Transgender Day of Remembrance

#TDOR founder remarks on 15th anniversary, but still sees anti-trans violence today

Gwendolyn Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, has written an essay for the Huffington Post for the 15th anniversary for the Transgender Day of Remembrance. She notes that since the murder of Rita Hester, hundreds of others of transgender people have been victims of violence and murder. In 2013 alone, over 200 transgender people were murdered...that we know of.

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November 20, 2013

GLAAD remembers the victims on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. This isn't about pride or parties.

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GLAAD joins Ohio LGBT advocates to encourage Cleveland Plain Dealer coverage of Transgender Day of Remembrance

GLAAD joined a coalition of Ohio and nation-wide transgender in an open letter addressed to the Cleveland Plain Dealer regarding their coverage of violence against transgender people and the upcoming Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance Featured on National Spanish-Language Television

In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Univision news program Primer Impacto aired a segment to educate its viewers on the violence and discrimination transgender people face around the world, and to remember the lives lost to anti-transgender violence.
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White House Observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

The White House has joined the coalition of organizations and individuals who are observing Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), to remember those that have been lost due to anti-transgender violence.

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November 20, 2012

Miami Herald Will Improve Transgender Sensitivity Following Story on Arrest for Murder of Trans Woman

GLAAD today received many incident reports regarding a story that appeared in the Miami Herald, about an arrest made for the 2011 murder of a transgender woman. We spoke with the Herald and expressed the community's concerns.

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GLAAD observes Transgender Day of Remembrance #TDoR

GLAAD today joins organizers of the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) to memorialize those who lost their lives due to anti-transgender violence and to raise public awareness around increasing rates of violence facing transgender people.
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Timeline: A Look Back at the History of Transgender Visibility

The final day of Transgender Awareness Week is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Take a look back now at the history of transgender visibility with this timeline of notable events compiled by GLAAD.
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November 20, 2012

GLAAD Examines Ten Years of Transgender Images on Television; More than Half Were Negative or Defamatory

GLAAD's new study of transgender images on television in the past ten years revealed that nearly half of all catalogued episodes contained negative messages and stereotypes. Additionally, transgender characters were cast as victims or villains more often than not, while anti-trans language found to be present in at least half of all episodes.

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