In this June 2016 photo, Juneau residents attend a vigil at Marine Park. Tuesday evening there will be a candlelight vigil and documentary screening in recognition of Trans Day of Remembrance, a national event held in light of the violence transgender and gender nonconforming people face. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

In this June 2016 photo, Juneau residents attend a vigil at Marine Park. Tuesday evening there will be a candlelight vigil and documentary screening in recognition of Trans Day of Remembrance, a national event held in light of the violence transgender and gender nonconforming people face. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Candlelight vigil, documentary screening planned for Trans Day of Remembrance

  • Juneau Empire
  • Monday, November 19, 2018 2:17pm
  • NewsEvents

National Transgender Day of Remembrance will be observed in Juneau with a candlelight vigil and a screening of a documentary about trans youth.

The day of remembrance event will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way, Suite 109. All are welcome to the event, and there is a suggested donation of $5 at the door. Admission is free for all students.

All proceeds will go toward T-Group, the local trans and non-binary support group.

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day honoring the transgender and gender nonconforming community in light of the violence the community faces.

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