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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

Films & Podcasts


Youth Testimony: This is How to Address Me (and Much More) : Guidance from a Young Transgender Person. (2014 video, 18 min.) This instructional video, by the American Academy of Pediatrics, is about how to address, listen to and empathize with transgender people. What Motherhood Means to Transgender Advocate Octavia Lewis. 2022 podcast, NY public radio transcript. Body Dissatisfaction and Mental Health of Youth Receiving Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy. 2019 video, 5 min. American Academy of Pediatrics.    

Campus Resources

Preferred Names FAQ - UW Office of the University Registrar. How-to guides for updating your preferred name and other information within the UW system. Transgender resources for UW employees - UW Human Resources. Curated guides and policies on a range of topics, including updating your legal name, gender affirming health insurance benefits, workplace transitioning plans, and resources for managers and colleagues. Transgender & Gender Non-Binary Health Program - UW Medicine. UW and Washington State resources for LGBTQ+ services and providers. Gender-affirming care - Husky Health & Well-being. List of available campus resource providing gender-affirming medical and mental health care, including through Hall Health and the UW Counseling Center. The Q Center. The Q Center is a resource, advocacy, and mentoring center that connects queer students at UW to programs, services, media, and learning and training resources. The Q Center also hosts Marsha P. Johnson Memorial Library, a community library with close to 1500 books, zines, and films.

Local Resources

Gender Justice League. Gender Justice League is a Washington State gender and sexuality civil and human rights organization based in Seattle, Washington. Ingersoll Gender Center. Ingersoll Gender Center has been building community, connecting folks to resources, and advocating for our communities in the Puget Sound region for over four decades. Gender Identity in the Workplace: Policies for Supporting Transgender, Non-Binary and Gender Diverse Employees. King County Department of Human Resources 2021 PDF. 2017 King County Trans Resource & Referral Guide. In English and Spanish
Image Credit: Transgender Day of Remembrance. (2023). GLAAD. Retrieved November 20th, 2023 from https://glaad.org/tdor/.
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