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Nov. 20 marks Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observance that honors the reminiscence of trans of us whose lives have been misplaced in acts of anti-trans violence. The previous couple of years have seen a rise in anti-trans violence, a devastating and terrifying actuality. There are numerous methods everybody can help the queer group all yr lengthy, however Trans Day of Remembrance can be a great alternative to learn or revisit works by trans and nonbinary authors.
From superbly illustrated collections of poetry to driving fiction novels to poignant memoirs, this checklist has one thing any reader at any degree can get pleasure from. We have included names of staple pioneering trans authors, in addition to some contemporary faces we hope to introduce you to.
Whether or not you’re part of the LGBTQ+ group, a loyal ally, or somebody trying to dwell by means of the lenses of those well-written authors, this checklist is one thing you’ll be able to (and will) return to past Trans Day of Remembrance.
— Extra reporting by Lena Felton