Transgender Day of Remembrance

Gender Identity Watch


The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an event started by transwoman Gwen Smith ostensibly to recognise men and women killed by “transphobic hate.” What the event has devolved into, however, is a weapon used by trans activists as proof of how transwomen are the most oppressed humans on the planet. The event fails to name the agent of violence against trans people – men. Further, the event fails to identify how the violence suffered by trans people is similar to the extensive, worldwide violence experienced by Women – again, at the hands of men. The event also generally fails to recognise that the most victimised members of the trans community are transwomen of color, and they generally are victimised by men of color. The event also puts forth the false narrative that “the transgender community is often overlooked by both the media and the government.” Finally, the event includes ALL…

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