Vanderbilt event honors transgender community on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Posted at 10:20 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 23:20:45-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Vanderbilt University honored the transgender community with its virtual Transgender Day of Remembrance event.

The university’s Office of LGBTQI Life partnered with transgender activists in Nashville to present the pre-recorded event Friday.

They remembered the 350 lives lost this year across the world and read the names of the victims who have been killed this year because of anti-transgender violence.

Nashville held its first Transgender Day of Remembrance in 2002. Watch the full event here.