The violence is getting more wild and more crazy. I feel like we are being targeted. In a three-month span, three black trans or gender-nonconforming people were killed in Detroit this year, two near Palmer Park. During one week in summer , three transgender women were shot, one fatally, near the park. I do what I got to do to survive.
Transgender Day of Remembrance: At least 22 trans people killed in 2019
Transgender Day of Remembrance: At least 22 trans people killed in
Right-wing extremists, including white supremacists , were responsible for the majority of extremist-related murders in the U. The report says 42 people were killed by domestic extremists in — 38 of them by assailants who subscribe to extreme right-wing ideologies. There were 17 fatal incidents, the group found. Of those, the deadliest was the mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas , that killed 22 and wounded two dozen more in August Authorities have said the alleged shooter, Patrick Crusius, targeted Hispanics and posted a racist, anti-immigrant manifesto online before the rampage that railed against what he called a "Hispanic invasion of Texas. The deadly incidents also included the shooting at a synagogue in Poway, California that killed one woman and wounded three other people in April
Murders of Transgender People in 2020 Surpasses Total for Last Year In Just Seven Months
It's only November, yet is the deadliest year on record for the transgender community. Today, November 20, is Transgender Day of Remembrance. She was killed in her home on November 28, , a few days shy of her 35 th birthday. Twenty-two years later, her murder has not been solved. On the first anniversary of Hester's death, trans advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith organized a vigil to commemorate Hester and all transgender people lost to violence since her death.
Three years after a Massachusetts jury acquitted William Palmer on murder charges in the death of year-old Chanelle Pickett, who was killed Nov. Rita Hester , 35, died Nov. Then the next year, in , Smith created the first Transgender Day of Remembrance.