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The Joy of Color🌈 - Celebrating Self-Expression 🖍️🏳️‍⚧️ (Emoji-A-Day)✨

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Remember the simple magic of opening a fresh box of crayons? ✨ Just like those crayons, our understanding of gender identity has beautifully expanded over time. Today's  Emoji-A-Day post on National Crayon Day and International Transgender Day of Visibility highlghts the freedom to express ourselves authentically! ✨ It's not about sticking to the lines, but about embracing the full spectrum of colors that make us who we are.  🌈

The Crayon Connection
Think back to the limitations of that classic eight-pack of primary colors. Did you know the average box of crayons went from 8 colors to 64 to 120 in just a few decades? Sure, they were a start, but imagine the thrill of finally upgrading! Suddenly, you weren't just coloring; you were painting sunsets, creating shimmering oceans, and finding the perfect "Tickle Me Pink" to capture pure delight 💖. Discovering our truest colors within ourselves offers that same sense of freedom and joy. It's about shedding those old expectations and embracing the vibrant, nuanced human we are 🌈.

If you loved our thoughts on the parallels between crayons and trans visibility check out this post from our Chief Moji Muser on Moji Musings and get ready to color your world with kindness and celebration!

Get colorful with fun facts & ways to celebrate ✨

    • Trans Trailblazers - Let's honor the legacy of transgender pioneers who fought for visibility and acceptance. Share their stories! 🏳️‍⚧️
    • The Science of Color - Did you know how we perceive color is influenced by our brains, making the experience unique to each person? 🧠👀
    • Color Your Kindness - Perform an act of kindness for a transgender person in your life. It could be supporting their business, sharing their work, or simply saying "I see you." #ColorMeFree 💗
    • Celebrate the Spectrum - There's no right or wrong way to express yourself. Share how your gender identity has evolved and let others know it's okay to be fluid! 🏳️‍⚧️
    • Trans Joy - Uplift the voices of trans artists, creators, and leaders. Seek out their work and amplify their brilliance! ✨
    • Visibility Matters - Media representation helps break down stereotypes and fosters understanding. Support trans visibility on screen and beyond! 📺🌈
    • History Spotlight - The transgender flag, a powerful symbol of pride and identity, was created in 1999 by Monica Helms. 🏳️‍⚧️
    • Power of Color - Colors can boost mood and creativity! Experiment to find the shades that bring you joy. 🧠🎨
    • Infinite Possibilities - The visible spectrum of light holds infinite colors! It's amazing how many our eyes can distinguish. 🌈
    • History of the Crayon - The original Crayola 8-pack debuted in 1903. Today, there are over 120 packs of different colors, reflecting the expanding view of the world seeking new colors.🖍️

        Question of the Day 🤔 
        How can we create a more colorful, inclusive world where everyone feels free to express their true selves? 🌈💖


        ~ And all the colors I am inside have not been invented yet ~

        - Shel Silverstein, Poet, Author, Cartoonist

        ~ Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization ~

        - Mahatma Gandhi, Lawyer, Political Activist

        ~ When you show up as your authentic self, whatever that may be, you allow others to do the same, creating the world we all deserve ~

        -  Shanna Katz Kattari, Professor, Sexuality Educator, Activist

        Moji Challenge Prompt

        ➡️ Emoji Power-Up: Express Your True Colors! 🌈🏳️‍⚧️

        The Concept - Use emoji to celebrate your authentic self, support for the trans community, or the joy of self-expression. Share your journey, show kindness with colorful emoji, or get creative with emoji art!

          • Share Your Colors - Describe how you express yourself authentically with a colorful emoji string! 🖍️
          • Ally Action - Craft a supportive message for a trans person in your life using emojis that represent kindness, pride, and love. 🏳️‍⚧️
          • Emoji Expression - Design a piece of emoji artwork featuring the trans flag, crayons, or any symbol that represents self-expression and freedom. 🎨


          • 💖🏳️‍⚧️🌟 - You are seen, loved, and your courage inspires me.
          • 🏳️‍🌈☀️💖 - My heart feels warm, open, and full of love for my trans friends and the entire LGBTQ+ community.
          • 🎧🏳️‍⚧️✊️ – Uplifting trans voices with music, reminding them they have a community.
          • ☀️💛🦋 – Feeling light, hopeful, and ready for positive changes.
          • 🌈🎨💖 - My favorite colors express joy, creativity, and love.
          • 🏳️‍⚧️✊️👂 - I stand with my trans friends – always listening and offering support.
          • 🖍️🦋✨ - Art helps me feel free and embrace the transformation.
          • 💃💖✨🎤 - I feel most like myself when dancing, feeling fierce, and singing my heart out.

        Share & Inspire! Tag your friends and inspire others to celebrate their authentic colors! Use 📲 #TrueColorsChallenge #TransVisibility

        • Moji Magic 🪄 

        Level Up Your Expression
        Get creative with your Moji artwork!

          • Share the Love - Leave encouraging, colorful comments on other people's #TrueColorsChallenge posts. Celebrate uniqueness and spread positivity! 💖
          • Get Inspired - Did this challenge make you see colors differently? Start a journal about the colors you notice in your everyday life or research color psychology! 🌈
          • Free Your Inner Artist - Feeling extra bold? Try your hand at a colorful sketch or abstract painting inspired by your favorite emoji creations. 🎨
          • OPTIONAL LEVEL UP - Love your emoji art? Turn it into a custom design on a t-shirt, sticker, or even a phone case through the Moji Customizer! 👕 🏳️‍⚧️ 🖍️ Show off your colors!
        • Moji Mashup 🖍️🏳️‍⚧️ + 🥰 = ? 
          In this Moji Mashup we paired Crayon 🖍️ emoji with Confetti Ball 🎊 emoji to remind us how joyful it is to be celebrate color! Check out our Facebook or head on over to Pinterest to see our sweet creation from the Google Emoji Kitchen today! 🌟

        • Crayon on Emojipedia 🖍️
          Dig into the crayon description, tech origin details, and unique emoji design versions across different platforms at Emojipedia, the ultimate emoji encyclopedia! 📚📲

        • Playlist - Celebrate visibility and self-love with our Color Me Free Playlist on Spotify.  of pop hits, soulful anthems, and dancefloor favorites from trans and queer artists. Let your true colors shine! 💖🎵

        Wrappin' Up
        What an inspiring day celebrating self-expression, trans visibility, and the dazzling colors that make life so beautiful! From small acts of kindness to bold acts of self-expression, we all can be everyday leaders shaping a better world. 💖

        Keep the Movement Going

        • Action Step - How will you continue to be an ally to transgender individuals? Choose one small, impactful way to make a difference, even beyond today. 🙌
        • Celebrate ALL Year Long - Transgender Day of Visibility is a powerful moment, but championing diversity is an everyday leadership choice! Keep supporting and amplifying trans voices. 📣
        • Color Your World - Like a box of crayons, our communities are most beautiful when they include a wide range of colors. Be an everyday leader by making your corner of the world more colorful and free! 🌍 

        Every expression of your authentic self and act of inclusion makes our world a more beautiful, colorful place. 🌈

        See ya tomorrow for another Emoji-A-Day adventure where we keep learning, creating, and discovering together! Believe in yourself – we sure do! ✨

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