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The Transgender Day of Action is a community-organized event that was initiated by the Trans Justice group of the Audre Lorde Project. The goal of the event is to raise awareness around the lived experiences of trans* persons, as well as a protest to demand fairness, equity, and inclusion of trans* communities through public policy, legislation, and interactions with others (including the police). The event has been ongoing since 2004 and typically occurs in the month of June. This event can be differentiated from the Transgender Day of Remembrance in that the former is an advocacy-related day to facilitate awareness of the achievements of, celebrate the resilience of, as well as organize protest for the trans* community, while the latter event, typically held in November, ...

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