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Transgender Day of Remembrance: Trans Lives Do Matter

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 20
"Trans lives do matter," Veronika Fimbres told SFGN. The registered nurse is a leading transgender advocate - she was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors at San Francisco Pride.

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observation on November 20 that honors the memories of those people whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. Go out and march against this violence.

Laverne Cox Shares Her Story for Trans Awareness Week

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 13
From November 14-20, individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face.

Tig Notaro Present Live Comedy Benefit for Trans Youth Speak

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
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 | Mar 31
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 | Nov 20
"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 | Nov 15
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.

Trans Murder Victims Remembered on Boston Common

By Dan Meyer | Nov 20
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.

Activists differ over Transgender Day of Remembrance’s tone

By Joseph Erbentraut | Nov 17
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.

Activists to hold Transgender Day of Remembrance vigils, marches around the country

By Renee Baker | Nov 18
Gwendolyn Smith founded the TDOR in San Francisco in Nov. 1999 as a way to "memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice."

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