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Police gun down a Trans woman on the TDOV because of her clothes

Police gun down a Trans woman on the TDOV because of her clothes

On the International Transgender day of Visibility, we got news that Gaby, a Brazilian trans woman, was murdered by police. According to a popular local musician, she was murdered by a military policeman in Gioania, Brazil. In a Facebook post Mc Toka, said the officer was bothered by the way she was dressed and ordered […]

Meet María Pachón First Trans woman in Spain’s Airforce #TDOV2016

Meet María Pachón First Trans woman in Spain’s Airforce #TDOV2016

Our lovely partners Trans X Objetivos from Mexico and Columbia aware of the recent political attacks in North Carolina and the horrific murder rate in Brazil mentioned @planetrans in this tweet yesterday. This is a message that we tend to forget in our darkest hours. It gets better. Yes, on this Transgender Day of visibility […]

16 Year old Brazilian trans girl murdered

16 Year old Brazilian trans girl murdered

In the early hours of Sunday (20) a body was found in the backyard of the Machado Victoria Regia supermarket at Blairo Maggi Av. It was the lifeless body of M.M.C. 16, which was confirmed by her mother at the police station. The body was laying on the ground in a vacant lot behind a […]

Brazilian Trans Woman Denied Operation at Risk

Brazilian Trans Woman Denied Operation at Risk

On Wednesday, nurse technician student Kauana Vitória da Silva, 22, was admitted to the State Hospital Adão Pereira Nunes, in Caxias, in the Baixada Fluminense area of Brazil. She felt fever and pain caused by complications of a breast silicone prosthesis, emplaced two years ago. Trans woman Kauana Vitória da Silva was diagnosed with mastitis, infection in the […]

Two more murdered while campaign to #SaveTransBrazil picks up momentum

Two more murdered while campaign to #SaveTransBrazil picks up momentum

While we were launching a petition to pressure the Brazilian government to act and stop transgender killings, we heard through FB of another murder. But it wasn’t until yesterday that this murder could be confirmed by local Brazilian news. Camilla Rios, a 32-year-old trans woman (transvestite according to media) was shot at least eight times Saturday […]

Valentina Sampaio comes out with L’Oréal Paris on Woman’s Day

Valentina Sampaio comes out with L’Oréal Paris on Woman’s Day

Conheça Valentina Sampaio! Meet transsexual Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio who came out as trans during her first International Woman’s day. “We believe that every woman is worth a lot.” writes Loreal Paris in the video description. “Meet Valentina Sampaio and see why this International Woman’s Day is even more special to her. #TodaMulherValeMuito #ValeMuito #lorealparis The International […]

One Trans Person is Murdered Every 21 hours with Brazil leading the body count

One Trans Person is Murdered Every 21 hours with Brazil leading the body count

At the current rate, there will be at least 188 dead trans people in Brazil and 403 worldwide by year’s end. If the world’s population of 7 billion people were murdered at that same rate as the Brazilian trans people are there would be an additional half million people slaughtered this year. As Eduarda and […]

Two more trans women murdered in Brazil

Two more trans women murdered in Brazil

Maria do Bairro, a trans woman on her 20’s, was found murdered on the afternoon of Wednesday (9), around 2 pm, in an abandoned building located on Avenida Djalma Batista. The trans woman’s body, with assault marks, was found inside an abandoned two-story building, located on the corner of the avenues Darcy Vargas and Djalma […]

March in South America: The soul-rending trans slaughter continues

March in South America: The soul-rending trans slaughter continues

A transgender woman (transvestite) named “Chaina” was shot on Saturday night (5) in Largo do Papagaio in the Caminho de Areia neighborhood, in the Cidade Baixa area, in Salvador, receiving 10 shot wounds. According to populars, who declined to be identified, the victim would have called a man of “bofe” (a brazilian slur). The man […]

Brazilian NGO protests 70 trans murders at a screening of the Danish Girl

Brazilian NGO protests 70 trans murders at a screening of the Danish Girl

The Transgrupo NGO Marcela Prado, a Brazilian trans group silent protest Wednesday brought together 50 members at a Curitiba cinema presentation of the film The Danish Girl,  According to Rafaelly Wiest, director of the NGO, many cinemas refused to show the film and some prevented trans people (transsexuals) from buying tickets, claiming that they were […]