Topics :: Anti-transgender violence

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Leaders Gather in Chicago to Address Violence Against Transgender Community

CRIME | By EDGE | Mar 27
On March 27-28, transgender and gender nonconforming leaders from across the country will gather in Chicago to connect across regions, share solutions, and build upon national strategies that address the physical and structural violence transgenders face

Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Stabbing Trans Girl on D.C. Train

CRIME | Mar 12
A Maryland man has been sentenced to more than 4 years in prison after prosecutors say he stabbed a transgender girl on a transit train in the nation's capital.

Brooklyn Man Arrested for Killing Trans Woman Islan Nettles

CRIME | By EDGE | Mar 4
Harlem prosecutors have indicted a man they believe is responsible for the 2013 savage beating death of Islan Nettles, a 21-year-old transgender fashion company intern.

San Francisco Trans Activists Hold Die-In Over Murder of Taja DeJesus

CRIME | By EDGE | Feb 9
On Tuesday, February 10 in San Francisco, the Trans* Activists for Justice and Accountability Coalition ("TAJA") will hold a die-in and press conference united in anger and outrage over the murder of Taja DeJesus.

Murder of LA Transwoman Marks a Dozen This Year

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez, who was shot and killed in South Los Angeles on December 3. The murder marks a dozen transgender people murdered this year.

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observation on November 20 that honors the memories of those people whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. Go out and march against this violence.

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Trans Lives Do Matter

CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 20
"Trans lives do matter," Veronika Fimbres told SFGN. The registered nurse is a leading transgender advocate - she was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors at San Francisco Pride.

Laverne Cox Shares Her Story for Trans Awareness Week

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 13
From November 14-20, individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face.

High HIV, Imprisonment Among Transwomen

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence that transgender women have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection and substance use, as well as unemployment, poverty, violence, victimization and discrimination.

Violence Against Trans Women of Color

NATIONAL | By Denise Royal | Oct 19
This past summer alone, there were at least seven reported killings of transgender women of color in the United States. Transgender people, especially those of color, are more than just statistics. They are people.

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