Gwendolyn Ann Smith
Gwendolyn Ann Smith is the founder of the Remembering Our Dead Web project and the Transgender Day of Remembrance, and has been a transgender advocate for over 20 years. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area. She can be reached on Twitter at @gwenners.
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Thursday, November 20, 2014
Why We Still Need Trans Day of Remembrance
In 1998, spurred on by the murder of Rita Hester in Allston, Mass., I founded the Remembering Our Dead web project to chronicle those lost at the hands of anti-transgender violence. In 1999 the project launched the Transgender Day of Remembrance . The first TDOR took place in only two cities,...