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November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

CRIME | 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.

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Trans Lives Do Matter

CULTURE | 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.

Laverne Cox Shares Her Story for Trans Awareness Week

NATIONAL | 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.

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

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

Tig Notaro Present Live Comedy Benefit for Trans Youth Speak

NATIONAL | 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.

Westboro Baptist Church’s Neighbors Honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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.

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

LOCAL | By Conswella Bennett | Nov 27
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.

Spanning the Brooklyn Bridge to Remember Those Lost to Trans Violence

LOCAL | By David Perry | Nov 27
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.

Trans Murder Victims Remembered on Boston Common

LOCAL | 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.

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