FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GROUPS TO MARCH TO CITY HALL TO LET NEW ORLEANS KNOW BLACK TRANS LIVES MATTER
CALL ON CITY TO BECOME “SAFE CITY” FOR TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY
BreakOUT!, a community-based organization that seeks to end the criminalization of LGBTQ youth in New Orleans, along with local and national partners, will take to the streets on November 20th, 2015 to honor the lives of 22 trans women murdered and countless other trans and gender non-conforming youth lost to deportation, suicide, interpersonal, and state violence this year, most of whom were women of color.
Led by trans and gender non-conforming youth of color, the march, known as the National Trans March of Resilience (TMOR), will start at Louis Armstrong Park with a rally and gathering at 11am and end with a press conference