Trans Day of Remembrance Resources

International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

According to the HRC, in 2023 eighty-eight percent of victims were transgender people of color, 52% were Black transgender women, 72% were killed with a gun, and 48% were misgendered or dead-named by authorities or the press.

Local Resources:

Trans Community of New England (TCNE)

Boston Area Trans Support (BATS)

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

Boston Alliance for Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Youth (BAGLY)

Transgender Emergency Fund 

Trans Resistance MA


National Resources: 

National Center for Transgender Equality

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Black Trans Advocacy Coalition

Trans Latina Coalition


Transgender Awareness Week celebrates the trans community, elevates trans voices and experiences, and builds awareness of discrimination and violence that affect transgender people and communities.

Some TGNC Books to Check Out

  • The Risk it Takes to Bloom: On Life and Liberation by Raquel Willis
  • Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
  • Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe 
  • Redefining Realness by Janet Mock 
  • When Aidan Became a Brother by Kaylani Juanita 
  • The Belly of the Beast by Da’Shaun L. Harrison 

Trans Visibility: TGNC Accounts to Follow

Alok Vaid-Menon (they/them)| Poet. Comedian. Speaker. Author | IG @alokvmenon 

Imara Jones (she/her) | Journalist. Activist. Podcaster | IG @imara_jones_ 

Chella Man (he/they) | Author. Director. Model. Artist. | IG @chellaman