The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an event created by Gwen Smith held each year on November 20. The event raises awareness of violence against transgender people. It misses, however, the opportunity to create solidarity with Women by failing to note that it is Men who commit violence against transgender people in overwhelming numbers. We look […]
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Transgender Law and Policy Institute estimates the Transgender population at 2 – 5% of the US population. National Center for Transgender Equality reports that only 0.25 – 1.0 % of the US population are Transsexual, persons suffering from a complete psychosexual inversion who desire to transition to…
Transgender activists have framed the issue of Male Violence against Trans people as something wholly different from Male Violence against Women. This is a missed opportunity for solidarity around the issue of Male Violence.
It’s overwhelmingly Male Violence that Kills Transgender People. Male Violence. It’s a crisis.
Robert James Spells was charged with shooting a 21-year-old transgender woman during a robbery and forcing an 11-year-old girl into prostitution, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Spells was also charged with six other felonies including second-degree robbery, offering the child to men for sex and two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a […]
James Dixon, 24, of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn was arrested for the brutal 2013 beating death of transgender woman Islan Nettles — nearly two years after confessing to the crime, prosecutors said. Brooklyn Man Arrested for 2013 Death of Transgender Woman Islan Nettles – Hamilton Heights – DNAinfo
Kevin Golec is charged with killing his adult child. US_ Ohio man charged with stabbing transgender daughter to death · PinkNews
Henry Richard Gleaves is accused of killing a gay man. News outlets initially reported the victim to be a transgender woman. 20-year-old wanted for murder at Fern Valley Hotel Louisville Murder Highlights 2015’s Already Alarming Anti-LGBT Violence _ Advocate Killer sought after man found shot in Fern Valley hotel parking – wave3 UPDATE_ Another Black Trans Woman […]
Michael Adams Jr. is a “transgender woman” who murdered his girlfriend, Amber Hartwig, while he was “transitioning.” She was apparently killed in front of their children, 18 and 10. Transgendered Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Death of Girlfriend _ fox4kc
Brodes Wayne Joynes is charged with a hate crime and attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a transgender woman in the chest. Man charged in attack on transgendered woman on Muni pleads not guilty _ Crime & Courts _ San Francisco _ San Francisco Examiner.