"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

Author: RodneyBmore

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