Attend an Event to Observe Transgender Day of Remembrance 2010

By GLAAD |
November 8, 2010
The Transgender Day of Remembrance, which honors the memory of those murdered because of anti-transgender bias, is recognized annually on November 20. GLAAD encourages journalists and community members to mark the occasion with stories about the pervasive problem of hate crimes against transgender people, as well as the diversity and resilience of the community in the face of harassment and violence. The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed in late November in recognition of the 1998 murder of Rita Hester. Rita was a highly visible member of the transgender community in her native Boston, where she worked locally on education around transgender issues. On Saturday, Nov 28, Rita was stabbed 20 times in her apartment. A neighbor called the police and Rita was rushed to the hospital, but passed away from cardiac arrest only moments after being admitted. Twelve years later, Rita’s murderer (or murderers) has still not been found. In 1999, one year after Rita’s murder, advocate and writer Gwendolyn Ann Smith coordinated a vigil in Rita’s honor. The vigil commemorated not only Rita, but also all the transgender people lost to violence and hatred. The following is a list of scheduled events across the United States to honor the Transgender Day of Remembrance.  See the most updated list at www.transgenderdor.org and follow @Transgenderdor on Twitter. From TDoR Events and Locations 2010: Phoenix, Arizona Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 5:00 pm at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 West Washington Street, Phoenix. Details at www.azdor.org . —– Tucson, Arizona will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5:30 pm in Catalina Park (900 N 4th Avenue). This year’s event will include a collaboration with TC Tolbert and “Made for Flight” —– Fresno, California will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5:00 pm at the Wesley United Methodist Church (In the John Wesley Hall) 1343 E. Barstow Ave. (Barstow & 4th) For more information see www.Trans-e-motion.org or call (559) 255-4075. —– Los Angeles, California will be holding a Jewish Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, Nov 19 at Beth Chayim Chadashim, co-hosted by JQ International’s Trans Inclusion Committee 6000 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA. Dinner at 7 PM ($10 RSVP to RSVP@JQInternational.org, ceremony at 7:30- 9:30 This is free and open to the community. Join us for a special Transgender Remembrance Day Shabbat with Cantor Juval Porat and BCC’s first transgender Board Member, KadinHenningsen. Celebrate and remember the lives of our lost trans sisters and brothers with song, prayer and community. For more info: http://www.bcc-la.org/ —– Long Beach, California will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 6:00 pm at Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90803 There will be a candlelight vigil while the names of those we have lost this year are read. In addition, there will be an open-mic for those who wish to share their story. —– Oakland, California will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, Nov 19, Preservation Park, Oakland, CA. Doors will open at 7 PM, ceremony at 7:30- 9:30 This is free and open to the community. The evening’s ceremony will feature speakers from the community as well as the reading of the names. Speakers to be announced! Contact: Tiffany Woods 510-713-6690 ext 6121 For more info: http://transvisiontricity.org/events.html —– Riverside, California Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the University of California, Riverside. with a display memorial to commemorate each of the 400 known victims of transgender related violence. This memorial will be posted outside of the Highlander Union Building all week. The LGBTRC (245 Costo Hall) will have more information available about transgender identities. We invite everyone to come check out this powerful display against hatred and violence. —– Sacramento, California Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:30 PM at the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 2620 Capital Avenue, Sacramento, CA. 95816 —– Santa Cruz, California Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at The Diversity Center of Santa Cruz 1117 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz CA 95062 ASL and Spanish interpreters provided, Family friendly. Contact Tara for more information/accessibility concerns: tara@birl.org —– San Luis Obispo, California Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5:00 PM. Location to be announced (probably Mitchell Park) Music by Namoli Brennet. —– Stockton, California Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 7:00 pm Stribley Community Center Gymnasium 1760 E. Sonora Street Stockton, CA 95205 Keynote Speaker: Rev. Vicky Kolakowski, Esq. For directions or for more information, please contact Elena Kelly at (209) 649-0396, or elena.kelly@comcast.net —– West