Pub date November 16, 2006

Nov. 19


Transgender Day of Remembrance

Remember and honor victims of antitransgender hate crimes as Alameda County joins more than 200 locations around the world to hold the first Transgender Day of Remembrance. Elected officials and community members will speak at the event, which marks the anniversary of the murder of Rita Hester, a Massachusetts transgender woman. (Deborah Giattina)

4:30 p.m.
Preservation Park
MLK and 13th St., Oakl.
(510) 713-6690


Unsung Heroes

Show your support for eight Bay Area residents and one organization recognized for improving lives in the African American community. The 18th annual Unsung Heroes awards ceremony features entertainment from the Praise and Sign Dancers and Stepping Knights. Local comedian Veronica Dangerfield MCs. (Deborah Giattina)

1 p.m.
San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin, SF