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2017 Trans Day of Remembrance

For many years, the trans community’s one event was a memorial service and while we now celebrate numerous aspects of trans lives, November 20th remains the trans community’s oldest community tradition.

What follows is the 2017 Remembrance Booklet produced by the Transgender Foundation of America’s TDOR data collection project:

Violence against trans people remains a defining aspect of trans lives and the Trans Day of Remembrance is our community’s opportunity to bear witness to end-result of the anti-trans hate trans people face, as a community.

Today you are encouraged to seek out others in the trans community and together, honor the memory of those we’ve lost this year as the result of anti-trans bias.

Worldwide data collected by the Transgender Foundation of America’s TDOR data collection project.

Cristan Williams
Cristan Williams

Cristan Williams is a trans historian and pioneer in addressing the practical needs of the transgender community. She started the first trans homeless shelter in the South and co-founded the first federally funded trans-only homeless program, pioneered affordable healthcare for trans people in the Houston area, won the right for trans people to change their gender on Texas ID prior to surgery, started numerous trans social service programs and founded the Transgender Center as well as the Transgender Archives. Cristan is the editor at the social justice sites TransAdvocate.com and TheTERFs.com, is a long-term member and previous chair of the City of Houston HIV Prevention Planning Group.