TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

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Grant rest eternal in blessed repose, O Lord,

to the souls of Thy servants who have fallen asleep,

and may their memory be eternal.

Memory eternal. Αἰωνία ἡ μνήμη. Вѣчная память. Veșnica pomenire.

November 20 is observed every year as the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Statistics show that, among LGBTQI people, transgender persons face a disproportionately high incidence of violence, murder, and suicide. Studies also show the direct and indirect complicity of religious ideologies in creating and perpetuating a social climate in which these tragedies take place far too often.

May their memory be eternal.

Click Here for a Transgender Suicide Hotline in the US and Canada
Click Here for Information on Transgender Risks of Violence, Murder, and Suicide
Click Here to Feed the Homeless on Christmas in Memory of Our Departed Transgender Brothers and Sisters