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Transgender Day of Remembrance Honors Trans People Killed Around World

HeadlineNov 20, 2019

Today marks Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day that honors the thousands of transgender and gender non-conforming people who have been killed around the world. At least 22 transgender and gender nonconforming people have died in the United States so far this year. Most of them were black transgender women. Over 3,000 trans and gender nonconforming people have been killed around the world since 2008. We’ll have more on Transgender Day of Remembrance later in the show.

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