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Transgender Community Honors Dead with Day of Remembrance

Originating in San Francisco in 1998, Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes those who were murdered due to anti-transgender prejudice. Local elected officials, including Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker, have been invited to speak at Houston’s 12th annual observance. The evening also includes the traditional reading of the names of local transgender individuals who have been murdered this year. Nov. 20. Reception, 7 p.m.; observance, 8 p.m. University of Houston’s A.D. Bruce Religion Center, Cullen Blvd., Entrance 13 • htuc.org.


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