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Trans Day of Remembrance 2010

By Charlotte Robinson, November 20, 2010
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The LGBT community has come together in honoring
Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, 2010
The orgs are the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation,
Human Rights Campaign, Lambda Legal, National Center for
Transgender Equality, National Gay & Lesbian Task Force,
Transgender Law Center, Transgender Legal Defense & Education
Fund & the Trevor Project released the following regarding
Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20...

We stand together as one community to remember & honor
the lives cut short by anti-transgender intimidation & violence

- Amanda González-Andujar of New York, NY
- Ashley Santiago of Puerto Rico
- Dana A. "Chanel" Larkin of Milwaukee, WI
- Angie González Oquendo of Puerto Rico
- Sandy Woulard of Chicago, IL
- Victoria Carmen of Newark, NJ
- Stacy Blahnik Lee of Philadelphia, PA
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1 comment:

LGBT Orgs said...

We call on mainstream and LGBT media to give voice to transgender people and continue to share stories about the lives of transgender people who inspire understanding & acceptance.

On this day when our community remembers those stories and victims of anti-transgender violence, we are reminded about the power of insults slurs like "tra**y." We should not use words that cause pain to others; especially words that transgender people too often hear before they are attacked in anti-transgender hate crimes.

Instead, we urge the LGBT community to speak out for transgender people – about their lives and who they are. Transgender people continue to remain largely invisible in our culture and as a result suffer job losses, discrimination and violence. Together, we must stand united as an LGBT community and allies marching towards an America where people are accepted for who they are.

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