"If the trans community, allies and LGBTQ organizations reserve one day a year to light candles for…"
“If the trans community, allies and LGBTQ organizations reserve one day a year to light candles for the dead, it’s vital to spend the other days fighting for the living. Otherwise, Transgender Day of Remembrance functions not as a true memorial for the fallen, but merely a way to comfort those who want to end transgender violence but are not inclined to take the difficult steps to eradicate it.”
– Meredith Talusan on how Trans Day of Remembrance should be more than a memorial-–it should be a reason to fight for the trans people living with violence and discrimination year round.
Source: New feed