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Trans* Day of Remembrance

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November 20, 2013

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The event is held in November to honor Rita Hester, whose murder on November 28th, 1998 kicked off the “Remembering Our Dead” web project and a San Francisco candlelight vigil in 1999. Rita Hester’s murder — like most anti-transgender murder cases — has yet to be solved. Read more.

Transgender Day Of Rememberance Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/events/135497773258086/

Tips for hosting a successful Day of Remembrance event

http://www.transgenderdor.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/tips-on-how-to-hold-a-successful-tdor2.pdf

Remembering…

New figures published 17 May 2013 show 78 trans people were murdered in 13 countries from 1 January to 30 April this year. – Read more.

 

Dwayne "Gully Queen." Jones (Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Dwayne “Gully Queen.” Jones (Montego Bay, Jamaica)

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him out of the house at the age of 14 but also helped jeering neighbors push the youngster from the rough Jamaican slum where he grew up.  Read more

 

Kelly Young (Baltimore, MD USA)

Kelly Young (Baltimore, MD USA)

Police say 29-year-old Rodney Little, who identifies as Kelly Young, was shot in a home in the 2200-block of Barclay Street early Wednesday morning. She was found on the floor suffering from a gunshot wound and transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Read more.

 

Yung LT (Milwaukee, WI USA)

Yung LT (Milwaukee, WI USA)

Milwaukee Police Sergeant Mark Stanmeyer told reporters yesterday that the department has called off the search for the body of Evon Young (better known as Yung LT), a transgender rapper who was allegedly murdered ealier this year. According to Milwaukee’s TMJ4, police spent three weeks searching the landfill where the alleged killers had told them they dumped Young’s body after murdering him. Read more

 

Gaye (Istanbul, Turkey)

Following suit of a disturbing trend of anti-trans violence in Turkey, authorities discovered a transgender woman dead in her Istanbul apartment Monday night.

The murder marks the fourth homicide of a trans individual in the past seven months in Turkey. The exact cause of death of the woman, who has only been identified as Gaye, is currently pending investigation. Read more

 

Dora Özer (Aydin, Turkey)

Dora Özer (Aydin, Turkey)

Police in Aydin, Turkey are investigating the murder of a 24-year-old transgender woman who was stabbed to death at her home on Tuesday. Dora Özer was found dead by her housemate, and is the latest victim of a spate of transphobic violence in the country. Read more

 

Cecilia Marahouse (Fortaleza, Brazil)

Cecilia Marahouse (Fortaleza, Brazil)

According to the ‘Guerrilla Angel Report’ blog site, it is claimed the victim, named by the site as Cecilia Marahouse, worked as a performer and that the shooting took place near Fortaleza, north-eastern Brazil, on 11 January 2013. Read more

Image http://www.pinknews.co.uk/images/2013/01/Cecillia-Marahouse-CREDIT-Lexi-Cannes.jpg

 

Laura Aguilar (Rio Grande, Argentina)

Laura Aguilar (Rio Grande, Argentina)

Trans activist Laura Aguilar stabbed to death in Rio Grande, Argentina during an apparent domestic dispute with her ex-partner Carlos Humbeto Traberg. According to TransGriot, Aguilar was among the first under the new Argentine Gender ID law to get an ID change. She is being remembered by her activist friends for her pioneering role. Read more.

 

Diana Martinez (Monterrey, Mexico)

Diana Martinez (Monterrey, Mexico)

According to a social media post, a trans woman was murdered in Monterrey, Mexico this week. Diana Martinez was shot 4 times inside the Hotel Colon by a single gunman according to a witness.

The same report said another trans woman was brutally murdered in Hidalgo a few days earlier.

 

Mylène (Haute-Vienne ,France)

Mylène (Haute-Vienne ,France)

Thursday evening firefighters responding to a call from friends found  Mylène, a transgender woman in her Couzeix residence around 8:30 apparently the victim of an attack. Couzeix is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in western France. Read more.

