Topics :: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Tig Notaro Present Live Comedy Benefit for Trans Youth Speak

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
On April 1, at the historic Wiltern Theater, an amazing lineup of comedy icons will come together for Krullapalooza, a live event to support Survivors’ Truths and the efforts of TransYouth Speak.

What’s Between Your Legs?: Thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
Special guest writer Cathy Renna shares her thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility.

Westboro Baptist Church’s Neighbors Honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
"The Equality House," located across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church, has repainted its colors to match the transgender flag in order to honor Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Transgender Texas Student’s Tuxedo Photo Approved

By Juan A. Lozano | Friday Nov 15, 2013
A South Texas school district reversed course on Friday, saying it will allow a photo of a transgender student wearing a tuxedo to appear in the teen’s high school yearbook.

Spanning the Brooklyn Bridge to Remember Those Lost to Trans Violence

By David Perry | Tuesday Nov 27, 2012
New York City marked the 14th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20 with events throughout the city, including a march across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Free Health Education Fair Puts Positive Spin on Transgender Day of Remembrance

By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday Nov 27, 2012
Atlanta put a positive spin on the Transgender Day of Remembrance with a free health fair, plus a community panel discussion and gala event to honor those working to improve life for the transgender community.

Trans Murder Victims Remembered on Boston Common

By Dan Meyer | Tuesday Nov 20, 2012
Boston’s LGBT community came together on Sunday at the State House to honor the 265 transgender men and women killed in bias crimes this year across the world, as part of the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Dallas Commemorates Trans Day of Remembrance

By Eric Miller | Friday Nov 18, 2011
Events in Dallas & Austin on Nov. 19, 20 & 21 to commemorate the sad history of violence against transgendered people in the U.S. & abroad & continued discrimination on all levels.

Activists differ over Transgender Day of Remembrance’s tone

By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Nov 17, 2010
In spite of some disagreement over whether the Transgender Day of Remembrance’s tone is too somber, activists around the world will hold vigils and other events on Saturday, Nov. 20, to commemorate those who have lost their lives because of anti-trans violence.

Providence church hosts Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil

By Joe Siegel | Tuesday Nov 24, 2009
Forty-five people gathered at Bell Street Chapel in Providence on Sunday to honor those who have lost their lives because of anti-transgender violence.