Transgender Day of Remembrance
Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on November 20. This day was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to transphobia, anti-transgender hatred, or prejudice.
In 2011, The QRC hosted a week of events in observence of this day of awareness from Thursday, November 17 – Tuesday, November 22:
- Trans & Genderqueer Social
- Sexuality and Gender in the Middle East
- “TransGender” Film Showing and Discussion
- Talk: "Sex & Gender: Navigating Relationships"
On the 18th, the 5 Undergraduate Claremont Colleges held a candelight vigil. Students met at Hoch-Shanahan at Harvey Mudd College where they lit candels and slowly walked through the rest of the 5Cs gathering students and growing in size as they went. The vigil ended at The QRC, where light refereshments were served as students discussed transgender issues and awareness, sharing their reflections on the evening.
Please return for information abotu our 2012 TDOR events.