There are 52 names on the list of those who died in the United States due to anti-transgender violence and discrimination since last year's TDOR. More than 90% of them are People of Color. Worldwide there were more than 400 victims. Click here for the list of names and some information about each person. For the worldwide list, check here NOTE: We have updated the list of names read at TDOR to correct Summer Taylor's pronouns. We regret our mistake and appreciate those of you who let us know we made it!
On, Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 from 9 am - 4 pm, please visit the Transgender Support Display on Ne 12th St betweeen Ne 106th St NE and 112th St NE in Bellevue. The display was sponsored by First United Methddist Church of Bellevue, Emerald City Social Club, PFLAG Bellevue/Eastside, and Seattle Progressive Asian American Christians (SPAAC). The City of Bellevue supported the display and affirmed the intent to post all the banners and signs.
For information on First United Methodist and organizations that we partner with in support of and advocacy for LGBTQIA+ people, and some information on what we believe the Bible says about queer people, please click here.
For information on LGBTQIA+ topics of interest here are some good resources:
- GLAAD (Gay and Lesbiain Alliance Against Defamation)
- HRC (The Human Rights Campaign)
- GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network)
- The National Center for Transgender Equality
- The Trevor Project
- Trans Health