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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 […]

Capitol officer transman Aldo Alexander Peña beaten after San Salvador Pride by national police

Capitol officer transman Aldo Alexander Peña beaten after San Salvador Pride by national police

San Salvador Capitol police officer (CAM) transman Aldo Alexander Peña was attacked by national police after marching in Pride with his girlfriend. Peña’s injuries included broken ribs and cerebral hematoma, were sustained according to national police when he resisted arrest after an altercation with a motorist. However, the spokesmen for an LGBTI organization was quoted […]

Salvadoran trans activist Francela Mendez murder tenth for 2015 sparks outrage

Salvadoran trans activist Francela Mendez murder tenth for 2015 sparks outrage

Transgender activist Francela Mendez Rodriguez was murdered May 31st while at the colony Las Palmeras, in the city of Sonsonate, El Salvador. While her murder has sparked protests and international outrage no arrests have been made. The brutal murder drew condemnation from David Morales the Attorney for the Defense of Human Rights of El Salvador, […]