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Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, and you don’t have to look too closely in these stories to find examples of how gender roles and domestic violence are connected:

10 Trans Women Pioneers They Definitely Didn’t Tell You About In History Class Like Frances Thompson, who testified before Congress after being raped by white supremacist rioters. Later she was arrested for “transvestism” which was used by newspapers to discredit her testimony.

The faces of transgender teen America Mashable did a fashion photoshoot with a bunch of trans teens and asked them to record a message for their future selves.

3 Powerful Ways to Observe Transgender Day of Remembrance a few ways you can honor people who have lost their lives to anti-trans violence and celebrate the resilience of those who are living.