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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2011

'WE ARE IMPORTANT'

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

Sunday marks a somber day for transgender Chicagoans as their friends and supporters memorialize members of their community who have lost their lives ...

20 Transgender Pioneers

Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices

Today is the 13th International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day when we remember trans people who have been victims of homicide. The event wa...

A Hostile Climate Continues For Transgender People

Genny Beemyn | Posted 01.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Genny Beemyn

K-12 schools and colleges must take the lead in recognizing and educating about gender diversity. They must implement nondiscrimination policies inclusive of gender identity and expression to protect transgender youth.

Transgender Day Of Remembrance: Remembering Our Dead, Seeking Justice For Our Living

JamieAnn Meyers | Posted 01.19.2012 | Gay Voices
JamieAnn Meyers

On Nov. 20 we grieve the deaths and memorialize and celebrate the lives of persons who have died at the hands of those whose hatred and prejudice toward transgender people has led to acts of unspeakable violence.

What Gwen Araujo Taught Me

Amos Mac | Posted 01.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Amos Mac

How could a 17-year-old trans woman from a town just 30 miles from San Francisco, America's queer holy land, be murdered and buried in a shallow grave by the side of the road by her supposed peers?

Transgender Day Of Remembrance: Remembering Our Dead And Our Living

Rebecca Juro | Posted 01.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

Every Transgender Day of Remembrance, I wonder how many more transgender people will have to be murdered in acts of hate-fueled violence before the politicians finally get it.

Transgender Day Of Remembrance: The War Wages On

Laverne Cox | Posted 01.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

We dishonor the memories of all those trans people before us who have lost their lives if we don't find our own ways to fight back. If each of us doesn't find our own way to fight this war against us, we surely will lose.