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It's Transgender Awareness Week, an annual observance leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) on November 20, a day that sprung from the brutal murder of Rita Hester in the late 1990s and honors the memory of all whose lives have been lost in acts of transphobic violence. Read on below for details on virtual vigils, free COVID tests for queer and trans community members, and other ways to honor and celebrate trans folks in Portland.
BI2S Virtual Exhibition
In honor of Trans Day of Remembrance and Native American Heritage Month, the Q Center will show work by visual and performance artists a.c. ramírez de arellaño, Geeta Lewis, Busch, Brian Rainforth, and Asa Wright on YouTube.
(Through December 9)