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Transgender Day of Remembrance & Healing Service

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St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church

2097 Turk St

@ Lyons Street

San Francisco, CA 94115

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We are moving our weekday healing mass to Tuesday, Nov. 20, so we can join in the Transgender Day Of Remembrance on this date to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to draw attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community. A list of transgender people who died in 2017 is found here.

The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since Rita Hester's death, and began an important tradition that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

"The Transgender Day of Remembrance seeks to highlight the losses we face due to anti-transgender bigotry and violence. I am no stranger to the need to fight for our rights, and the right to simply exist is first and foremost. With so many seeking to erase transgender people -- sometimes in the most brutal ways possible -- it is vitally important that those we lose are remembered, and that we continue to fight for justice."
- Transgender Day of Remembrance founder Gwendolyn Ann Smith


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