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Tampa Transwoman Shot, Shooter Faces Attempted Murder Charge

Bay News 9 reports a transwoman was shot in the 5000 block of Winnie Street N. on the morning of April 9.  A Tampa teen is being charged with attempted murder in the shooting.  Tavares Spencer, 16, is facing charges of attempted murder, robbery and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. The charges carry enhanced penalties … Continue reading

Mexican Trans Advocate Found Murdered

Mexican transgender advvocate, Agnes Torres was found murdered, showing evidence of torture, after disappearing on Friday. As reported on Queerty, 28 year old Agnes Torres’ body was discovered in a ditch, with burn marks on her body and a slashed throat.  On Monday, close to 2,000 people congregated outside Puebla’s civic plaza, seeking justice and … Continue reading

Help Cece MacDonald!

From Support Cece at wordpress.com (TRIGGER WARNINGS FOR TRANSPHOBIC, RACIST VIOLENCE): Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald is a young African American transgender woman charged with “second degree murder” after an incident that began when she was violently attacked because of her gender and race. CeCe is a creative and energetic person who, before her life was so … Continue reading

Hunting Trans Prostitutes Isn’t “Heinous Enough” For D.A.

A San Francisco District Attorney has decided that not only is hunting down transgender women to assault, rape and murder isn’t a hate crime, it’s also not “heinous enough” to warrant the death penalty. This isn’t the first time Donzell Francis is in trouble with the law in regards to transgender women: Donzell Francis, 42, … Continue reading

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