MCC is a Partner of TDOR Unite!

Join Transgender Day of Remembrance Unite!

We are a multi-racial, multi-faith, multi-generational coalition of people with diverse gender experiences, joining forces in 2013.

We are uniting around our concern for the violence against women and transgender people — and that particular targeting of transgender women of color that is so evident on November 20 each year.

We also delight in the spiritual vitality of transgender communities around the world — with a commitment to unite across lines of age, race, culture, class, nationality, worldview and spiritual tradition.

http://www.tdorunite.org/

Resources

Coming Out as a Trans-gender Person http://mccchurch.org/?wpfb_dl=366

Transsexual Road Map http://www.tsroadmap.com/index.html

HRC Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

Coming Out as Transgender http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/transgender-visibility-guide

COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.

For LGBTQ Parents

Transgender Europe

http://www.tgeu.org/  Transgender Europe envisions a Europe free from all discrimination – especially including discrimination on grounds of gender identity and gender expression; a Europe where transgender people are respected and valued, a Europe where each and every person can freely choose to live in whichever gender they prefer, without interference.

Books for Young Transgender People

Choir Boy by Charlie Anders (2005)

Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers by Chris Beam (2008)

Branded T. by Rosalyne Blumenstein (2003)

Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us by Kate Bornstein (1995).

Hello Cruel World by Kate Bornstein (2006)

My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You or Something Else Entirely by Kate Bornstein (1997)

She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan (2003)

London Reign by A. C. Britt (2007)

Body Alchemy: Transsexual Portraits by Loren Cameron (1996)

Films for Young Transgender People

Beautiful Boxer(2005) 118 minutes, Not Rated

Beautiful Daughters (2006), Rated TV-14

Boy I Am(2006) 72 minutes, Not Rated

Boys Don’t Cry (1999) 118 minutes, Rated R

The Brandon Teena Story (2008) 88 minutes , Not Rated [a documentary on the story that led to the film Boys Don’t Cry]

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) 91 minutes, Rated R

Just Call Me Kade (2002), Not Rated

Ma Vie en Rose (My Life in Pink) (1997) 88 minutes, Rated R

No Dumb Questions(2004) 24 minutes, Not Rated

Normal (2003) 110 minutes, Not Rated

Safe “T” Lessons: HIV Prevention for the Transgender Community (1996), Not Rated

Soldier’s Girl (2003) 112 minutes, Rated R

Southern Comfort(2001) 90 minutes, Not Rated

Straightlaced: How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up (2009) 67 minutes, Not Rated

Transamerica (2006) 103 minutes, Rated R

Transgeneration (2005) 272 minutes, Not Rated

Trantasia (2006) 92 minutes, Not Rated

Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006) 98 minutes, Not Rated

XXy (2008) 91 minutes, Not Rated

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Coming Out As Sacrament Rev. Dr. Mona West  MCC read here

Rev. Brendan Boone for the Many Voices Video Campaign from Many Voices on Vimeo.

Instructions For Placards
Instructions For Placards
Instructions for Placards.docx
Date Updated: 12 November 2013
MCC Congregational TDOR Media Advisory - Send 3 Days In Advance
MCC Congregational TDOR Media Advisory - Send 3 Days In Advance
MCC Congregational TDOR Media Advisory - send 3 days in advance.doc
Date Updated: 12 November 2013
MCC Congregational TDOR Media Release - DAY OF EVENT
MCC Congregational TDOR Media Release - DAY OF EVENT
MCC Congregational TDOR Media Release - DAY OF EVENT.doc
Date Updated: 12 November 2013

