TransPALS' annual event to mark the international Transgender Day of Remembrance. Join us for readings, music, and to hear the names and remember all trans people who lost their lives over the last year. TDOR lets us remember and raise awareness of hate crimes against trans people. From its beginnings in the United States in 1999, events to commemorate the day are now held in over 180 cities in over 20 countries. All welcome, just come to the main Town Hall entrance. Please arrive from 2:30 for a 3pm start.
Trans Dayof Remembrance
The Trans Day of Remembrance is held every year on the 20th of November to remember transgendered people who have been murdered during the previous year. Croydon's ceremony was held on Saturday the 19th in Bernard Weatherill House. There was also a display in Croydon Library for the week leading up to the 19th.
More details to follow.
1pm for 2pm start. Organised by TransPALS together with Aurora. The Ceremony of Remembrance, in which a candle is lit in remembrance of each named murder victim, will be in a quiet, private space in Bernard Weatherill House with music and poetry. After the ceremony there will be a time to meet socially over refreshments. Please phone Rachel: 07918 602 333 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org so we have an idea of numbers.
Trans Day of Remembrance every year is commemorated on the 20th of November. In Croydon there will be a display in the Central Library from 16th-21st (Mon to Sat.) Main event on the 21st. Other events are planned in London and around the country
Organised by TransPALS and Aurora. The Ceremony of Remembrance, a candle lit for each named murder victim, will be in a private space in Bernard Weatherill House. There will be music and poetry.Contributions ? After there will be a social with refreshments. Please let Ray know if you are coming or wish to give details for inclusion in the service.07918 602 333, or e-mail email@example.com.
Croydon's TDOR event is being held on the Saturday after the actual day, so that more people can come to it. Optionally meet at 1pm for lunch at Croydon Clocktower Cafe. The ceremony starts at 2pm on the first floor of the Library. For more details, see www.tdor.org.uk/2014-events.
Remember trans people throughout the world who have suffered by murder or suicide.
Members of Aurora and Croydon Trans Group planted bulbs at the Mayfield Playground, Thornton Heath, in anticipation of this year's Trans Day of Remembrance, as a living memorial to those who had died as a result of transphobia.
Commemorating trans people worldwide who have been murdered over the last 12 months.