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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Edinburgh 2012

Tuesday 20 November 2012, 10:15pm
Creative workshop
City Art Centre
2 Market Street, Edinburgh
Organised by: 

Scottish Transgender Alliance

Further information: 

This TDoR event takes the form of a creative workshop which will be a chance for transgender people and their allies to create something in celebration of trans lives, to challenge hatred, and to express what TDoR means to them. The group will be guided through some activities and discussions to create their own pieces: we will be using trans activism resources as well as our own stories and responses to create poems with 'found' elements (words and phrases taken from other writing), which can take the form of performance pieces, collages, or written words.

People of any level of writing ability and knowledge of trans issues are welcome; the workshop will be relaxed, informal and inclusive.

The event will be run as a safe space, so respect is the main criteria for participating. Participants will have the chance (if they would like to) to read their pieces (or to have someone else read them) at the remembrance service at Augustine United Church on Saturday 24th November at 7pm. Booking is preferable so that we can plan for number of workshop participants.