Transgender Day of Remembrance 2005: Boston
Sunday November 20
4:00 pm: MTPC Transgender Town Hall Meeting
7:00 pm: Transgender Day Of Remembrance Gathering
The Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St, Copley Square, Boston
The Comunity Church is located near the Copley stop on the Green line and the Back Bay station on the Orange line. It is across the street from the Copley Square plaza, next to CVS on Boylston.
The event is wheelchair accessible.
For more information, please visit www.masstpc.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 617-983-0219
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Transgender Town Hall Meeting
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Sponsored by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), and open to everyone. This a free event for transgender and allied communities to network, give feedback, share resources and get updates on the work of MTPC local, state, and national policy efforts. We will be talking about moving forward on a state-wide non-discrimination law for gender identity and gender expression. Members of MTPC will present. No photographs/video/audio recording will be permitted without approval of MTPC.
Transgender Day of Remembrance Gathering
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Along with over 200 other locations around the world, the transgender community, friends, allies, family, and any interested others will gather for this evening to reflect, mourn, and speak out about our victims of violence and hatred.
The evening will include a program of short presentations by poets, activists, and community members. This will be followed by a community speak out, followed by a candlelight vigil in the Copley Plaza (no march this year). Light refreshments will be served in the church after.
Community sponsors include:
- Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
- Tiffany Club of New England
- Gender Education and Media (producers of GenderTalk Radio)
- Fenway Community Health Center
- The GLBT Health Access Project, a program of JRI Health
- TransCEND (Transgender Care & Education While Negotiating Diversity), a new program of Cambridge Cares About AIDS