Trans Awareness Week is Nov 14th through Nov 20th and the Transgender Services Committee at OUTMemphis has a series of events planned. Check out the flyer (left) and mark your calendar.

The kickoff event for Trans Awareness Week is a candlelight vigil and flag lowering ceremony in honor of the transgender people who have lost their lives this year. To learn more or RSVP check out the facebook event or email Kayla Gore, Transgender Services Specialist.

Trans Awareness Week Schedule of Events:

  • Monday, 11/14:
    • Trans Awareness Week: Prayer Vigil and Flag Ceremony, 6:00p-7:00p: Join us for a prayer vigil and flag lowering to honor the trans lives lost this year. For more information email Kayla Gore, Transgender Services Specialist.
  • Tuesday, 11/15:
    • Trans Awareness Week: Trans Day of Service, 4:00p-5:00p at First Congregational Church (1000 S. Cooper St): For Trans Day of Service we are meeting at First Congregational Church to prepare sack lunches. For more information email Kayla Gore, Transgender Services Specialist.
  • Wednesday, 11/16:
    • Trans Awareness Week: “A Woman with a Physical Problem”, 5:00p-7:00p, at Cossitt Library (33 S. Front St): Join us for a screening of “A Woman with a Physical Problem”, a documentary featuring four Memphis transgender women.  For more information email Kayla Gore, Transgender Services Specialist.
  • Thursday, 11/17:
    • Trans Awareness Week: Day of Reflection/Ice Cream Social, 7:30p-9:30p: This time of year can be difficult for transgender people, their allies, and their families. Join us for a night of ice cream, socializing, and self-care.  For more information email Kayla Gore, Transgender Services Specialist.
  • Friday, 11/18:
    • Trans Awareness Week: Community Health Fair, 2:00p-3:30p, at Cossitt Library (33 S. Front St): Join us for this gathering of local and national health care providers with resources and information specifically catering to transgender patients. For more information email Kayla Gore, Transgender Services Specialist.

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