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At least 26 trans or gender-nonconforming people have been killed in the U.S. in 2023.

Trans rights sign

At least 26 trans or gender-nonconforming people have been killed in the U.S. in 2023.

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, advocates push for end to transphobic violence

On Trans Day of Remembrance, community members grieve trans people they have lost and celebrate the strength of those still living.

At least 26 trans or gender-nonconforming people have been killed in the U.S. in 2023.

   

At least 26 trans or gender-nonconforming people have been killed in the U.S. this year, the majority of which were Black trans women, according to the Human Rights Campaign. Transgender Day of Remembrance reminds us to pause and mourn these people’s lives — as well as celebrate the resilience of the transgender community.

Reset discusses the meaning and nuances of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

GUEST: Zahara Bassett, founder and CEO of Life Is Work, a West Side social service agency for trans and non-binary people

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