“We are all stronger, smarter, talented, beautiful, and more resilient than we were told.”

— CeCe McDonald



Queer Works is happy to announce partnership and collaboration with various community organizations for the first Coachella Valley Transgender Day of Remembrance. Join us on November 20th, from 5:30 – 7:30pm at Oscar’s Palm Springs.

Program will include light refreshments, a welcome from Palm Springs Mayor Pro Tem Lisa Middleton, a keynote from Miss Nevada USA Kataluna Enriquez, and the traditional reading of the names.

Our community partners include:

Borrego Health, DAP Health, Jewish Family Services, Michael’s House, Oscar’s of Palm Springs, Promo Homo TV, , Rainbow Youth Pride Alliance, The LGBT Community Center of the Desert (The Center), and The Trans Community Project.

This event is open to anyone and everyone, regardless of gender identity. We welcome and encourage allies to attend.

Queer works is a 501c (3) organization with headquarters in the Coachella Valley. Our mission is to ameliorate disparities faced by members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies in Southern California.

We are still accepting community partners. Please reach out to Jacob Rostovsky if interested.

Though TDOR will be held outside, masks are encouraged. Proof of vaccination required.

About The Transgender Day of Remembrance:

The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is observed annually on November 20 as a day to memorialize those who have been murdered because of transphobia and hate and draw attention to the continued violence endured by transgender and nonbinary individuals.