Thousands joined Sheffield Pride at Endcliffe Park in support of Sheffield’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The event returned to its original venue for the second time, after being held in recent years on Devonshire Green and at Sheffield University Students’ Union. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Transforming Cinema film festival is being held at venues across Sheffield this weekend to coincide with Transgender Day of Remembrance on Sunday, 20 November. The film festival, produced by E.D.E.N Film Productions, brings together speaker events and films on trans issues and productions from the LGBTQ community. Transgender Day of Remembrance, is an annual memorial to those murdered as a result of trans-phobia, and highlights the violence faced by the transgender community. In Sheffield there will be a vigil at 6pm in Hallam Square. Shamaan Freeman-Powell spoke to festival organiser Claire Watkinson of E.D.E.N. Film production and film producer Taylor Le Fin.
People gathered in The Winter Gardens to make two minutes of noise in remembrance of all those throughout the World who have been killed, tortured and bullied because they are Transgender.