We will meet at the nAGLY space in the Museum Place Mall, lead a procession down Essex Street and into the Salem Commons where we will have a moment of silence and read the names of lives lost this year. The Trans Day of Remembrance seeks to highlight the losses faced due to anti-trans bigotry and violence, the need to fight for equal rights and full protection under the law, and that it is a fundamental human right to be free to simply exist and live authentically. The event is open to the public, and all community members are welcome. Main menu Skip to primary content. The program will begin at 5:
On this night we will be honoring those who have lost their lives due to anti-trans violence, as well as suicide, because we acknowledge that suicide is also a product of transphobia.
On this night we will be honoring those who have lost their lives due to anti-trans violence, as well as suicide, because we acknowledge that suicide is also a product of transphobia. She views the death of a transgender person to be a loss, not just to the community, but to a society that needs the unique gifts they bring. More on the Allston vigil and media coverage:
With so many seeking to erase trans and gender non-conforming people — sometimes in the most brutal ways possible — it is vitally important that those we lose are remembered, and that we continue to fight for justice.