans Identity

Tanya Walker, a 53-year-old transgender woman, activist and advocate, gives an interview at her apartment in New York City, U.S. September 7, 2016. Picture taken September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tanya Walker, a 53-year-old transgender woman, activist and advocate, gives an interview at her apartment in New York City, U.S. September 7, 2016. Picture taken September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s administration rescinded an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.

It was a devastating, if unsurprising, blow to a community that has had to adjust to an even more uncertain future under Trump. So HuffPost Queer Voices wanted to provide visibility to the spectrum of transgender identity on a global level in solidarity.

In this 25-photo series from Reuters, we get a look at over two dozen different people from many different cultures, regions and walks of life who identify along the spectrum of trans identity.

Check the photos out for yourself below and keep your eyes peeled for more info about the upcoming SCOTUS case surrounding transgender rights.

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