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Saudi police kill a transgender women, jail 35 others

Saudi police kill a transgender women, jail 35 others

    Saudi police murdered two Pakistani Transgender women February 28th by forcing them into bags and beating them to death according to multiple news sources.  Both were visiting Riyadh and were from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Amna, 35, lived in Mingora, and Meeno was from Peshawar, Pakistan. Both Amna and Mingora were forced into bags […]

Sao Paulo Hero Beaten to Death For Defending Trans Woman

Sao Paulo Hero Beaten to Death For Defending Trans Woman

Sao Paulo Brazil Street vendor Luiz Carlos Ruas, 54, died Sunday evening after coming to the defense of two transgender women. Witnesses say Luiz Carlos Ruas came to the aid of a transgender women who was being attacked by two men outside of a Sao Paulo Subway station Sunday night. Family told local media that […]

Florida State Attorney Kenneth Lewis Suspended For Anti-Orlando Rant

Florida State Attorney Kenneth Lewis Suspended For Anti-Orlando Rant

Florida Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Lewis has been suspended from his position following an anti-Orlando rant posted to his social media feed less than 24 hours after the Pulse massacre that claimed 49 lives just a week ago today. Lewis posted to his Facebook page, ‘Downtown Orlando has no bottom. The entire city should be […]

Transgender Woman Targeted in Pipe Bomb Attack

Transgender Woman Targeted in Pipe Bomb Attack

On Saturday 3rd October 27 year old transgender woman Rachel Keys was sitting at home alone watching television when an explosion rocked her home and left her covered in shattered glass.  It transpired that her Belfast home was the target of a pipe bomb attack in what police are calling a ‘sectarian hate crime’. ‘I […]

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Tuesday 8th September saw the first day of the Trans Inquiry being led by parliaments Women’s and Equalities Committee, where they took evidence from healthcare professionals, criminal experts and members of the trans community. I’ve seen some criticism over the inquiry, about the reasons why it’s being held or the people involved (or rather the […]

Jerusalem Pride Attacker Charged With Murder

Jerusalem Pride Attacker Charged With Murder

Last month during the Jerusalem Pride march a knife wielding man went on a rampage, attacking several people that left five wounded and 16-year-old Shira Banki dead.  Today an Israeli court has charged the man with murder. Yischai Schlissel, who was released from prison just weeks before the Pride attack for having attacked the same […]

Homeless Man Charged in Brutal Beating of Philadelphia Trans Woman

Homeless Man Charged in Brutal Beating of Philadelphia Trans Woman

Philadelphia police have released a statement reporting that a 53-year-old trans woman was brutally attacked and hospitalised on the 18th of August and still remains in critical condition. The attack was reportedly captured on CCTV surveillance, where the victim is seen to be repeatedly punched and nicked whilst unconscious.  Philadelphia police also reported that after […]

3 Trans Women of Colour Reported Murdered in 24 Hour Period

3 Trans Women of Colour Reported Murdered in 24 Hour Period

Normally when we lose a trans person I try to write an article about them, I try to give each of them some time in the spotlight of what I’m writing.  I share their name, I spread the story of how they died.  This time though it’s a little different. On Saturday morning I did […]

22 Year Old Trans Woman Shade Schuler Murdered in Dallas

22 Year Old Trans Woman Shade Schuler Murdered in Dallas

On July 29th police in Dallas, Texas found a body dumped in a field, the body was so badly decomposed that it has taken them two weeks to be able to identify the body.  The body was that of 22 year old trans woman of colour Shade Schuler. Despite finding Shade presenting in women’s clothing […]

Amber Monroe Found Murdered, Becomes 12th Trans Woman Killed in US This Year

Amber Monroe Found Murdered, Becomes 12th Trans Woman Killed in US This Year

Reports have just become to come in this morning that twenty year old Amber Monroe has been found shot and killed in Detroit.  Amber was a black transgender woman, making her the 12th trans woman to be killed in the US this year alone. Her death was reported by Equality Michigan; ‘The body of 20-year […]

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