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Transgender Activist Valentina Ferrety Murdered in Mexico

Transgender Activist Valentina Ferrety Murdered in Mexico

Transgender activist Valentina Ferrety was murdered March 30, cruelly snuffing out a bright light of hope in the Mexican desert. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her. In January she began working at RedLacTrans documenting cases of Transphobia, Discrimination, Gender Violence, murders and fragmentation of human rights of Trans women in the […]

Transgender woman stoned to death in Mexico

Transgender woman stoned to death in Mexico

A trans woman was found stoned to death Sunday morning in the town of El Zapote, Mexico. According to the 911 emergency call, the discovery was made around 08:00 on the outskirts of the basketball court of said town. The victim had severe injuries to the nape of her neck. Authorities believe those wounds were […]

Carly VG, Trans woman from Oaxaca MX stabbed in the Heart

Carly VG, Trans woman from Oaxaca MX stabbed in the Heart

Carly VG was last seen around midnight Sunday, July 14 getting into a white Nissan Tsuru on Las Casas Street, Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. The car advanced a few meters when the passenger door was thrown open and Carly was pushed to the ground. According to reports the driver was drunk and got into an […]

Transgender woman, an infant and 12 others murdered in Veracruz

Transgender woman, an infant and 12 others murdered in Veracruz

Gunmen killed Becky González Reyna, a one-year-old and 12 family members at a birthday party in Minatitlán, Veracruz, Friday night in one of worst massacres in Mexico this year. According to survivors, the men burst into the party venue asking for transgender woman Becky González Reyna, when they just started firing. The Civil Police Force […]

University student Katy Casanova expelled for being trans

University student Katy Casanova expelled for being trans

Expelled for studying while trans Katy Casanova protests at the Universidad del Atlántico. A young student denounced the discrimination she suffered when the Universidad del Atlántico (Atlantic University), decided to expel her from the campus on the grounds that “homosexuality is a bad example for the other students”. The high school student, Katy Casanova who acknowledge […]

One suicide Two Murdered in Mexico

One suicide Two Murdered in Mexico

Year  after year transgender people worldwide end their lives because of hatred and rejection from society. In most cases this pain comes from being rejected by the general public. But sometimes that rejection comes from the ‘LGBT’ community for not ‘complying’ with the stereotypes that society dictates. A  young Mexican woman, Chanel Siqueiros, 24, had […]

Trans protest demanding the dismissal of Antonio Medina Trejo, PDR sexual diversity secretary

Trans protest demanding the dismissal of Antonio Medina Trejo, PDR sexual diversity secretary

Members of the Mexican trans community demanded the dismissal of Antonio Medina Trejo, secretary of Sexual Diversity of the PRD (Partido de la Revolución Democrática-Democratic Revolution Party), December 22. The group is accusing Trejo of issuing discriminatory and stigmatizing comments harmful to the transgender community. During a demonstration outside the headquarters of the PRD, in […]

New birth certificates for trans people in Tijuana, Mexico

New birth certificates for trans people in Tijuana, Mexico

Last December, 15 people from the trans community in Baja California received new birth certificates with corrected names and gender by the state commissioner of Sexual Diversity said Marin Jaime Rocha and by Tita Viveros, founder of the Unión de ‘Trans’ de las Californias (California’s ‘Trans’ Union). According to Rocha Viveros, they needed to travel […]