What Is Transgender Day of Remembrance — and How Can You Support the Trans Community?

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For over two decades, the trans community and their allies have observed Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20. With social media raising our collective awareness of the annual observance, it has gained more widespread support and acknowledgment in recent years. Here, we’re delving into the origins of Transgender Day of Remembrance and outlining several ways you can support the trans community — during Transgender Awareness Week and all year long. 

Content Warning: Please be aware that there are mentions of instances of anti-trans violence in this article.