LGTBI and feminist organizations call this Saturday a demonstration against attacks on the collective
La Trans Platform Federation together with other entities LGTBI and feminist organizations have called for this Saturday, November 20, a demonstration in Madrid to focus on the increase in aggressions that the group is suffering.
Under the motto «Against fascism Trans Law«, These organizations convene at 12:00 hours in the Pedro Zerolo Square of the capital, to start a march that will cross the Gran Vía, going down the street Preciados to Puerta del Sol. There, the reading of a manifesto and different interventions by the participating groups is scheduled.
The organizers of the march explain that they demonstrate by «the attacks suffered against trans people in the last year', coinciding with «The processing of what is known as Trans Law"And that, in his opinion,"has generated a false debate about human rights»Of this group.
Increase in assaults
«The decibels have been increasing, exceeding more and more limits, in many cases reaching hate speech ', the organizations have denounced, before indicating that the increase in attacks on people LGTBI in 2021 it has increased by 40%, compared to the previous year, and they are 'increasingly brutal«, As they point out.
They also recall that attacks on a 63-year-old trans woman have been recorded in Málaga that, "desperately fleeing from his attacker who was trying to end his life he had to jump from a height of 3 floors»Or the trans woman who in Lugo It was "thrown with homicidal intent over the wall, from a height of more than 20 meterss. "
«To all this are added the movements of the extreme right, such as the initiative of the spokesperson in the Madrid Assembly of Vox, Rocío Monasterio, when registering a Proposal of Law to repeal the Trans and LGTBI laws of the Community of Madrid, thereby conditioning the approval of budgets«, They denounce.
20 November: International Day of Trans Memory
«We trans people were spearheads in those dark times, that is why now gay, lesbian and bisexual people have to also build a wall of solidarity that, after all, protects us all, that is why we call on the population LGTBI and the general public to fill the streets of Madrid this coming Saturday, November 20, International Day of Trans Memory", it is finished Mar Cambrollé, President of the Trans Platform.