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DC Transgender woman Ashanti Carmon murdered TDOV weekend

DC Transgender woman Ashanti Carmon murdered TDOV weekend

A transgender woman was shot and killed early Saturday morning near the D.C. line in Prince George’s County. Fairmount Heights police said they responded to the area of Aspen and Jost streets around 6:23 a.m. after receiving numerous calls for shots fired. At the scene, a transgender woman was located and pronounced dead at the […]

Transgender Priest beheaded in Tamil Nadu, India

Transgender Priest beheaded in Tamil Nadu, India

A Transgender woman was beheaded while in her temple in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi district Friday morning. Police are looking for a man named Marudu who they believe killed Rajathi, the 38-year old priest. Rajathi had been working as a priest at the temple in SS Manikapuram area in Thoothukudi for the past few years. The […]

Pakistan Trans people: ignored by police, die untreated in hospitals

Pakistan Trans people: ignored by police, die untreated in hospitals

A lot has been made of recent transgender rights progress in Pakistan and rightfully so. Tragically despite the legal and religious progress Pakistani transgender still face heartbreaking discrimination and daily violence. Police criminality and complicity with the medical community’s indifference remain enemy one to Pakistan’s transgender community, especially in the northern territories. The latest murder is heartrendering. Tabbu […]

Man arrested with the heart of a trans woman he killed

Man arrested with the heart of a trans woman he killed

Updated 1/24/2019 The victims name is Kelly da Silva acorrding to Huff Post Brazil Caio dos Santos de Oliveira, 20, was arrested Monday in Campinas, São Paulo after confessing to the murder of a transgender woman known as Mother Laura. Oliveira told police that after having sex with bar owner Mother Laura, 35, he cut her […]

Anthony Michael Bowden found guilty for the murder of transgender woman Erykah Tijerina

Anthony Michael Bowden found guilty for the murder of transgender woman Erykah Tijerina

Ex-Fort Bliss soldier Anthony Michael Bowden was found guilty today by a jury for the murder of transgender woman Erykah Tijerina. Bowden stabbed her 24 times and slashed her throat in August of 2016 after responding to her personal on Craigslist. Bowden’s lawyers claimed he murdered her in self-defense after she tried to rape him. […]

Trial of Andrew Vrba for the murder of Ally Steinfeld begins August 2020

Trial of Andrew Vrba for the murder of Ally Steinfeld begins August 2020

Andrew Vrba, 19, is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and abandonment of a corpse, that of 17-year-old trans teen Ally Steinfeld. Andrew Vrba’s lawyers got his trial date moved back Friday claiming that their workload wouldn’t allow a reasonable date. Two women, Briana Calderas, 24, and Isis Schauer, 18, told authorities they helped […]

Another Malaysian Transgender Woman Murdered over ‘phone theft’ Police Say

Another Malaysian Transgender Woman Murdered over ‘phone theft’ Police Say

For the second time in weeks, Klang police have taken the word of killers, while ignoring the obvious. On New Years Day they declared the heinous murder of a transgender woman, not a hate crime, but in retaliation for the theft of a phone. On December 12th a transgender woman was found dead, beaten to […]

Detroit Transgender Activist Keanna Mattel murdered

Detroit Transgender Activist Keanna Mattel murdered

Transgender woman Keanna Mattel was found shot Friday morning just blocks from where she had spoken out in 2015 about the murder of Amber Monroe. LGBT activists identified the slain transgender woman as Keanna Mattel, according to INTO While police reports have yet to identify her by name, they have arrested a 46-year-old man in […]

Miss Trans America Founder First US Transgender Murder of 2018

Miss Trans America Founder First US Transgender Murder of 2018

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, 42, Miss Trans America founder was found dead at her home in North Adams Mass Friday evening. Police went to her residence after her husband Mark Steele-Knudslien reportedly went to the station Friday night and confessed to her murder. Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien married Mark last summer according to her Facebook posts. Monica […]

Houston’s Brandi Seals shot Texas’s 4th transgender murder

Houston’s Brandi Seals shot Texas’s 4th transgender murder

  Transgender woman Brandi Seals, 26, was murdered in Houston’s Sunnyside neighborhood 6 am Wednesday morning, Dec. 13th. Trigger warning, Misgendering and racist transphobic suppositions. Despite having no evidence, witnesses or persons of interest while calling her “a man in women’s clothing” police postulated that she was a prostitute working for drugs. What else would […]

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