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  1. Castro Rainbow Flag Draws Controversy In San Francisco
    Huffington Post
    The dispute began after a request to raise the transgender pride flag and fly it at half-mast on November 20, the Transgendered Day of Remembrance, was denied by the Merchants of Upper Market and Castro (MUMC), the stewards of the flag...
  2. International Transgender Day of Remembrance 2012
    "The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The event is held in November to honor Rita Hester, whose murder on November 28th, 1998 kicked off the “Remembering Our Dead” web project and a San Francisco candlelight vigil in 1999. Rita Hester’s murder — like most anti-transgender murder cases — has yet to be solved..." TDOR website and events list >>




  3. Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

    On November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance, people will gather across the country to pay respect to those needlessly killed by hate crimes against the transgender community.

    Over the next week, HRC will raise up the voices of transgender community leaders and advocates to bring attention to the continued fight for a safer and better future for all members of our community.

    HRC members and supporters will also join with community organizers across the country to pay respect to call attention to the threat of violence our transgender friends and family regularly face.

    To find an event in your area visit www.hrc.org/tdor
    Learn more: http://www.hrc.org
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