Hollywood, California Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event at 1:30 pm at West Hollywood City Hall, 8300 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 followed by a stroll over to Matthew Shepard Triangle for speeches and programming until 4pm. —– Denver, Colorado Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Jefferson Unitarian Church 14350 West 32and Ave. Golden, Colorado 80401 http://www.jeffersonunitarian.org/about/juc_map.html For more info, contact Teeg at teeg@gicofcolo.org —– Fort Collins, Colorado Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Bas Bleu Theatre 401 Pine St. Fort Collins, CO 80521 http://www.lambdacenter.org For more info, contact Mac@lambdacenter.org —– Hartford, Connecticut Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5:15 there will be a Candlelight walk from the First Presbyterian Church at 136 Capitol Ave. to the capitol. 5:30 – 6:30 Rally at the Capitol and the reading of the names. 7:00 Memorial service at MCC Hartford, 155 Wyllys Street. —– Washington, DC Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event Transgender Health Empowerment will be hosting an event on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 6:00 pm at the Metropolitan Community Church at 474 Ridge St NW —– Clearwater, Florida Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event from 7:00 - 8:00 pm at the Unity Church of Clearwater - Peace Chapel 2465 Nursery Road Clearwater, Fl 33764 —– Fort Lauderdale, Florida Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm at the Sunshine Cathedral 1480 SW 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL. —– Orlando, Florida Will be holding Transgender Day of Remembrance events Wednesday, November 17th at 6:00 pm at the Valencia East Campus Building Movie Night - Screening of Boys Don’t Cry, transgender panel, and a candlelight vigil Saturday November 20th 8PM Lake Eola Candlelight Vigil For other event listings visit: http://comeoutorlando.weebly.com/ —– Port Charlotte, Florida Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday November 28, 2010 after the regular morning service at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Charlotte County, 1532 Forrest Nelson Dr., Port Charlotte, FL 33952 Contact Gene Maresca 317-786-5788 for details —– St. Petersburg, Florida Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the King of Peace MCC church 3150 5th Ave., St Petersburg FL 33713 —– Tallahassee, Florida Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event. The gathering will start at 6:00PM EST with a transgender educational panel sponsored by The FSU Pride Student Union in their location in the FSU Student Union. It will be followed at 7:30 PM EST by a candlelight vigil at the Integration Statue on the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, Florida. For more info contact Margeaux at margeaux.mutz@comcast.net. —– Tampa, Florida Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event candlelight vigil, speakers, and live music. at the Marshall Student Center University of South Florida 4202 E Fowler Ave, MSC 4100 Tampa, FL 33620 For more details contact Gianna Love: gianna-love@hotmail.com Facebook link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113619102034520&num_event_invites=0 —– Atlanta, Georgia will be holding a Transgender Day or Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:30 - 9:30 PM at the Georgia State Capital (Washington Street side). Contact: Tracee McDaniel JCT Executive Director 678.591.3481 —– Pocatello, Idaho will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Thursday, November 4, 2010 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Idaho State University at the Salmon River suite at the Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource center, with historian Peter Boag. 921 South 8th Avenue Pocatello, Idaho —– Lafayette, Indiana will be holding a Transgender Day or Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm A candlelight vigil will be held at Pride Lafayette 640 Main Street Lafayette, Indiana 47909. —– Portland, Maine Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm Vigil in Monument Square, followed by a short candlelight march to Susan Maasch Fine Art gallery for a ceremony to honor this year’s victims, ending with a reception with light refreshments. —– Bangor, Maine Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 2:00 pm There’ll be an Interfaith service at Hammond Street Congregational Church 28 High St. —– Baltimore, Maryland Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at noon - 6:00 PM Location TBA. —– Boston, Massachusetts Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm at the Cathedral of St Paul, 138 Tremont Street , Boston, MA 02111 There will be an annual observance, with inspirational speakers, community speak out, candlelight vigil, and hot apple cider with snacks and camaraderie afterwards. —– Northampton, Massachusetts Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 5:00 - 6:15 pm beginning with a candle light vigil on the steps of