Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honour the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since Rita Hester’s death, and began an important tradition that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.
For people that might be interested there is a:
There will also be a protest/walk on Saturday 19th November starting at Chaplefield gardens and ending up at City Hall. People are encouraged to bring flowers to lay at City Hall in honour of trans lives.
On Sunday 20th November there is a Trans Day of Remembrance Conference with workshops covering the arts, self defence and safety, rights in the justice system and more.
When and where
Date and time
Sun, 20 November 2022, 09:30 – 17:00 GMT @ The Phoenix Centre 132A Mile Cross Road Upper Hellesdon NR3 2LD
The conference is free but you need to book a place by clicking on the above link.