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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


Filed under News, Showcase

“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...

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

December 8, 2016


Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase

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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Transgender Day of Remembrance