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.
Black Trans Women Are Being Killed. Could Paying Them Help Stop This?
Murders of Black Trans Women Reveal a Crisis, Advocates Say | Time
TGI Justice. As we bury yet another Black trans woman whose valuable voice was silenced and whose precious life was drastically shortened, we can no longer afford to believe mouthed intentions. We need action from everyone who purports to be a protector and nurturer of Black trans lives. Are you a bystander while Black trans women are being killed - or are you an upstander? Another life has been lost and we find ourselves spiraling in grief and fury. Muhlaysia Booker was shot and killed just weeks after surviving a vicious attack by a mob of people in Dallas, TX. Less than 24 hours after her death another Black trans woman, Michelle Washington, was found dead in Philadelphia, PA.
Killing of Transgender Homeless Woman Sparks Outrage in Puerto Rico
One of the more underreported trends in the LGBTQ community is the high rate at which trans people, especially Black trans women, are murdered. In , 26 trans people were killed, most of them people of color. And at least 20 trans or gender nonconforming women of color have been murdered in the United States as of November alone. Those numbers do not account for unreported and misreported murders, or trans people who have unexpectedly died under suspicious circumstances, but whose deaths have not been determined to be homicide.
She was a well-known figure on Puerto Rico social media, where people frequently posted photos and comments mocking her as something of an oddball bag lady. On Sunday, the mockery turned deadly. Someone posted photos of Ms. Not 12 hours later, she was framed in the headlights of a car and shot to death amid a cackle of laughter — her final moments apparently also posted on social media. At 27, Ms.