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Transgender Awareness Week and Day of Remembrance

 

Transgender Awareness Week is a week when transgender people and their allies take action to bring attention to the community by educating the public about who transgender people are, sharing stories and experiences, and advancing advocacy around issues of prejudice, discrimination, and violence that affect the transgender community.

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was founded by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence that year and began the world-wide observance that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

GLAAD. (n.d.) Transgender awareness week. https://www.glaad.org/transweek 

Waterloo Region District School Board. (2022). Transgender awareness week and transgender day of remembrance. https://www.wrdsb.ca/blog/2022/11/14/transgender-awareness-week-and-transgender-day-of-remembrance-2/ 


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