Monday, April 19, 2010

Amanda Gonzalez-Andujar Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil Saturday

Amanda Gonzalez-Andujar is the latest transwoman we have lost to senseless anti-transgender violence. While her alleged killer has been captured, her family, friends and the trans community wait to see if justice will be done.

If you're in or near the New York metro area, on Saturday, April 24 a memorial service and candlelight vigil is being organized in her memory.

For those of you who knew Amanda or would just like to pay your respects, please join her friends, family and community members in this moment to remember her beautiful life.

The memorial service and vigil will take place from 2-5 PM EDT.

The memorial service will take place at the Metropolitan Community Church of New York (MCCNY) starting at 2 PM. The address is 446 W. 36th Street (between 9th & 10th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan).

You'll take the A,C,E trains to 34th St. Penn Station

The candlelight vigil will take place in front of Amanda's Glendale Queens home from 4-5 PM. The address is 69-30 62ND Street between Catalpa Street & Cypress Hills St. in Glendale, NY 11385.

For you peeps in there NY metro area, you'll take the M train to Fresh Pond Rd.

Remember, there but for the grace of God go all of us.

If you're able to do do, please consider attending and showing some love and support for our fallen sister and her friends and family.

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