Because of the appallingly high number of extremely violent murders of transpeople and people perceived by their attackers to be gender variant, an annual commemoration takes place on November 20th.
Too many times these deaths are mourned by no one, as so many transpeople are rejected by their friends, family, and communities. Many transpeople move from small towns or cities to avoid persection, only to find more of the same in large urban areas.
Too many times, the people who are left behind - members of the transcommunity - are forced to carry the weight of this pain alone.
It's time for those of us who believe in social justice to stand along with out trans sisters and brothers, to support them in their pain, to assist them in their battles, and to welcome them into our communities, and to join their communities.
Please come show up for this event, and join in the march and rally after.