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Transgender Day of Remembrance Events

By |2013-03-11T09:00:00-04:00March 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Ann Arbor:
Thursday Nov. 13 – Transgender activist Gwen Smith will give a lecture called “Remembering Our Dead” at 7:00 p.m. in the Educational Conference Room of the School of Social Work at U of M.
Friday Nov. 14 – Transgender Activist Gwen Smith will speak at the U of M LGBT Affair’s monthly Brown Bag in MSA Chambers, 3909 Michigan Union from 12-12:30 p.m.
Thursday Nov. 20 – Transgender Advocacy Project is sponsoring a Day of Remembrance Vigil at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Michigan Diag. A Gathering will follow at the Kuenzel Room of the Michigan Union at 7:45 p.m.
For more information about any of these Ann Arbor events, contact Kelly of UM LGBT Affairs at 734-763-4186 or email

Thursday Nov. 20 – TransGender Michigan is sponsoring and Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center is co-sponsoring an event at the Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit at 7 pm at the MCCD Church at 2441 Pinecrest in Ferndale. Guest speakers include Jeffrey Montgomery of Triangle Foundation, Jamie Marie Phillips of TransGender Michigan, and Michael Larson of Affirmations Lesbian Gay Community Center.

TransGender Michigan is sponsoring an event at 7:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lansing at 855 Grove Street in East Lansing. Speakers include representatives from the office of Governor Jennifer Granholm; Rachel Crandall, ACSW, Executive Director of Transgender Michigan; Jay Kaplan, Staff Attorney for the GLBT Law Project of the ACLU; Berl Schwartz, editor and publisher of the City Pulse; and representative from the office of Senator Virgil Bernero.
For more information about TransGender Michigan or the Transgender Day of Remembrance events, please contact Rachel Crandall, Executive Director, at 517-347-3681, or visit the TransGender Michigan webpage at

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