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Our trans community is super important to us and so we created this part of the site to give our trans members and friends, and their families, a place to find resources/communities and celebrate the trans life.

Think of this page as our love letter to the trans community and to the people who care about them.  We'll keep updating this page with new resources, announcements, links, and creators.

And as always we love feedback so please, if you can think of ways this page or any page on this website can be more useful to you please contact us.


Every member of the trans community deserves to be happy, healthy, and vibrant.  If you are struggling, or know someone who is, please visit Trans Lifeline for support.

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November 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance Proclamation

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
City Hall, Council Chambers, 1 E Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States
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Join us for the Mayor's proclamation, proclaiming Transgender Day of Remembrance as a recognized day of remembrance in Hagerstown, Maryland. Let the city know that we care about our transgender citizens by attending this proclamation. Numbers make a statement so please attend if able, and be sure to attend the vigil on the square at 6pm the same evening. City Hall, second floor in Council Chambers. The proclamation will in the opening ceremonies of the session so please arrive on…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Public Square, 5 Public Square
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States
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Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), which occurs annually on November 20, is a day to remember those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia (the hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people), and a community effort to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community, and ultimately to help bring an end to this violence and misunderstanding. The Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1998 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a trans-woman who…

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April 2022

Trans* Meet-Up

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hagerstown Hopes Hub, 22 N. Mulberry St., Suite 016
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States
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Come join us at the Hopes Hub for a fun afternoon of getting to know others in the community!

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Meet The Leadership Committee

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Asher Kennedy

Co-Organiser/Board Liason


Transguy, Cisnerd, Writer, Advocate, Lover of Sandwiches and Hockey. Up to discuss micro aggressions and Star Wars cannon theory with anyone willing. 


Elizabeth Carroll

Leadership Committee Member


Trans Woman. Retired Technology geek. Always willing to take ya fishing, find a muddy hole to plow through with the Jeep or meet for coffee, tea & conversation.


Evey Winters

Leadership Committee Member


Trans Woman. Programmer, Writer. Result of a science experiment where they replaced her blood with ghost pepper hot sauce.


Bleighne Jordan

Leadership Committee Member


Private writer, Advocate, 2 spirit Drgnwulf. Up for day trips with folks who want to embrace our history.

Some of Our Favorite Sub Reddits

Check out some of these great and informative trans communities on Reddit.

Let's Get Creative...

These are some of our favorite trans and non-binary creators.  Help us grow our list by telling us your favorites!

Life of Bria

Assigned Male

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  • Know an artist or creator we should add to our list? Tell us!

Confused about Gender?

The Gender Book is available as a "Pay What You Want" priced download. They recommend a $15 donation, but it's available freely to everyone.

  • What is gender?

  • Gender versus sex

  • Gender through history

  • Gender across cultures

  • Gender identity

  • The transgender umbrella

  • Real folks' surveys

  • A useful glossary

         ...and lots more! 


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