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Trans Day of Remembrance
November 20th marks Trans Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to remember the lives of trans people who have been murdered. The LGBT Resource Center marks this event with a passive educational campaign on the grassy knoll between Schine and Newhouse.

Trans Week of Liberation
Every March, the LGBT Resource Center shifts the focus from remembrance to liberation with Trans Day/Week of Liberation. This year, our keynote speaker will be Geena Rocero, a Filipino American model, producer, and transgender advocate. Since speaking at TED in March 2014 where she can out as a trans woman, Rocero has spoken at the White House, the UN, and at countless univeresities across the country on trans rights and elevating teh visibility of the trans community in the media. Rocero is the founder of Gender Proud, an advocacy and aid organization that stands up for the rights of transgender people wordlwide to "self-identify with the fewest possible barriers." She will be speaking on campus at 7:30 pm on Thursday, March 28th in Slocum 214.