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Police seeking leads in the murder of Baltimore Transgender woman Crystal Edmonds

Police seeking leads in the murder of Baltimore Transgender woman Crystal Edmonds

Transgender woman Crystal Edmonds was found shot three times early Friday morning in NW Baltimore. She has since died in a local hospital making her the 21st transgender murder, equaling the total murdered last year. 2015 was the deadliest year on record for transgender people a fact that the ACLU has attributed to the dramatic […]

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 […]

Three Brazilian trans females murdered the youngest was 14

Three Brazilian trans females murdered the youngest was 14

Slowly, the extent of the slaughter of trans people is becoming apparent. Sometimes we learn of the murders out of chronological order, as is this one: A trans woman was executed in the afternoon of Tuesday, March 29th. Little has surfaced but it is known that this crime happened near Euclides Figueiredo Av, on the […]

More Heartrending news from Brazil

More Heartrending news from Brazil

Three more violent murders, an assault and a life lost due to silicone injections. Transman Kaique Klein, 18, a human resource management student  from Sao Paulo was attacked on his way home. On Wednesday 6th, when coming from college, Klein was brutally beaten in front of his house in Barueri, São Paulo. Describing his ordeal in […]

Brazil: 1 Murder, 1 attempted murder and hospital refuses stroke victim due to trans status

Brazil: 1 Murder, 1 attempted murder and hospital refuses stroke victim due to trans status

Today’s news from Brazil: One Murder, an attempted murder, and in our last article is about a doctor at the General Hospital Roberto Santos (HGRS) in Cabula, Salvador State of Bahia, Brazil who refused a 60-year-old stroke victim treatment after learning of her transgender status. Keyti O. R. do Nascimento, 42, was fatally beaten at […]

Police gun down a Trans woman on the TDOV because of her clothes

Police gun down a Trans woman on the TDOV because of her clothes

On the International Transgender day of Visibility, we got news that Gaby, a Brazilian trans woman, was murdered by police. According to a popular local musician, she was murdered by a military policeman in Gioania, Brazil. In a Facebook post Mc Toka, said the officer was bothered by the way she was dressed and ordered […]

16 Year old Brazilian trans girl murdered

16 Year old Brazilian trans girl murdered

In the early hours of Sunday (20) a body was found in the backyard of the Machado Victoria Regia supermarket at Blairo Maggi Av. It was the lifeless body of M.M.C. 16, which was confirmed by her mother at the police station. The body was laying on the ground in a vacant lot behind a […]

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 […]

One Trans Person is Murdered Every 21 hours with Brazil leading the body count

One Trans Person is Murdered Every 21 hours with Brazil leading the body count

At the current rate, there will be at least 188 dead trans people in Brazil and 403 worldwide by year’s end. If the world’s population of 7 billion people were murdered at that same rate as the Brazilian trans people are there would be an additional half million people slaughtered this year. As Eduarda and […]

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 […]

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