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Transgender Awareness Week

#TransWk – Transgender Awareness Week Events at Fenway Health

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As part of Transgender Awareness Week, Fenway Health is hosting two Transgender Awareness Week events at our 1340 Boylston Street location that are free and open to the public.  We hope you’ll consider attending one or both of them: Tuesday, November 12 – “Being a Trans Ally”  Donnie Collins and members of his fraternity An intimate event hosted by Fenway’s Young Leaders Council for trans allies looking for more ways to support the trans people in their lives at work, school or in social circles. We’ll hear from Donnie Collins, the Emerson College student whose fraternity brothers raised $20,000 when 
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#TransWk – Transgender Awareness Week 2013

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November 11 – 17 marks the 2013 Transgender Awareness Week, an event started by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition dedicated to educating about the transgender community and pressing issues facing trans people in Massachusetts. Fenway Health has created resources that we encourage you to share with your social media networks using the hashtag #TransWk: Change your Facebook profile photo to show support for the trans people in your life #TransWk Informational Poster (PDF) #TransWk Infographic (PDF) #TransWk Transgender Youth Infographic (PDF) #TransWk Facebook graphic (JPEG) Transgender is an umbrella term for a diverse group of people whose gender identity or 
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Fenway’s Young Leaders Council presents ‘Being a Trans Ally’

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Fenway Health’s Young Leaders Council is pleased to host our first Transgender Awareness Week event on Tuesday evening, November 12. YLC’s “Being a Trans Ally” will be an intimate event for trans allies looking for more ways to support the trans people in their lives–at work, school or in social circles. Special guests Grace Stevens and Donnie Collins will share their stories and lead a Q&A discussion designed to take your awareness and support to the next level. Like all YLC events, this will be a great opportunity to meet other like-minded people and get involved in the Fenway community. 
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Year in Review: The Fenway Community

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As we look forward to what 2013 has in store for the Fenway community, here are 10 stories we’ll remember from 2012. What community news or events will you remember from this past year? Fenway Health built out unused space in our 1340 Boylston Street location. We now occupy 100% of the Ansin Building, which will allow us to offer new and expanded services in the new year—including seeing new dental patients and offering digital imaging services such as mammography! Look back at the construction process. [slickr-flickr use_key=”y” search=”sets” set=”72157632135580811″ captions=”on” flickr_link=”off” descriptions=”off” size=”large”] The International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2012, 
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Transgender Day of Remembrance: Remembering Those Lost to Bigotry

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Transgender Awareness Week culminates with the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which “memorializes trans individuals who have died because of anti-transgender discrimination and victimization.” TDOR is observed worldwide on November 20, with local observances being held then and in the days before. The Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1988 after the brutal murder of Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts. Sadly, we continue to lose transgender brothers and sisters to acts of hate and violence. The website for the International Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes people who died because of anti-transgender violence every year. The list is much too 
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