In observance of International Transgender Day of Remembrance on Friday, November 20, 2020, please join Hinshaw’s LGBTQ Affinity Group, LAGBAC (Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association) and Cook County Judge-Elect, Jill Rose Quinn—Illinois’ first openly-transgender elected official—as we honor and remember the courageous members of the transgender community who have experienced violence and tragedy as a result of transphobia.
We invite you to share your personal reflections of grief, hope, solidarity, and any thoughts or feelings you wish to have aired during this special vigil event. Please email your personal reflections by Tuesday, November 17th to
We encourage you to bring a candle and invite any friends or loved ones who would like to join us as we honor those we have lost.
About Jill Rose Quinn:
Jill is a pillar of the LGBTQ+ community. She is a board member of LAGBAC, a member of the National LGBT Bar Association, and a member of Chicago’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce. She has served our community as an attorney for 37 years in private practice. Jill will be the first openly transgender elected official in Illinois state history and the fourth openly trans-elected judge in American history.