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LGBTQIA+ Rainbow: Transgender remembrance; read blog history

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Here is the LGBTQIA+ Rainbow Commission newsletter for Novmber.  

Transgender Day of Remembrance was held Nov. 20trans day of remembrance

We teamed up with LexPride to commemorate the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. The virtual event will feature testimony from gender diverse people on their personal experiences with discrimination motivated by antitrans bias and their ideas for preventing anti-trans bias.

Register in advance here. You must register in advance to get a link for the event.

The commission has published a blog post detailing the Boston origins of Transgender Day of Remembrance and what galvanized the community in 1998 related to local media's coverage of Rita Hester's murder. Read the blog post here >>

For more information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All Rainbow Commission meetings and events are open to the public. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need accommodations. We regret that we generally do not provide ASL interpretation or assistive listening devices. We need at least 2 weeks notice to hire an ASL interpreter. 

This news brief was updated Nov. 21.



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