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Aggressions, suicides and murders: the Brazilian trans reality

Aggressions, suicides and murders: the Brazilian trans reality

Two Brazilian transgender witnesses enter a courthouse to identify the attackers. The Brazilian Trans Reality is we must stand up for our own or parish silently. On the night of Sunday 24th January, Dani R.M.S.Pereira, a 20 years old trans woman was shot to death on the Jardim Paraíso neighborhood. She was still helped but […]

It’s nonstop in Brazil: Four more trans women murdered

It’s nonstop in Brazil: Four more trans women murdered

Transgender woman Pâmella Leão was shot while dancing a choreographed version of “Paredão Metralhadora” which translates to the “Machine gun”,  a Brazilian song. A Spokesman for Teresina Emergency Hospital (HUT – Hospital de Urgência de Teresina) confirmed Thursday morning (May 3rd) the death of Leão. She was hospitalized in serious condition in the Intensive Therapy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brazil: Two More Trans Women Murdered

Brazil: Two More Trans Women Murdered

A trans woman of about 30 years old was found dead at the intersection of streets Sete Lagoas and Egeu in the Cohab II neighbourhood in the Carapicuiba region.  webdiario.com.br reports “The victim, although male, wore women’s clothing – short jeans, black wig, pink bra, earrings and bracelets – and had no papers and has not […]

Brazil two trans murders, one death one wounded

Brazil two trans murders, one death one wounded

A transwoman was stabbed to death in the early hours of Sunday, January 17th, and another was seriously injured in two separate but possibly related crimes in the centre of Capão da Canoa, Brazil. In the first case, Nathallya Figueiredo (photo), a 25 years old trans woman recently arrived from France, was found inside her […]