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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013
Every year at this time, the transgender community stops to remember those that we lost to violence over the last year.  Since 1999, the 20th of November is set aside for the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. As I sit here in my comfortable apartment in the Western suburbs of Chicago, I try to hold... Read more »

United Nations vote to protect Gay and Transgender Individuals

United Nations vote to protect Gay and Transgender Individuals
The United Nations finally is getting it right.  In the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, a draft resolution has been passed, by a clear majority that will bring protection of life regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Human rights has long been a hot bed of discussion and dissension for the United... Read more »

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance
Since 1999, November 20th is set aside as Transgender Day of Remembrance.  It is a day where we stop and remember the transgender individuals from around the world that lost their lives to violence.  The first TDOR was held in San Francisco to remember the life of Rita Hester who was murdered on November 28th... Read more »
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    Meggan Sommerville is a Christian transgender woman with a heart for educating others about the transgender community and her faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ. Her career life has taken her on a variety of adventures, from being a veterinary technician in the Western burbs of Chicago to being an EMT/Paramedic, EMS instructor, and a paid on call firefighter for Bolingbrook , Illinois. Since 1998, she has been the frame shop manager for a national craft retailer. You can contact Meggan via email at Transgirlatcross@aol.com or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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