#Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is taking place today with vigils and memorial events around the world.
TDoR is held to remember people who have died as a result of their actual or perceived transgender identity.
The events were first held in 1998, the following the murder of Rita Hester, a transgender African American woman in Massachusetts.
Campaigners continue to warn figures, already high, are likely to be higher as transphobic crime remains underreported – and not all jurisdictions document or treat the cases accordingly.
A long list of participating venues is available on the TDoR website,including several locations in London and across the UK.
The site also includes a frighteningly long memorial list of trans people killed in the past year.
Being Transgender or Gay is not a choice, being Transphobic or Homophobic is, so don't be a Twonk