Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to honor transgender people who were killed because of their transgender identity. The event began in November to honor Rita Hester, whose murder in 1998 kicked off the Remembering Our Dead web project and a San Francisco candlelight vigil.
Ohio TDOR events:
- Cincinnati — Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
Hebrew Union College
3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45223
7 p.m. —9 p.m.
- Columbus — Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
King Avenue United Methodist Church
299 King Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43201
7 p.m. — 9 p.m.
The venue is handicap accessible. The vigil will be ASL interpreted.
- Cleveland — Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
Cleveland Justice Center
1200 Ontario St., Cleveland, Ohio 44113
This event begins at 5:45 p.m. at the Justice Center with a short vigil and silent march to Cleveland City Hall.
Visit the TDOR website to find an event in your area.