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Trans Advocate Agnes Torres legacy lives on 7 years later

Trans Advocate Agnes Torres legacy lives on 7 years later

Transgender advocate extraordinaire Agnes Torres Hernández was found in a ravine along Siglo XXI highway on March 10th, 2012. She was lifeless, her body brutalized, burned alive. There are accounts that suggest that she was murdered by a lover, but it goes without saying this outspoken advocate angered some powerful politicians. In 2010, Torres filed […]

Trans Latinx chica transmigration. A matter of life or death

Trans Latinx chica transmigration. A matter of life or death

These Trans Latinx chica immigrants endured ICE detention and have formed communities vowing to help transmigration, promising to never stop. And joining them are Trans people of every nationality helping to ensure these refugees have a fighting chance in the ‘land of the free’. This is truly a matter of life or death. Of the […]

Transgender refugee denied US entry murdered in San Salvador

Transgender refugee denied US entry murdered in San Salvador

Aurora and her friend Paola came to the United States a year ago seeking refuge from the murderous transphobia in El Salvador. They were denied due to the Trump administrations immigration policies and sent back to the capital, San Salvador. In the dawn, Aurora was found dead, murdered by the people she told immigration about. […]

Meet Érica Malunhuinho first Afro-Brazilian trans São Paulo Legislator

Meet Érica Malunhuinho first Afro-Brazilian trans São Paulo Legislator

The assassination of city councilwoman Marielle Franco, an outspoken advocate for Brazil’s transgender people sparked both outrage and a historic surge of black political candidates known as the “Seeds of Marielle”. Saturday Rio Judge Gustavo Gomes Kalil emplaced a gag order preventing news outlet from covering the murder trial of Marielle Franco. The judge did this after a military […]

Paraguay: Nikol Ortellado, 61st uninvestigated transgender murder

Paraguay: Nikol Ortellado, 61st uninvestigated transgender murder

Transgender woman Nikol Ortellado, 24, was murdered in her living room in Puerto Obligado, Paraguay) the morning of Sept. 27th, 2018.  Nikol Ortellado is the latest in a string of 61 transgender murders that have gone uninvestigated despite numerous public confessions by the perpetrators. In the past 25 years, 54 Paraguayan transgender women have been murdered without a single […]

Brazilan Transgender Cop Dudu dos Santos, murdered and misgendered

Brazilan Transgender Cop Dudu dos Santos, murdered and misgendered

Military policeman (PM) Dudu dos Santos, 27, was abducted from a bar in São Paulo, Brazil at gunpoint on August 3rd, 2018. He was found dead, shot in the head and groin in the trunk of a Honda 4 days later. Although all of the pictures of him published by numerous media outlets were clearly […]

Transgender woman Aisha Albuquerque murdered, local group seeks relatives

Transgender woman Aisha Albuquerque murdered, local group seeks relatives

Transgender woman Aisha Albuquerque, 25, was found beaten to death Friday morning in an abandoned house on Rua Simão Kossobudski, in the district of Boqueirão, the city of Curitiba, state of Paraná, Brazil. Media outlets bandab.com and tribunapr.com. postulate that her murder wasn’t a hate crime instead repeat the Police who believe she was likely killed in a […]

Tifanny Abreu First Transgender Brazilian Superliga Volleyball Player

Tifanny Abreu First Transgender Brazilian Superliga Volleyball Player

Meet Tifanny Abreu, the first transgender woman to play in the top Brazilian Superliga league earning her both an MPV award and condemnation. While Tifanny wasn’t sure she could play at the super league level after her transition, all doubts were quashed as she has dominated at the Wing Spiker position for the top-notch teamVolei […]

Who are the Muxes and why are they so loved in Oaxaca?

Who are the Muxes and why are they so loved in Oaxaca?

¿Quiénes son los muxes y por qué se les aprecia tanto en Oaxaca? Many thanks to Transgender Advocate Gislenne Zamayoa from our sister group at Grupo de Personas Trans x los objetivos!!! both asking and answering this on a Facebook Post Conozca el valor de nacer con un “tercer sexo”. Becuase the people of Oaxaca […]

Jimena Franco first Costa Rican to win at Ecuador’s Guayaquil Film Festival

Jimena Franco first Costa Rican to win at Ecuador’s Guayaquil Film Festival

Jimena Franco, a woman of transgender experience, was awarded best actress Saturday at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Guayaquil 2017 (Guayaquil International Film Festival 2017) for her role as Veronica in “Hug Me as before”. “Abrázame como antes” (Hug Me as before), by Costa Rican filmmaker Jurgen Ureña is a story about Veronica, a […]

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