T he violent deaths of two African-American trans women in Dallas is bringing national attention to the epidemic of violence against the transgender community, an epidemic which disproportionately affects trans women of color. Dallas police are investigating the death of year-old Chynal Lindsey whose body was recovered from White Rock Lake in northeastern Dallas on June 1. Her death occurred shortly after a cell phone video of her being assaulted by a group of men went viral. After the video went viral, Booker spoke out against the violence trans women face. The two murders are part of a disturbing pattern in Dallas.
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CNN "They killed Alexa, not a man in a skirt. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Her killing has sparked outrage and renewed a conversation on the island about transphobia and other issues that transgender and gender non-conforming people face. Last Sunday, a person at a Toa Baja fast food restaurant filed a complaint against Luciano for entering the women's bathroom, according to police.
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A shocking murder in Puerto Rico is raising concern about the safety of transgender people in the U. Video taken just before Alexa Negron's final moments last week was posted on social media. It shows her being threatened and harassed, before gunshots are heard. Little is known about the victim, who told people her name was Alexa.