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 www.transgenderdor.org.

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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Manchester 2012

Date: 
Sunday 25 November 2012, 3:45pm
Town: 
Manchester
Description: 
Vigil
Venue: 
Sackville Park
Address: 
off Canal Street, Manchester
Further information: 

Each year a day is set aside to honour the memory of all those trans people killed by violence every year and to affirm our resolve to report transphobic crime.

There will be a candlelit minute's silence and reading of the names of the deceased by the Beacon of Hope and will last for approximately one hour. All are welcome; feel free to bring a candle, flowers or another appropriate tribute. After the vigil if you'd like to stay around and socialise we will be heading to Taurus on Canal Street.

If you wish to volunteer to read the list of names, would like to read a poem or speech, or require any other information, please contact us via email at manchestertgdor@gmail.com

People are encouraged to share this Facebook event so that others may join but may I remind you that this event is public and anybody can see that you are attenting / in the invite list. As such, please be careful who you 'invite' as you may risk unintentionally outing someone who does not wish to be.