Transgender Day of Remembrance – 2012

November 19, 2012 @ 7:30pm

The greater Milwaukee community honored those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender hate and/or violence on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 7:30pm in Room 191 of the UW-Milwaukee Union.  This COMMUNITY event — for the community, of the community, by the community — brought together over 70 people from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We heard from multiple voices with readings from community members.


Community Members’ speeches and words

Rev. Wendy Woodruff – Welcoming / opening

michael munson – “Who Calls Out the Names of the Living?”


Markie Wenzel – “Resilience, Healing, and Hope”

Syd Michael Robinson – a letter to the community

Loree Cook-Daniels – closing

Event co-partners:

Photo by David Lauersdorf