the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence (220 Main St.) Vigil will loop through downtown ending at First Churches (129 Main St.). For more information, email NorthamptonTDOR@gmail.com. —– Springfield, Massachusetts Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:00 pm at 3300 Main St, Springfield, MA. Refreshments will follow the program. All are invited. For more information contact Deja at dejavudeja@sbcglobal.net. —– Waltham, Massachusetts Brandeis University will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Thursday, November 18, 2010 9:00pm-10:00pm at Brandeis University Peace Circle TransBrandeis will be holding a vigil after the weekly meeting of Brandeis’ queer organization, Triskelion. We’ll start by lighting tea candles in the Triskelion Lounge and then walking them up to the Brandeis Peace Circle, where those who feel comfortable will share some words in memory and honor of those lost, and also words of inspiration. Contact Co-coordinator Zachary Spence at spence@brandeis.edu. for more info. —– Williamstown, Massachusetts Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 from 7pm – 8pm at Williams College Paresky Center http://queer.williams.edu more info: justin adkins (justin.adkins@williams.edu) —– Winchester, Massachusetts Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:30 pm at Temple Shir Tikvah, 34 Vine Street, Winchester, MA 01890 Taan Shapiro will be giving a sermon at Temple Shir Tikvah about TDOR, how part of the book of Isaiah views a person who’s transgender and what can we all do to support people who are transgender? —– Worcester, Massachusetts Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 6:30 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, Hotel Rooms 1 and 2 35 Major Taylor Blvd,Worcester —– Ann Arbor, Michigan Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19 from 6-9 PM at University of Michigan Palmer Commons, Great Lakes Room, 100 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI. For more info: http://www.spectrumcenter.umich.edu —– Detroit, Michigan Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:00pm. It is to be held at Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit 2441 Pinecrest Ferndale, Mi. —– Ferndale, Michigan The Detroit/ Ferndale area will be holding a candlelight vigil in recognition of the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 7:00 PM at the Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit. The location is 2441 Pinecrest Ferndale MI. —– Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm at Spirit of the Lakes/Minnehaha UCC Church, 4001 38th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN. This is a new location for the TDOR event. The building is handicap accessible and all bathrooms are gender neutral. For information contact Barbara Satin at satinbarbara@aol.com or 612-670-1978. —– St. Louis, Missouri will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm at St. Johns episcopal church located at 3664 Arsenal St St Louis, MO 63116-4801. There will be a memorial service with guest speaker Vanessa Edwards Foster. Potluck dinner to follow the service. —– Billings, Montana will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Billings. —– Missoula, Montana will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance, candle light vigil on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 8:00 pm at the University of Montana Campus Oval For more information and list of other campus events taking place that day, please visit their website at www.montanatdor.org or find them on facebook, myspace and twitter at MissoulaTDOR —– Sackville, Nebraska will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 Details pending. Contact: catalyst@mta.ca. —– Las Vegas, Nevada Will be holding a Transgender day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Metropolitan Community Church 1140 Almond Tree Ln # 302 Las Vegas, NV 89104-3233 (702) 369-4380 The church is between Sahara Ave and Maryland Pkwy There will be a candlelight vigil with a moment of silence followed the names of those lost being read. —– Durham, New Hampshire Will be holding a Transgender day of Remembrance event on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 from 6:30 - 9:30 pm in MUB Theatre I, MUB Front Entrance and Huddleston 203, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH Join us for a program in MUB Theatre I, a candlelight vigil in front of the MUB, and a reception in the Women’s Studies Lounge (Huddleston 203) to remember the trans people we have lost due to bigotry and hate. Part of Gender Identities Awareness (GIA) Week at UNH. For other events, please see: http://www.tgnh.org/id10.html —– Manchester, New Hampshire Will be holding a Transgender day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 There will be a Vigil at 5:00 pm and a reception at 6:00 pm at the Grace Episcopal Church 106 Lowell Street Manchester, NH 03101 —– Princeton, New Jersey will be holding a transgender day of remembrance event on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:30 pm