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2017 Transgender Day of Remembrance

TDOR SF – Trans Day of Remembrance

Monday, November 20th, 2017. Doors open at 5:30, program starts at 6pm at the SF LGBT Center – 1800 Market Street, SF, CA.  

RSVP here or register at the event.

We hope you will join us again on November 20th to honor those we have lost, and build momentum to end the violence against trans and GNC (Gender Non-Conforming) communities.

2017 may be the deadliest year for the trans community ever recorded. Despite increased visibility, trans people continue to be murdered in unprecedented numbers, especially trans women of color.

TDOR is brought to you by a volunteer planning team and community partners including:
Trans Employment Program
SF LGBT Center
and more!

Together we can put an end to the violence against trans people!

TDoR is a genuine tribute to those who have lost their lives to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. This day serves to raise awareness of the abuse and violence faced by the trans community, as well as our families, friends, and cis allies.

The event is accesible, ASL and Spanish Translation will be provided. If you have questions please contuct us at .

The event is free, but we have expenses. If you’d like to help, please donate. If money is not abundant, but you still want to help, please volunteer.

Want to give? Get a T-shirt online and donate.

Thank you.

TDOR 2015, Friday, November 20

#TDoRSF2015 , Transgender Day of Remembrance, San Francisco, 2015

This year’s event will take place on Friday, November 20, 2015.

SF LGBT Center – 1800 Market Street, SF, CA
6pm to 8:30pm

Please join us at the SF LGBT Community Center for the 17th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) on Friday, November 20th, 2015. Transgender Day of Remembrance is a genuine tribute to those who have lost their lives to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. This day serves a purpose to raise awareness of the threat of abuse and violence faced by the transgender community, as well as their families and friends.

What is TDoR?

The number of reported cases of trans-phobic based hate crimes has more than doubled since 1999 when the first TDoR was held in San Francisco on a cold and rainy night. TDoR occurs globally on the 20th of November. This day also acts to bring visibility and momentum to a call to action to end the hatred and ignorance that the transgender community faces daily.


The Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a trans woman who is a graphic designer, columnist, and activist, to memorialize the murder of Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts. Since its inception, TDoR has been held annually on the 20th of November, and quickly evolved from a local gathering started by Smith into an International Day of Action. In 2013, TDoR was observed in over 200 cities throughout more than 20 countries.

We are looking for volunteers to help make this happen! Please contact us at or just click the VOLUNTEER button above. Of course, it costs money to put this on, so if you can, also click the DONATE button above and be generous. Thank you for helping to make this community event happen!

Providing: ASL. Spanish translation, Light beverages and snacks; the SF LGBT Center is wheelchair accessible.

Press contacts: Clair FARLEY
TDoR Planning Committee Chair: Eden WILL