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Transgender Day Of Remembrance Vigil

Transgender Day Of Remembrance Vigil, Metro LGBTQ Wellness Center - Saint Petersburg - 2227 Central Avenue - St. Petersburg
Category: Hobby
Date: Wednesday November 20, 2019, 7:00pm
Place: Metro LGBTQ Wellness Center - Saint Petersburg - 2227 Central Avenue - St. Petersburg
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Transgender Day of Remembrance was started by transgender activist Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a way to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The vigil celebrated the lives of all transgender people who lost their lives to violence that year. The Transgender Day of Remembrance has grown into an annual nationwide memorial for the transgender community. 

Mayoral Proclamation to be read at 7 PM. Candles will be provided, but please bring your own if possible.

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