The D.C. observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance was held at the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington on Nov. 20. Speakers included Ms. Monroe Alise, Kymberly Gordon of Damien Ministries, Alphonso Davis of the Human Rights Campaign, June Crenshaw of the Wanda Alston Foundation and Tiara Moten of No Justice, No Pride.
Music was provided by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, Agape Praise of the Unity Fellowship Church and Jazmin Sutherlin.
The names of the transgender women killed this year were read aloud by community members. (Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)