The Human Beings from Gays Against Guns, bearing silent vigil to transgender Americans who fell
victim to deadly violence, also memorialized the day in Washington Square Park.
➤ DAY OF REMEMBRANCE, from p.22
death. The two lived across the
street from one another. She said
the 32-year-old “fashionista” gave
her a birthday gift.
“I cry because I sit on my stairs
in front of my building and I would
look up and sometimes I’m expecting
that she’ll look into her window,”
Kumah. “I watched Tiffany
run up and down my block as a
“I have 20 years of love,” Kumah
added. “She looked up to me.”
Other Trans Day of Remembrance
events were held in Washington
Square Park, sponsored by
Bridges4LIfe, an advocacy group
for trans young adults and by
Gays Against Guns, which formed
in 2016 in response to the Pulse
New York is home to more than
70,000 trans people, according to
another study from the Williams
Institute, giving the state one of the
largest transgender populations in
Another vigil in honor of Trans Day of Remembrance was held November 20 in Washington Square Park,
organized by Tahtianna Infi nity and Bridges4LIfe, an advocacy group for trans young adults.
Tanya Asapansa Walker, co-founder of the New York Transgender Advocacy Group and co-chair of
Equality New York, was honored in Washington Square Park.
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