TLDEF Commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Martin Luther King, Jr.January 19, 2015 — TLDEF reflects on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on this national holiday that honors his civil rights legacy.

Statement from Executive Director Michael Silverman

“As an organization fighting for the rights of transgender people across the country, we continue to draw inspiration from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his pioneering civil rights work that changed our nation. Dr. King’s shining example of strength and resilience paved the way for those who continue to work towards achieving equality and social justice.  We join the millions who honor his life and legacy on this day.”