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Joana Domingos, 19, shot and killed in Rio Largo, Brazil

Joana Domingos, 19, shot and killed in Rio Largo, Brazil

Sometimes the murder of our youth causes all but the perpetrators to pause for a moment and lament the injustice and brutality of such acts. Such is the case of Joana Domingos, 19, a beautiful young woman robbed of her life on October 25. Joana Domingos is the 6th trans woman murdered in the state […]

Transgender woman’s brutal whipping in Brazil caught on tape

Transgender woman’s brutal whipping in Brazil caught on tape

The brutal whipping of Yara Raquele, a transgender woman in Santa Cruz, in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil has outraged readers garnering over 100,000 views in two days. Journalists, stymied by the local government’s inaction and LGBT groups’ refusal to help are asking viewers to share the video hoping to identify the aggressor. Brazil which […]

Another Trans woman slain this week spurs Mexican Community into action

Another Trans woman slain this week spurs Mexican Community into action

On the afternoon of Saturday, September 5, transgender woman Leslie Alejandra Ferreti was found lifeless at home. Ferreti was found with multiple stab wounds and wrapped in sheets, in her apartment at the intersection of Otumba and Fray García de la col, in C Juárez Chihuahua, Mexico. Transgender activists already on a hunger strike, demand […]

Police nearly got away with the murder of Britani Jaqueline

Police nearly got away with the murder of Britani Jaqueline

Transgender woman Britani Jaqueline died on 26 Aug 2020 after being beaten by police officers in Casimiro Castillo, Jalisco, Mexico. Five police officers including the commissioner of the Municipality of Casimiro Castillo have been charged with enforced disappearance, abuse of authority, and qualified homicide. The extra-judicial assassination of trans woman Britani Jaqueline was the third […]

Panama’s Arbitrary Gender Quarantine Needs To End

Panama’s Arbitrary Gender Quarantine Needs To End

Panama was one of several Caribbean and Latin American countries to enact a gender quarantine at the start of the pandemic. Panama is the only one still requiring men and women to appear in public on alternate days. This restriction, widely seen as an ineffectual, patriarchal, and misogynistic has left an indelible mark on gender non-conforming […]

Unidentified Transgender woman murdered in Medellin

Unidentified Transgender woman murdered in Medellin

An unidentified transgender woman lay covered in a white sheet on a Medellin street. She was chased by criminals in two cars shot her numerous times before finally ending her life. She was murdered in Medellin Monday, July 6 sending the community once again into mourning reports 2020 Noticias.com. According to the authorities, the incident […]

Arrest Made for the Murder of Trans Activist Brandy Carolina Brown

Arrest Made for the Murder of Trans Activist Brandy Carolina Brown

Esneider González Malo, AKA ‘Cachetes’, was captured and charged with the murder of transgender woman Brandy Carolina Brown. Brandy Carolina Brown was murdered in Barranquilla, Colombia on June 24, 2020. The attack happened after a party that lasted all night on Saturday and lasted until dawn on Sunday. Brandy Carolina and several of her friends, […]

SI Model, Trans Activist Valentina Sampaio in her own words

SI Model, Trans Activist Valentina Sampaio in her own words

“I am excited and honored to be part of the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue,” said Valentina Sampaio. “The team at SI has created yet another groundbreaking issue by bringing together a diverse set of multitalented, beautiful women in a creative and dignified way.” “I was born trans in a remote, humble fishing village in […]

Police sentenced to 20 Years for killing trans woman Camila Díaz Córdova

Police sentenced to 20 Years for killing trans woman Camila Díaz Córdova

Three EL Salvadorian Officers have been sentenced to 20 years for torturing and killing trans woman Camila Díaz Córdova in 2019. This marks the first time that the murder of a transgender person from El Salvidor has been successfully prosecuted and those guilty of the crime sentenced to prison. Camila Díaz Córdova was returned to […]

Colombian Capital Lifts Gender LockDown Rule

Colombian Capital Lifts Gender LockDown Rule

The mayor of the capital city of Bogotá said Friday that the COVID-19 Lockdown gender restriction will end on Monday. The rule like those in Panama and Perú requires that men and women go out on alternate days. This often put transgender people, especially gender non-binary people in untenable situations, inviting arrest and violence from […]

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