Roundup of Transgender Day of Visibility events in NYC

Ness Star holds the Trans Flag at the 2022 Transgender Day of Visibility event at Marsha P. Johnson State Park.
Ness Star holds the Trans Flag at the 2022 Transgender Day of Visibility event at Marsha P. Johnson State Park.
Adrian Childress

Several events commemorating International Transgender Day of Visibility are scheduled to take place around the city leading up to and after the day is observed on March 31.

Some Transgender Day of Visibility events have also already taken place — including one held by the Queens borough president’s office and Queens Community House’s Queens Center for Gay Seniors on March 23. Events are also planned in other boroughs, including in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island, as well as upstate.

On March 28, the LGBT Community Center in Manhattan is hosting a Trans Day of Visibility Market, which will feature handmade crafts, original art, clothing, jewelry, and other products created by members of the transgender and gender non-conforming community, according to the Center. The event will begin at 4 p.m.

Marsha P. Johnson State Park, which is located at 90 Kent Ave. in Brooklyn, is hosting a drag story hour event with educational tables on March 30 — a Saturday afternoon — at 2 p.m. The event will be held at the blue park house near the front entrance of the park. People of all ages are welcome, though children must be accompanied by an adult. Annual Transgender Day of Visibility events have been held at the park for several years.

Also on March 30, the Black Trans Femmes in the Arts Collective is leading a Transgender Day of Visibility discussion at Leslie Lohman Museum of Art at 26 Wooster St. at 4 p.m. The visual arts panel will be moderated by Jordyn Jay, the founder and executive director of BTFA Collective, and will feature ms. z tye, Ava Tuitt, and Eve Harlowe. Learn more about the event via Eventbrite.

Further upstate, the New Pride Agenda, which is a statewide LGBTQ education and advocacy organization headquartered in Manhattan, is hosting a fashion show on March 31 in Troy — just outside of Albany — to mark Transgender Day of Visibility. Doors will open at 1 p.m at Cafe Euphoria at 225 River Street and the runway show will take place from 1:45 to 2:45. Chest Binder fittings are available and folks can also access thrift clothing at a sliding scale. RSVP at For any questions, contact Julius at

Back in the the Big Apple, the Brooklyn GHOST Project is returning this year with an annual wig and clothing drive from 5-6 p.m. on March 31 for Transgender Day of Visibility at Housing Works’ East New York Community Health Center at 2640 Pitkin Ave. in Brooklyn. The event is geared towards the trans community and is intended to uplift and bring awareness to Transgender Day of Visibility, according to the Brooklyn Ghost Project.

On April 1, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson is hosting a Transgender Day of Visibility flag-raising ceremony at Bronx Borough Hall at 851 Grand Concourse in the Bronx.

The Pride Center of Staten Island is planning an all-day event for Transgender Day of Visibility on Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to the Pride Center of Staten Island, there will be free gender-affirming items and services as well as decorating mirrors. Attendees will also be able to create a video diary together and enjoy refreshments. Those with questions can contact Hailey Dawson at 718-808-1361 or