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November 19, 2009

D.C. 2009 Transgender Day of Remembrance

Please join us on Friday, November 20, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. for D.C.'s observance of the 2009 Transgender Day of Remembrance. It will be held at the Metropolitan Community Church at 474 Ridge Street, NW. Here is a description from the organizers:

Join Transgender Health Empowerment, the DC Trans Coalition and others to commemorate the 2009 Trans Day of Remembrance with speakers and a nondenominational ceremony. Snacks will be provided. Speakers include Diego Sanchez, legislative aide to Senator Barney Frank, and Barry Peyton, father of recently murdered Ty'lia "Na Na Boo" Mack.

Contact dctranscoalition@gmail.com if you need help getting to the event, or if you have any questions. The closest metro station is Mt. Vernon Square/7th St. Convention Center (Green/Yellow Line).

You can read DCTC's statement about TDOR here.

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