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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Bradford 2013

Date: 
Wednesday 20 November 2013, 4:45pm
Town: 
Bradford
Description: 
TDoR reception - by invitation
Venue: 
Bradford Town Hall
Address: 
Centenary Square Bradford
Postcode: 
BD1 1HY
Organised by: 

Trans+ve

Further information: 

The Deputy Lord Mayor
(Councillor Joanne Dodds)

requests the pleasure of your company

at a Civic Reception in recognition of the
Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR)
“Remembering those who lost their lives to anti-transgender violence and discrimination”

on Wednesday 20th November 2013 at 16.45
in Centenary Square, City Hall, Bradford

NB: Please advise of any particular dietary or access
requirements when responding

RSVP as soon as possible please to –
Mrs Loraine Radcliffe, Lord Mayor’s Office
2nd Floor, City Hall, Bradford, BD1 1HY
(Telephone 01274 432276 – e.mail Loraine.radcliffe@bradford.gov.uk)

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5:00pm Welcome by Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr Joanne Dodds
followed by a procession to the banqueting suite.

5:10pm Meeting with the Trans Community, Light refreshments served

5:30pm Opening remark, Janice Simpson, Strategic Director for Adults and Community Services, Bradford Council

5:40pm Reply and thanks Julia Grant (Author)

5:50pm The Significance of November 20th and the Important of the Pledge
Jaqui Gavin, National chair of A: gender

6:00pm Trans Partners and Friends, Elsa Tweedale, Trans +ve

6:10pm Parents of Trans children - Yvonne Coghill OBE, NHS

6.20pm Invisible victims – Trans Suicide – Davina Cockshott

6:30pm The Experience of the local trans community, Lee Gale, Trans Bare All
Introduction to his research and launching the training manual and programme.

6:40pm The Pledge, Saorsa Tweedale, Trans +ve

6:55pm closing remarks

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The Trans Day of Remembrance FREEDOM Pledge:

* To have zero tolerance to Transphobia

* To pro-actively work towards a trans-inclusive, trans-friendly and
Trans-positive working and social environment

* To work with and alongside the trans-community,
to develop inclusive policies and practices

* To commit to raising awareness of Trans issues through
education, training and inclusivity

We will endeavour to implement the above within our organisations, to address Trans related issues within our policies, procedures and practices.

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