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Pics from TG DOR 2009
Pics from the 2009 Transgender Day of Remembrance in San Francisco.
On Friday November 20, 2009 many entities from the Trans community in San Francisco collaborated and held an event at the API Wellness Center in San Francisco called the 11th Annual San Francisco Transgender Day of Remembrance. Many people turned out for the event including Alexandra Byerly from El la program, Senator Mark Leno, Theresa Sparks and plus the many many speakers from the community who simply wanted to pay tribute to all the TG men or women who have been killed.
This year alone at least 100 TG people have been murdered in the world and at least a dozen right here in the United States.
This years theme is "appreciating those whose journey has come to an end this past year."
The event culminated with a march through the Tenderloin which was hosted by the group "One Struggle One Fight."
Special Thanks to Dominique for the great altar.
...were able to share and Carol Leigh of SWOP paid tribute to Kitty Kastro the former Hostess of Tranny Talk TV.
...hosted a march through the Tenderloin.
...the leader in gaining civil rights for TG folks, some people from society remain hostile towards them.
...of Turk and Taylor is there as a tribute to the riots that took place at the former Compton's Cafeteria.