Author: Celina Coming, Author at ACLU of Ohio

  • 11.15.18

    Transgender Day of Remembrance; We Won’t Forget Our 22

    Transgender Day of Remembrance

    22. I remember my first year observing Trans Day of Remembrance. There was a vigil being held – everyone was around, heads on shoulders, arms wrapped around one another. We were crying, mourning the death of our siblings who were unjustly taken from us.

  • 03.30.18

    Transgender Day of Visibility 2018

    Trans Rights Now Sign

    In 2009, the Transgender Day of Visibility was created by transgender activist Rachel Crandall-Crocker, who saw a gap in the celebration of transgender individuals among the holidays celebrating LGBTQ+ people. The only day representing transgender individuals back then was the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is celebrated on November 20.