In Atlanta, two events scheduled to honor TDOR on Thursday include one hosted by Emory University Office of LGBT Life and the other sponsored by Atlanta’s Human Rights Campaign chapter and Lambda Legal. A new event this year for Atlanta is also planned for Nov. 21, named the Trans Day of Resilience.
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Commemoration of Transgender Day of Remembrance Thursday, Nov. 20 7-8 p.m. Sponsor: Emory University Office of LGBT Life The event will include education, awareness, and community building while memorializing victims of transphobic violence. Speakers from Emory’s LGBT community will also speak about their experiences. The focus of the hour will be the reading the names of those killed in 2014. The Little Chapel, Church School Building 1660 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30307
Transgender Day of Remembrance “It’s Time…” Thursday, Nov. 20 7-10 p.m. Sponsors: Human Rights Campaign, Lambda Legal Phillip Rush Center Annex 1530 Dekalb Ave, Atlanta GA 30307 Keynote Speaker: Pastor Maressa Pendermon of Unity Fellowship Church Movement
Trans Day of Resilience Friday, Nov. 21 6-10 p.m. Sponsor: Lambda Legal The Philip Rush Center 1530 DeKalb Ave. Atlanta 30316 This event will include a happy/healthy hour with drinks and hors d’ouevres; an art exhibit; performances; and a film screening of “Black is Blue” with a panel discussion and Q&A with the film’s lead actor, Kingston Faraday.