My head is bowed in sadness because today is Transgender Day of Remembrance.
As with past years, I am not going to events. Not because I don’t want to honor the brothers and sisters who were murdered, rather I don’t want to hear people make self grandizing speeches. I don’t want to hear people who are not pushing issues say we must do more. I don’t want to go to an event and have a Transgender celebrity talk because the don’t have to face the poverty and violence so many Transgender people face.
No this is a sacred day for me. My heart is weeping for the men and women who lives were snuffed out because the were being true to themselves.
Let the celebs and politicians say how much they are doing. My view is today is a solemn day.