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Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil brings awareness to the violent deaths of transgender people

Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil brings awareness to the violent deaths of transgender people

Jake Zucker, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

“Zakaria Fry.” “Eduarda Figueiredo.” “Unknown name.” “Thalita de Silva.” “Kristina.” These were just five of the 309 names that rang out during a solemn vigil held on Thursday, Nov. 29 during X-block in the atrium. These five individuals, and at least 304 others, have been killed in t...

GSA holds vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance

GSA holds vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Emma Kahn, News Writing Editor

December 1, 2017

On Thurs. Nov. 30, the GSA installed a large art piece in the atrium and held a vigil there during X-block in memory of people in the trans community who were victims of homophobic violence. ...

Purposeful clubs at the school fight for feminist values

Purposeful clubs at the school fight for feminist values

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

Multiple clubs at the high school have an underlying feminist agenda. These clubs include the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA), the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL Pro-Choice) and Students Against Human Trafficking (SAHT). All three provide a space for students to discuss feminist issues ...

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

December 8, 2016

Below, students and staff alike read the names of the 87 transgender people who were murdered in 2016. The Gender-Sexuality Alliance hosted their Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil during X-block on Dec. 7, 2016. Click on the audio below to hear the reading of the names at the vigil. ...

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