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Transgender Day of Remebrance Tag

The 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is celebrated today and on November 20 each year in tribute to those transgender men and women who have lost their lives to hate crimes or suffered from prejudice. TDoR began in San Francisco and is now held worldwide, bringing greater visibility to the transgender community and highlighting the hatred and ignorance transgender people face daily. Violence against transgender people is increasing worldwide. A project monitoring transgender violence – Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5611" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Transgender Day of Remembrance Media Toolkit and terminology resource (2015) In a climate of criminalisation, where law enforcement agencies themselves perpetrate violence with impunity, it is not surprising that violence against transgender people is underreported and inadequately investigated. In this region and globally, transgender organisations have attempted to monitor the most extreme forms of violence: when transgender people have been killed because of their gender identity. This violence remains invisible and unreported when States do not legislate...