Let’s start to educate ourselves and let’s do it together. To Commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020 Let’s Support this Musicians.
Today in the article of time.com, Saying Haynes wrote, is about imagining futures for the transgender and gender-diverse community as much as it is about mourning and remembering lives that have been lost.
The Day was first observed in 1999, launched by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a Black trans woman who was murdered in Massachusetts the previous year, and other trans women who had lost their lives since Hester’s death. Since then, it has become an annual tradition, observed by the community and allies the world over.
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On Nov. 20, President-elect Joe Biden released a statement promising to honor transgender lives and rights both in America and around the world. “From the moment I am sworn in as president of the United States, know that my administration will see you, listen to you, and fight for not only your safety but also the dignity and justice you have been denied.”Biden wrote.
Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day
About to acknowledge these systemic issues that contribute to the levels of violence, while recognizing the vast diversity of experiences within the transgender community. “It is a day of remembrance of those who have passed and those who have faced violence,” says Weerawardhana, “and it is also a day to acknowledge the resilience of trans communities, people who try to protect each other, look after each other and celebrate each other and live their lives.”
We present you ten transgender artists you should definitely know and admire, if you don’t already. Scroll down and push play.
Alejandra Ghersi, better known by the stage name Arca, is a Venezuelan record producer, DJ, singer, and songwriter based in Barcelona. She has released four studio albums—Xen, Mutant, Arca and Kick I —and has contributed production work to artists such as Björk, Kanye West, FKA twigs, Kelela, and Frank Ocean.
Anohni, styled as ANOHNI, is an English-born singer, composer, and visual artist. She was formerly the lead singer of the band Antony and the Johnsons.
She is an American actor and singer. He is known for his roles as Unique Adams on the Fox musical series Glee and Mo on Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. He also starred as Asaka in the Broadway revival of Once on This Island at the Circle in the Square Theater in 2018. As a singer, Newell has released tracks with Clean Bandit, Blonde, and The Knocks.
Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. better known by the stage name Mykki Blanco, (identifies as transgender and uses she or they pronouns) is an American rapper, performance artist, poet and activist. Madonna chose her to portray the legendary French heroine Joan of Arc in her video for “Dark Ballet in 2019.
Electra first drew national attention in 2010 with the music video “I’m in Love with Friedrich Hayek.” In 2020, Electra released the single “Thirsty (For Love)”, a collaboration with fans. They also released a deluxe version of “Flamboyant” later that year.
American model, celebutante, singer, and performance artist. A former Club Kid, she has appeared in advertising for numerous companies. Lepore is noted as a regular subject in photographer David LaChapelle’s work, serving as his muse, as well as many other photographers, such as Terry Richardson and Ruben van Schalm. She participated in LaChapelle’s Artists and Prostitutes 1985–2005 exhibit in New York City, where she “lived” in a voyeuristiclife-sized set.
A German singer and songwriter currently based in Los Angeles. Since 2016, Petras has been releasing music as an independent artist under her own imprint, BunHead Records.
Sophie Xeon, better known mononymously as Sophie, is a Scottish musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ. Sophie is known for her synthesised and “hyperkinetic” take on pop music, and came to prominence with singles such as “Bipp” and “Lemonade”.
There’s so much musicians around the web, we could only mention the most famous. We will include more in the future, we still educate ourselves, we will try to advocate for every human right.
Typically, a TDoR memorial includes a reading of the names of those who lost their lives from November 20 of the former year to November 20 of the current year, and may include other actions, such as candlelight vigils, dedicated church services, marches, art shows, food drives and film screenings.
This is a nice post and thank you for being inclusive. BTW I’m a huge fan of Kim Petras.
Thank you for taking time of research and educate us.