HOMOTOPIA and The Museum of Liverpool
Join April Ashley MBE, Homotopia, National Museums Liverpool and partners to commemorate Trans Day of Remembrance.
At 3pm the Director of the Museum of Liverpool, Janet Dugdale, will officially take receipt of the Tim Walker photographic portrait of April Ashley into the permanent MOL collection. This portrait formed part of the 18 month April Ashley; portrait of a lady exhibit at MOL which was visited by over 930,000 people.
At 3.15 there will be a wreath laying ceremony led by representatives from the Trans community and Merseyside Police to commemorate all those who have been victims of Trans Hate Crime globally.
At 3.20 Liverpudlian poet Gerry Potter will perform his poem What Is This Thing Called Gay – which he describes as a salute to the bravery of queers past, present and future.
April Ashley MBE will be conclude the event with a few words.
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