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National Transgender Day of Remembrance:

Grace Stowell, executive director of the Boston Alliance of Gay & Lesbian Youth, on her gender evolution, and serving transgender youth

Kathleen and Diana Hester, mother and sister of murdered TS Rita Hester, on their experience of loss and what this community event means to them

Ethan St. Pierre, transman whose aunt Debra Forte was murdered in 1995, shares some of his personal experience

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00:00 Introduction
08:16 Question of the week:
Question: " You have not mentioned the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination ruling that transgender people are covered under state law on October 10, 2001 or did i miss it. I got this from transgender law and policy web site. " (from: Kim, Charlton City, MA)
Question: " Please this is urgent, I am a 18 year old senior and i steal bras, panties, and lingerie from my mom and from the victorias secret store in my mall. Does this mean I am gay or just love to wear women's clothing. " (from: Al, Manassas)
15:33 Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News
34:41 Grace Stowell, executive director of the Boston Alliance of Gay & Lesbian Youth (BAGLY), talks with us about her identity, its complexity, and how it has changed through the years. We talked with her about upcoming Day of Remembrance events in the Boston area, and about BAGLY and serving transgender youth.
59:42 Special Message
60:28 Diana & Kathleen Hester, sister and mother of murdered transsexual Rita Hester, share some of their feelings about their loss and the National Transgender Day of Remembrance. Rita Hester was found stabbed to death in her apartment in Brighton, Massachusetts, on the morning of November 28, 1998. She had been brutally murdered the night before, stabbed repeatedly and beaten about the head and shoulders. A candlelight vigil held for Rita by an ad hoc committee of friends, family and activists drew over 250 people and inspired the annual observance of a National Transgender Day of Remembrance.
70:42 Boston area (and national) announcements
73:27 Ethan St. Pierre, transman whose trans aunt Debra Forte was murdered in 1995, joins us to talk about his family's loss and his personal experience. Ethan has previously appeared on GenderTalk as Kathy St. Pierre, where (then) she told (then) her aunt's story on GenderTalk #208 (5/31/99).
Ethan also talks about his own gender journey. Previously, On GenderTalk #297 (2/12/01), Ethan talked about his loving relationship with trans woman Karen Martin.
87:58 End
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