Placards

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Adan
Adan
Adan.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Angel
Angel
Angel.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Ashley
Ashley
Ashley.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Camila
Camila
Camila.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Cece
Cece
Cece.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Dalvelei
Dalvelei
Dalvelei.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Daniel
Daniel
Daniel.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Dom
Dom
Dom.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Dwayne
Dwayne
Dwayne.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Evon
Evon
Evon.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
EYrika
EYrika
EYrika.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Fabio
Fabio
Fabio.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Feitosa
Feitosa
Feitosa.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Fernanda
Fernanda
Fernanda.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Gaye
Gaye
Gaye.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Islan
Islan
Islan.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Joales
Joales
Joales.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Joeima
Joeima
Joeima.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Jorge
Jorge
Jorge.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Karen
Karen
Karen.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Kelly
Kelly
Kelly.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Monica
Monica
Monica.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Mylene
Mylene
Mylene.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Naomi
Naomi
Naomi.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Natalia
Natalia
Natalia.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Nicole G
Nicole G
Nicole G.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
NotReportedorRecgonized
NotReportedorRecgonized
NotReportedorRecgonized.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Octavio
Octavio
Octavio.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Palmira
Palmira
Palmira.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Rafael
Rafael
Rafael.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Renato
Renato
Renato.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Rose
Rose
Rose.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Stephanie
Stephanie
Stephanie.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Tiffany
Tiffany
Tiffany.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unidentified 1
Unidentified 1
Unidentified 1.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unidentified 2
Unidentified 2
Unidentified 2.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unidentified 3
Unidentified 3
Unidentified 3.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unidentified 4
Unidentified 4
Unidentified 4.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unidentified 5
Unidentified 5
Unidentified 5.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unidentified Child
Unidentified Child
Unidentified Child.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unknown 1
Unknown 1
Unknown 1.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Unknown Woman
Unknown Woman
Unknown Woman.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Valeria
Valeria
Valeria.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Wagner Paula Rod
Wagner Paula Rod
Wagner Paula Rod.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013
Yeison
Yeison
Yeison.pdf
Date Updated: 8 November 2013

Resources

 Commemoration & Candle Light Vigil Bulletin
Commemoration & Candle Light Vigil Bulletin
Commemoration & Candle Light Vigil Bulletin.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Commemoration & Candle Light Vigil Commentary
Commemoration & Candle Light Vigil Commentary
Commemoration & Candle Light Vigil Commentary.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Commemoration & Candlelight Vigil Script
Commemoration & Candlelight Vigil Script
Commemoration & Candlelight Vigil Script.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Congregational Press Release
Congregational Press Release
MCC Congregational TDOR Press Release.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Day of Remembrance Flyer - Candles (B&W)
Day of Remembrance Flyer - Candles (B&W)
TDOR Flyer w-Candles (Black and White).docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Day of Remembrance Flyer - Votive Candles
Day of Remembrance Flyer - Votive Candles
TDOR Flyer with Votive Candles (Color).docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Day of Remembrance Flyer - Votive Candles (B&W)
Day of Remembrance Flyer - Votive Candles (B&W)
TDOR Flyer w- Votive Candles (B&W).docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Example Order of Worship
Example Order of Worship
Order of Worship Example.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Example Worship Service
Example Worship Service
Example Worship Service.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Sample Service Guide & Layout
Sample Service Guide & Layout
Sample Service Guide and Layout.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Single Page Information Sheet
Single Page Information Sheet
DOR2007SingleSheet.pdf 9.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Small Flyer
Small Flyer
TDOR Small Flyer w- Candles in a circle (B&W).docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Tips for hosting a Day of Remembrance event
Tips for hosting a Day of Remembrance event
Tips for hosting a DOR Event.pdf.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Homily
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Homily
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Homily.doc
Date Updated: 12 November 2013
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Service
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Service
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Service.doc
Date Updated: 12 November 2013
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Service
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Service
Trans DOR 2013 Sample Service(2).doc
Date Updated: 12 November 2013
Vigil Liturgy
Vigil Liturgy
TDOR Vigil Liturgy.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Vigil Liturgy Bulletin
Vigil Liturgy Bulletin
TDOR Vigil Liturgy Bulletin .doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012
Worship Service Example Bulletin
Worship Service Example Bulletin
Worship Service Example Bulletin.doc.docx
Date Updated: 11 November 2012