at the Princeton University Chapel Please join us as we gather for a moving ceremony to remember and honor all those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender bigotry, hatred, and violence. —– Teaneck, New Jersey will be holding a transgender day of remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 4:00 pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 61 Church St. Teaneck, NJ 07666 —– Buffalo, New York Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the State University of New York at the Center for the Arts Screening Room (112). —– Buffalo, New York Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Unity Fellowship Church 1420 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209 —– Dobbs Ferry, New York Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday November 20, 2010 at 4:00 P.M. at the South Presbyterian Church 343 Broadway Dobbs Ferry, New York All are welcome —– Long Island, New York Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at the Temple of Sinai of Roslyn 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights, NY —– New York, New York Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 from 7:00 - 9:30 pm at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center 208 W 13th St New York, NY 10011 —– Poughkeepsie, New York Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Monday, November 29, 2010 —– Charlotte, North Carolina Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center in the North Carolina Music Factory. Doors open at 6:00 pm with the program beginning at 6:30 pm. There will be several poignant speakers including the family of the late Toni Alston. A candlelight vigil and the reading of the names will conclude the remembrance. The Lesbian and Gay Community Center is located on 820 Hamilton Street, Suite B11 near the corner of Hamilton St and Seaboard Ave. For more information on the community center, visit gaycharlotte.com —– Greensboro, North Carolina Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:30 pm at Hamberger Square located at the corner of McGee and Elm st. There will be several poignant speakers. A candlelight vigil and the reading of the names will conclude the remembrance. —– Cleveland, Ohio Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19, 2010 5:45pm We will gather on the steps of the Cleveland Justice Center which is located at 1300 Ontario Ave. 6pm Candlelight Vigil and silent march begins he march will end at Cleveland City Hall where the remainder of this memorial event will be held. Cleveland City Hall is located at 601 Lakeside Ave. in Cleveland Ohio. —– Cincinnati, Ohio Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:00 pm at Hebrew Union College at 3101 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati 45202. —– Columbus, Ohio Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Thursday, November 18, 2010 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at King Avenue United Methodist Church, located at 299 King Avenue, Columbus, 43201. King Avenue United Methodist Church is handicap accessible. The vigil will be ASL interpreted. —– Eugene, Oregon Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event Details to be announced —– Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance candlelight ceremony on the Pennsylvania State Capital front steps at dusk. Assembling at 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 20, 2010. —– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at The COLOURS Organization, Inc. 112 North Broad Street -2nd Floor Conference Room (Broad and Arch Streets) Philadelphia, PA For more information please visit: www.coloursorganization.org or call (215) 496-0330 —– Providence, Rhode Island Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm. Participants will gather at Youth Pride, Inc., 171 Chestnut St. and will walk in a candlelight procession to the Beneficent Congregational Church at 300 Weybosset St. for the memorial ceremony. At the conclusion of the ceremony, participants will walk by candlelight back to Youth Pride, Inc. —– Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at the Nance Plaza in front of the rainbow house at 815 N. Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach South Carolina. —– Chattanooga, Tennessee Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 There will be a dinner at 5:00 PM at The Rock MCC Church, followed by a vigil walk across the Market Street Bridge (starting on the north end) at 6:30 PM, and finally a memorial service at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga at 8:00 PM. For more details, contact Brenda Lunger (brendaaliana@bellsouth.net) or Stacie Tippens (stacienow@hotmail.com). —– Memphis, Tennessee Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 4:30-5:30 pm at Tom Lee Park 357 Riverside Drive Memphis, TN 38103 —– Nashville, Tennessee Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at the Blair School of Music, Choral Hall Vanderbilt University Doors Open at 6:30, Ceremony Starts at 7:00 pm Program includes a student musical performance; candle lighting; reading of names and stories; a personal testimonial Light reception and tabling event to follow Location Address and map: 2400 Blakemore Ave. (http://blair.vanderbilt.edu/prospective-students/campus-map). There is visitor parking on campus in the South Garage on 24th Avenue, with entrances on Pierce and Children’s Way. For more information: lgbtqi@vanderbilt.edu —– Austin, Texas Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:30 PM at the Austin City Hall Plaza. 