Remembrance event honors transgender deaths -- and lives

Jordan, Susan
December 2008
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p17A
The article reports on the celebration of the Transgender Day of Remembrance at the Gay Alliance Youth Center in New York on November 20, 2008. Ceridwen Troy read her poem which celebrates the lives of those lost to bigotry and hatred in 2008, as well as the lives of living transgender people. Others talked about their personal struggles and the political struggle to pass the anti-discrimination bill, Gender Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), which is hoped to become law in 2009.


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