315 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Join us as we honor the memory and the courage of those whom we’ve lost to hate.
This event will be hosted at First Baptist Church in downtown Kalamazoo by Transcend, a program of OutFront Kalamazoo. The event runs from 4pm to 6pm. In addition to the memorial event, there will be food available, as well as special guest speakers and a reading of the names.
Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a transgender woman, to memorialize the murder of transgender woman Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts.