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Radical Saints

A devotional calendar of saints, festivals and memorials for Radicals

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May 2017

May 15th – Nakba Day

Nakba Day

15th May


Nakba Day is a Palestinian day of commemoration of Israel’s declaration of Independence and the mass displacement of Palestinians in 1948.

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May 3rd – Christine Jorgensen

Christine Jorgensen

30th May 1926 – 3rd May 1989

“I gave the sexual revolution a good swift kick in the pants”

-Christine Jorgensen


Christine Jorgensen was a transgender woman who is famous for being the first person to undergo gender reassignment surgery and hormone replacement treatment.

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May 1st – International Workers Day

International Workers Day

1st May


International Workers Day is a day of celebration for the working classes around the world and often involves mass demonstrations and strikes in support of workers rights, pay issues and economic injustices. 

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