Trans Day of Remembrance

Tuesday November the 20th is International Trans Day of Remembrance, a day when people gather in locations worldwide to memorialise the victims of transphobia. The list of TDoR events in the Uk is below.
Bath, United Kingdom
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
Sunday 18th November 2012 at 6.00pm
at the Central United Reformed Church Halls
Grove Street, Bath, BA2 6PJ.
Information and contact details on our website at www.mccbath.org.uk
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
on Tuesday November 20th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
at The Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
Contact: cheryl@cheryl-morgan.com or via TransBristol on Facebook
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Will hold a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
on Tuesday, November 20th at 2pm
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens (meeting at the Station Road gate, by the War Memorial)
The Gardens are wheelchair-accessible, and wheelchairs are available to loan.
The Gardens contain indoor and outdoor areas; we will choose which to use based
on the weather on the day. Gender-neutral bathrooms are available.
We will read names, and members of the community will give short readings or performances of music
(please get in touch if you would like to be involved). Weather-permitting, we will launch sky lanterns.
Contact: Alex Brett, lgbt-trans@cusu.cam.ac.uk
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Cumbria, England
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
on Tuesday evening the 20th November
We are having Trans Rainbow flags flying in Barrow town centre
for the day, and in the evening, a presentation marking the event,
then a wander around the town.
The evening is being held at:
CADAS
52 Paradise St
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria, England
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
Sunday 18th November 2012
6pm for a 6.30pm start
St Bride’s Liverpool
Percy Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
UK L8 7LT
Contact: open.table@yahoo.co.uk
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Croydon, London, United Kingdom
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
on Saturday 17th November at 8pm
in St Stephens Church Norbury and Thornton Heath.
If you would like to contribute a reading or poetry, please e-mail or tell someone when you arrive.
As last year, we hope to plant flowers in Croydon as a positive memory to those killed.
For more details: www.TDoR.org.uk. The event is supported by Croydon Trans Group www.croydontrans.org.uk and Aurora, Croydon’s LGBT Police Consultation Group www.aurora-croydon.org.uk which contains material about Kellie Telesford under ‘News’.
Contact details trans@lgbtcroydon.org.uk 07801 414887
or info@aurora-croydon.org.uk 07733 286 954.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil
on Sunday the 25th November 2012 at 3.45pm
in Sackville Park (off Canal Street, Manchester).
There will be a candlelit minute’s silence and reading
of the names of the deceased by the Beacon of Hope and will
last for approximately one hour.
All are welcome; feel free to bring a candle, flowers or another
appropriate tribute.
If you wish to volunteer to read the list of names, would like to
read a poem or speech, or require any other information,
please contact us via email at manchestertgdor@gmail.com
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 between 6:00 and 7:00pm
at the church of Christ the Cornerstone in Central Milton Keynes
For further information people can email: transmk@ymail.com
or visit the website: http://transmk.moonfruit.com/
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
We will be holding a candlelit vigil and will have speakers and
messages of support for TgDOR on Tuesday 20th November at 5.30 –
6.15pm. We will be in the Winter Gardens, Surrey Street, Sheffield
City Centre. Contact TransBareAll: transbareall@gmail.com
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance event
on the 20th of November, 7:30pm.
It will be held just outside Southampton Central Library,
close to the Southampton Central railway station.
The plan for the evening includes a candle light vigil,
reading of the names as well as a couple of speeches.
Facebook event for RSVPing can be found athttp://www.facebook.com/events/161331314011326/