Trans Day of Remembrance UK

Remembering those who have died because of transphobia

The changing display at the right depicts a few of those who died in 2016 as a result of transphobia. For a full list see

Jasmine Sierra
Jasmine Sierra
Veronica Banks Cano, mid 50s
Veronica Banks Cano, mid 50s
Maya Young, aged 25
Demarkis Stansberry, aged 30
Kedaroe/Kandicee Johnson, aged 16
Kedaroe/Kandicee Johnson, aged 16
Quartney Davia Dawsonn-Yochum, aged 32.
Quartney Davia Dawsonn-Yochum aged 32
Shante Isaac aged 43
Shante Isaac, aged 43
Kayonna Blakeney, aged 22.
Kayonna Blakeney, aged 22
Tyreece ‘Reecey’ Walker, aged 32
Tyreece 'Reecey' Walker, aged 32
Mercedes Successful aged 32
Mercedes Successful, aged 32
Amos Beede aged 38
Amos Beede, 38 years old
'Goddess' Diamond, aged 38
Goddess Diamond, aged 38
Dee Whighham, a nurse aged 25
Dee Whigham, aged 25
Skye Mockiabee, aged 26
Skye Mockiabee, aged 26
Erykah Tijerina, aged 36
Erykah Tijerina, aged 36
Rae Lynn Thomas, aged 28
Rae Lynn Thomas, aged 28
Tamara Dominguez, aged 36
Tamara Dominguez, aged 36
TT (T.T. Saffore), 20s or 30s
TT (T.T. Saffore), late 20s or early 30s
Crystal Edmunds, aged 32
Crystal Edmonds, aged 32
Jazz Alford, aged 30
Jazz Alford, aged 30

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Liverpool 2015

Friday 20 November 2015, 3:00pm
Trans* Day of Remembrance
Museum of Liverpool
Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool
L3 1DG
Organised by: 

HOMOTOPIA and The Museum of Liverpool

Further information: 

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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