The Hampton Roads commemoration of the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) will take place Sunday, November 19 from 5-7 p.m. at the New Life Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in Norfolk. New Life MCC and the LGBT Life Center are once again producing this year’s event that will feature series of speakers, remembrance ceremony, resource fair and reception.
This year, Ms. Tona Brown will be a featured speaker. Ms. Brown, a native of Norfolk and graduate of the Governor’s School of the Arts is the first transgender woman of color to perform at Carnegie Hall. She lives in Northern Virginia and will be doing 1-2 performance pieces as well as two mini talks about her advocacy work and her journey. You can read more about Ms. Brown here, http://tonabrown.com/bio/
If you are interested in attending the Hampton Roads TDOR observance, details can be found here.