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, Texas website: http://www.transtexas.org/ —– Dallas, Texas Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Sunday, November 21, 2010 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Interfaith Peace Center, 5910 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, Texas 75235. For more info: http://www.facebook.com/TransDOR.Dallas —– Houston, Texas Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the AD Bruce Religion Center UH Main http://campusmap.uh.edu/cgi-bin/campusmap Flier: http://honphotos.com/download/tfa/HTDOR_11×17_101102b.jpg —– San Antonio, Texas Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Thursday November 18, 2010 at 6:30 PM at the MCC San Antonio 611 E. Myrtle, San Antonio, Texas, 78259 with a reception to follow. —– Logan, Utah Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm Details pending. —– Ogden, Utah Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, 705 23rd Street in Ogden —– Provo, Utah Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm Utah Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and the United Church of Christ, 175 North University Ave in Provo —– Salt Lake City, Utah Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 203 South 200 East in Salt Lake City —– Charlottesville, Virginia Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event at the University of Virginia’s Newcomb Hall Main Lounge, 3d floor, Main Lounge and Art Gallery, 07:00-10:00 pm. Living Gender, a student group of the University of Virginia’s LGBT Resource Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, will be holding a photo-exhibition, performance art, and round table discussion with guest speakers in observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance. —– Fairfax, Virginia will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Metropolitan Community Church of Northern Virginia 10383 Democracy Ln, Fairfax, VA Attendees are invited to bring with them a canned good and/or an article of clothing for donation to TransGender Health Empowerment in Washington, DC —– Norfolk, Virginia will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 4:00 - 10:00 pm Open House and a time to reflect 7:00 pm candle light reading of names Candii House, 3309 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23508 - One block south of Park Place Medical - Trans Clinic. The house is in the middle of the block. Please park along 33rd and 34th Streets, in the driveway of the property (white, Victorian house) but please do NOT park along Granby Street. —– Richmond, Virginia Will be holding Transgender Day of Remembrance event Thursday 18 November at 7:00 P.M., Queer Action, the LGBTI student group at Virginia Commonwealth University holds a candlelight vigil at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Richmond Saturday 20 November at 1:00 P.M., a Southern Magnolia, donated by PFLAG Richmond, will be dedicated as a memorial to all those lost to anti-transgender violence, on the South lawn of the Gay Community Center of Richmond. Saturday 20 November at 7:30 P.M. a candlelight vigil will be held at the downtown campus of the University of Richmond. —– Winooski, Vermont Will be holding Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5pm- Vigil and Speak-out (outside) 6pm- Speakers, ceremony, and art reception (inside) at the The Block Gallery 1 East Allen Street Winooski, VT 05404 Free 2 hour parking- on street and parking garage. Interested in volunteering or contributing to the art show? Contact janine@ru12.org or call the RU12? Community Center at (802) 860-7812 —– Kennewick, Washington will be holding a Transgender Day or Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 PM at the Vista Youth Center 2625 W Bruneau Place, Kennewick, Washington —– Seattle, Washington Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 Details pending —– Seattle, Washington Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Ravenna United Methodist Church 5751 33rd Avenue, NE Seattle Washington, 98105 —– Spokane, Washington Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event on Friday, November 19th, from 6-9 PM at Spokane Community College. 1810 North Greene Street Spokane, Washington 99217 —– Tacoma, Washington Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial hosted by the Gender Alliance of the South Sound on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 6:30 PM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center, 741 St. Helens St
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