On Nov. 19, Brave Space Alliance, in partnership with Trans Liberation Collective, acknowledged Trans Day of Remembrance with a celebration of trans lives, a seminar on racism led by Andre Perez and Dezjorn Gauthier, and a short march and rally along 51st Street.
The event took place at the Brave Space Alliance community space at 1434 W. 51st St.
Events of the day kicked off with documentary series America in Transition director Perez and model/educator Gauthier leading a workshop on racism. Later, the small contingent marched along 51st Street in protest to mark the day. The event closed with a short rally featuring Stephanie Skouras, Toni Marie Preston, Reginald Sawyer, Glitter and LaSaia Wade.
Affinity and The Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus sponsored the event.