TDR, Terrorism, and Binary Thinking


Today is the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day began in 1999 as a vigil remembering those who have been murdered because of their gender identity.  It has grown from a vigil in San Francisco remembering the death of Rita Hester the previous year, into a global observation.

Although reported hate crimes have been in decline since 1991, the transgender community is being killed in increasing numbers.    Here is a list of those who have been killed since Nov. 20, 2014. 

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