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International Transgender Day Of Rememberance


Carolyn Marie

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The International Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2010.

The events held in cities around the world are meant to honor and remember those TS whose lives were taken,

or who took their own, because they sought to be true to themselves.

The following link takes you to a site that lists many events held around the world and America that day.

If you know of other events, please list them on this thread. Thanks

http://www.transgenderdor.org/

Carolyn Marie

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Guest Lauren S

Thanks for passing along the info Carolyn.

Although I'm sad this day has to exist, I look forward to gathering with my brothers and sisters and honoring those of us who didn't fare so well.

This will be my first year attending.

All my love,

Laurie

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Last year i participated in the TDOR in Cleveland, it was held at the city hall, if there is one ray of hope, it is last year there were over 200 murdered, one person murdered is too many.

Paula

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Guest Emily Ray

I don't want to hijack this important thread, I just want to remind people that the first Sunday in November is TransParent Day. You can go to transparentday.org for info. It's not Mother's Day or Father's Day for sure, but I will remember my children on that day and miss them both dearly,

Huggs,

Emily

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The City of West Hollywood will hold a ceremony on Nov. 20, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. It will begin at West Hollywood City Hall,

8300 Santa Monica Blvd., and march to a nearby park for a reading of names of the dead.

Carolyn Marie

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Guest Elizabeth K

I may be wrong - but apparently , the New Orleans GLBTQ has dropped the Day of Remeberance from their calendar.

It is so great to have support and love from the Community! <<<----- sarcasim in the event you don't catch it.

Sally and I are going and holding a candle vigilance and read the names of the dead - on our own - at the traditional place of previous observances, the gold statue of Joan d'Arc, patron saint of New Orleans and likely, at the least, to have been intersexed.

So two lights in a sea of indifference, sighhhhh

Lizzy

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Guest Donna Jean

I may be wrong - but apparently , the New Orleans GLBTQ has dropped the Day of Remeberance from their calendar.

It is so great to have support and love from the Community! <<<----- sarcasim in the event you don't catch it.

Sally and I are going and holding a candle vigilance and read the names of the dead - on our own - at the traditional place of previous observances, the gold statue of Joan d'Arc, patron saint of New Orleans and likely, at the least, to have been intersexed.

So two lights in a sea of indifference, sighhhhh

Lizzy

You know that I'd be with you if I were there, Lizzy.....

Donna Jean

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We're having a vigil on our university campus. Nice to know so many events will be taking place around the world, hopefully not just 'preaching the choir' but also getting others involved and more aware of the atrocities.

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I haven't found anything in Wisconsin...

Esperanza, the University of Wisconsin - Parkside campus at least mentions the date on their LGBTQ organization's website.

Why don't you give them a call or an e-mail and see if they have something planned? Here is the link.

http://www.uwp.edu/departments/lgbtq.center/

Carolyn Marie

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I will be attend the TDOR here in New York City. It will be the fourth one.

It's my way of remembering those lost and that more work needs to be done.

Gennee

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Guest harvester52

To all in the Portland, OR area...

I will be leading a vigil on the 20th at 4:00 PM at Atkinson Memorial Church in Oregon City.

You can google "Atkinson Memorial Church" for directions.

I hope to see some of you there to memorialize and celebrate the lives of our fallen brothers and sisters.

-Rev. BC Hall-Ford

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Thanks for the update Carolyn, I think I am going to attend this year.

Quite with reverence,

Shannon

If you're going to the event in West Hollywood, perhaps I'll see you there.

Carolyn Marie

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Tucson will have a march on Saturday at sunset. It's actually transgender week here with all kinds of events, including panels who will answer all transgender questions that are asked.

Jenny

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To all in the Portland, OR area...

I will be leading a vigil on the 20th at 4:00 PM at Atkinson Memorial Church in Oregon City.

You can google "Atkinson Memorial Church" for directions.

I hope to see some of you there to memorialize and celebrate the lives of our fallen brothers and sisters.

-Rev. BC Hall-Ford

Did you see that PSU has been having trans events all week? I haven't been to any. My boyfriend just asked that my daughter and I wear purple on Saturday to mark the day of rememberance.

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Guest ShannonA23

If you're going to the event in West Hollywood, perhaps I'll see you there.

Carolyn Marie

Yeah, I live a bit north of Hollyweird, I'll be there.

Shannon

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