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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

20 November - Transgender Day of Remembrance



Each year on the 20th of November (since 1999, although the first event was in 1998, on the 4th of December), the International Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed.  This day is a time to remember all those who have died as a result of transphobia (emotional disgust, fear, anger, or discomfort felt or expressed towards people who do not conform to society's gender expectations), not all of whom have been transgender.  It is also a time to call attention to the continued violence experienced by transgender people and the transgender community.

This page gives a partial list of those who have died as a result of transphobia in 2013:
Memorializing - 2013 | Transgender Day of Remembrance

For more information on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, see:
Transgender Day of Remembrance | Human Rights Campaign

About TDOR | Transgender Day of Remembrance



Updates:

GLAAD remembers the victims on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Founder of Transgender Day of Remembrance on 15th Anniversary of TDOR and Continued Anti-Trans Violence

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Those We've Lost in 2013

Lives lost to anti-trans violence remembered, memorialized

#TDOR COMMENTARY: Our lives are valuable

GUEST POST: 238 names for #TDOR

Why I will never vote for the Christian Democrats

'Equality House' Painted For Transgender Day Of Remembrance [UPDATED]

Many Voices releases video featuring trans pastor on Trans Day of Remembrance #TDOR

On The Transgender Day Of Remembrance, And The Future Of Transgender Characters And Actors

Students Don Skirts to Support Agender Peer Who Was Set Aflame

WATCH: Straight Marine Punched After Defending Gay Friends

Marking Transgender Day of Remembrance | The White House


Do We Care About Trans Rights?







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