We remember the names of the transgender people whose lives have been lost to anti-trangender violence over the years and continue to demand increased and accurate media coverage of transgender people in their lives and in death. These are the names of transgender people we know of whose lives have been taken due to anti-transgender violence, but should be noted that these crimes often are misreported, go underreported, or are not reported at all. We have added the names of the three people lost after November 20 of last year to our reporting for She was 22 years old. She was 39 years old. She was 25 years old.
Murders of Transgender People in 2020 Surpasses Total for Last Year In Just Seven Months
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Sadly , has already seen at least 44 transgender or gender non-conforming people fatally shot or killed by other violent means, the majority of which were Black and Latinx transgender women. We say at least because too often these stories go unreported -- or misreported. Since HRC began tracking this data in , advocates have never seen such a high number at this point in the year. These victims, like all of us, are loving partners, parents, family members, friends and community members. They worked, went to school and attended houses of worship.
Fatal Violence Against the Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Community in 2020
This year is on track to be the deadliest for transgender and gender non-conforming people in the US, according to the Human Rights Campaign. HRC has tracked fatal violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people since As reported by Axios. Most victims were Black or Latina women.
A year-old Latina transgender woman, Alexandria Winchester, was reportedly found shot to death on December 26 in the Bronx, New York. View on Facebook. Pugh, a year-old Black, gender non-conforming person who used he and they pronouns, was fatally shot in Prichard, Alabama on December 13 while attending a Christmas party. Key, a year old Black trans woman, was fatally shot on Christmas day in Chicago. These deaths are just a part of a continued epidemic of homicides against trans and nonconforming communities around the world.