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UK organisations to mark Trans Day of Remembrance this weekend

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  1. Florentina Diacu 18 Nov 2011, 11:59am

    Hi. TrustLaw, a Thomson Reuters Foundation service also launched a ‘special coverage’ multimedia package to mark the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.Please have a look here:http://www.trust.org/trustlaw/news/special-coverage-transgender-day-of-remembrance/

  2. Christine Burns 18 Nov 2011, 12:02pm

    How could you omit mention of Manchester’s vigil?

    For those who can’t make it to their nearest event there is this online memorial which I released last year:

    http://podcast.plain-sense.co.uk/2010/11/10/the-annual-international-transgender-day-of-remembrance/

  3. It’s sad that this isn’t even big news. Stuff like this should make people, especially LGBT organisations that supposedly include the T, wake up and realise we should be drawing a lot more attention to – and doing a lot more for – transgender issues than we currently are, otherwise future tragedies like these will continue to pass unnoticed and unchallenged.

  4. Felix Garnet-Simister 18 Nov 2011, 1:49pm

    Over 500 of us on the list this year since TGDOR began. On average we lose one a week. Of course, that’s only the deaths that are recognized and recorded. So many on the list of those remembered have never been identified.

  5. Boys will be girls and girls will be boys who all deserve to live like anybody else God created.

  6. CroydonGuy 18 Nov 2011, 8:51pm

    If I’ve missed an event, I’m very sorry. (I did ask Manchester, honest.) Please go to http://www.tgdor.org.uk – Contact Us – and give me the details, pictures, links etc.

    webmaster

  7. essexgirlbecky 18 Nov 2011, 10:12pm

    Hi Keith. I see you continue to suffer from an obscene lack of good taste and that you still continue to derive sexual pleasure from the excretory functions of other people’s bodies. As a special favour to you, I have forwarded your post to the Metropolitan Police, who are looking forward to visiting you and offering you the opportunity of a little more time in which you can indulge in your auto erotic fantasies. About six months ought to do it.

    1. jamestoronto 19 Nov 2011, 12:41am

      @ essexgirlbecky

      Beautifully said. I just lambasted the twirp on the LGBT History month/Sports blog. I think I got a bit carried away. I am afraid “our hapless soul” is into the bottle tonight since he seems to be equally and inarticulately repulsive all over PN to-day.

    2. @ essexgirlbecky

      Keith is the glorious product of the famous “ex-gay conversion” of the idiot-belt in the US. He thinks he’s cured…. be he can’t seem to understand why he comes in here and talks obsessively about gay sex. Funny that….

  8. jamestoronto 19 Nov 2011, 12:53am

    One day. Some day. These Remembrance Vigils will be of events that happened not last week, not last month, not last year but in commemoration of the suffering that so many endured in centuries past. Call it stupid but it is my own stupid, as we say here.

  9. Everyone should mark Trans Remembrance Day

  10. Hi, actually the list of 18 people you mention on the Transgender day of Remembrance site is well out of date. Please go to

    http://www.transrespect-transphobia.org/uploads/downloads/TMM/TvT%20TMM%20TDOR%202011%20Name%20list.pdf

    to see the up-to-date list, which includes 221 names of people known to have been killed by transphobia. Please also come to the London TDoR which is at 4.30 in 52 Gower Street.

  11. Here in Canada, we are remembering transgenders whose name we ,and those whose names we will never know at:

    Calgary, Edmundton, Lethridge, Nelson, Vancouver, Halifax, Sackville, Saskatoon, Guelph, Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal.

  12. … whose names we know…

  13. Keith...HIV free always! 21 Nov 2011, 5:29pm

    “This may surprise you Keith, but not all gay men have anal sex!”
    Not all padophiles go on to abuse children either but it is still wrong to foster an attraction toward children rather than fight it!.
    “‘Judge others and you will be judged. Judge not and you will not be Judged.’ ”
    You should read things in context. The passage is about fault finding in others where your own faults are greater. Judges werte set up in the BOOK OF JUDGES in the bible to PASS JUDGEMENT on wrongdooers. The bible also said not to cover over or conceal gross sin. Jude 7 and many others identify buggery and homosexuality as gross sin. Psalm 97:10 says to hate what is bad.
    You however, appear to be identified in the following passage…
    GOD’S WORD® Translation (©1995)
    “A time will come when people will not listen to accurate teachings. Instead, they will follow their own desires and surround themselves with teachers who tell them what they want to hear.”
    (2 Timothy 4:3)

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