The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) has been held annually on November 20th since its founding in 1999, as a day to memorialize those gender variant people who have been unjustly killed as a result of transphobia. Services across the world aim to draw attention to the continued and increasing violence endured by the transgender community.
In Ohio, you can join the local transgender and nonbinary communities and allies at the following TDOR services:
Dayton | Wednesday, November 20 | Sinclair Conference Center, Great Hall, Building 12 | 444 W. Third St. | 6:30PM
Oberlin | Wednesday, November 20 | Peace Community Church | 44 E. Lorain St. | 6:30PM
This year, we remember, honor, and celebrate the lives of:
TRIGGER WARNING/CONTENT WARNING: the news links provided below may contain graphic descriptions of the circumstances behind the unlawful killing of transgender people, deadnaming, or transphobic language
Denali Berries Stuckey,
Pebbles LaDime Doe.
Bee Love Slater,
Jamagio Jamar Berryman,
Alicia Simmons, and
Layleen Polanco, who died in police custody, and
Johana Medina Leon, who died in ICE custody