MADISON – Today, Governor Tony Evers proclaimed March 31st, 2022 as International Transgender Day of Visibility in Wisconsin. Rep. Lee Snodgrass (D-Appleton), Rep. Marisabel Cabrera (D-Milwaukee), Sen. Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee), Rep. Greta Neubauer (D-Racine), and Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) issued the following statement in response to this proclamation: 

“For the second year in a row, under Governor Evers’s leadership, we are grateful that the State of Wisconsin has recognized International Transgender Day of Visibility. We join the Governor in emphasizing the need for recognition and representation of the transgender and non-binary community as we celebrate their resilience and strength.

“As we honor International Transgender Day of Visibility, we recognize there is still work to be done to make our state a place of true equality. We believe everyone should be able to be their authentic selves and be welcomed, supported, and have the opportunity to thrive without fear or discrimination. Legislative Democrats will continue to introduce bills which advance the equality agenda and ensure Wisconsin is a place where we can all live authentically.”

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