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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Activists differ over Transgender Day of Remembrance’s tone

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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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