'Gender isn't confined to a box' - the world celebrates Transgender Visibility Day

'Gender isn't confined to a box' - Celebrate the Transgender Day of Visibility

Today is the International Transgender Day of Visibility (Stock image)

Friday, March 31, 2017

Today is the International Transgender Day of Visibility, with scores of people expressing their love and support for the trans community.

Many celebrating the day want to educate people and help others understand the issues around being transgender, according to ITV.

The theme of the day this year is trans resistance, meaning people are fighting against prejudice.

Several Twitter users have posted messages of support and advice online, in honour of the day.

See their reaction below