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A thread for GLBT martyrs (Original Post) theHandpuppet Aug 2013 OP
Matthew Shepard, Wyoming, 1998... hlthe2b Aug 2013 #1
Dwayne Jones, transgender teen stabbed, shot and run over by Jamaican mob Glorfindel Aug 2013 #2
Sadly this thread will get very big. William769 Aug 2013 #3
Mark Carson, shot in the face earlier this year about a block from the Stonewall Inn. Smarmie Doofus Aug 2013 #4
Gay man killed in Russia's second suspected hate crime in weeks William769 Aug 2013 #5
Brandy Martell, murdered in Oakland, CA 2012. nt Zorra Aug 2013 #6
Myles “Lashay” Mclean, a 23-year-old transgender woman, Washington, D.C. theHandpuppet Aug 2013 #7
To the thousands (more?) of GLBT sent to the gas chambers in Nazi Germany. Behind the Aegis Aug 2013 #8
... William769 Aug 2013 #9
Beautiful. theHandpuppet Aug 2013 #11
+1 Zorra Aug 2013 #12
So many gone.... theHandpuppet Aug 2013 #10
My Friend Karen, 1991, Nashville Sissyk Aug 2013 #13
80 men murdered in Sydney during the rampage of gay-hate gangs theHandpuppet Aug 2013 #14
TDOR - updated every year sgsmith Aug 2013 #15
Daniel Zamudio, Santiago, Chile theHandpuppet Aug 2013 #16
to all those mentioned mitchtv Oct 2013 #17
I'm one of those. I've been partially disabled since a hate crime almost 4 years ago nightscanner59 Nov 2013 #19
I had a friend that was nearly beaten to death Aerows Jan 2014 #22
I contributed to it Aerows Feb 2014 #26
This message was self-deleted by its author theHandpuppet Oct 2013 #18
Alan Turing Anthea Carson Dec 2013 #20
Isa Shakhmarli, Azeri Gay Rights Activist theHandpuppet Jan 2014 #21
The world is plenty colorful for all LGBTers. Fearless Feb 2014 #23
Seventeen-year-old Rosin Çiçek of Turkey theHandpuppet Feb 2014 #24
This thread is beautiful and horrible at the same time Aerows Feb 2014 #25
Larry King, age 15 shot to death in school in Oxnard California, Feb 2008 Bluenorthwest Mar 2014 #27
Chilean man dies after alleged anti-gay attack theHandpuppet Apr 2014 #28
Remembering our brothers and sisters in South Africa theHandpuppet May 2014 #29
Thank you, theHandpuppet, for this topic. WilliamTuckness Jun 2014 #30
Yaz’min Shancez, of Fort Myers, Florida theHandpuppet Jun 2014 #31
Mollie Olgin and Mary Kristene Chapa, teenage lesbian couple, Texas theHandpuppet Jun 2014 #32
Arron Leahey, 24, Texas theHandpuppet Jun 2014 #33
Abdulla Ghavami Chahzanjiru and Salman Ghanbari Chahzanjiri, Iran theHandpuppet Aug 2014 #34
Gift Makau, raped and strangled in a case of "corrective rape", South Africa theHandpuppet Aug 2014 #35
Bryan "Feather" Higgins, San Francisco, August 2014 theHandpuppet Aug 2014 #36
I would add Leelah Alcorn to this list. Terra Alta Jan 2015 #37
Jason Gage - Waterloo, Iowa dee_dee_st_martin Mar 2015 #38
Paul Broussard, Houston, TX, 1991 SusanCalvin Jul 2015 #39
Charlie Howard, Bangor Maine, July 7, 1984 72DejaVu Nov 2015 #40
Orlando, Florida Behind the Aegis Jun 2016 #41
Currently only known as "Julie Doe", located in 1988 outside Orlando, Florida. moriah Jun 2016 #42
Message auto-removed Name removed Aug 2017 #43
Muhlaysia Booker, trans woman of color shenmue May 2019 #44
Michelle Washington, trans woman of color shenmue May 2019 #45
Denali Stuckey, trans woman of color shenmue Jul 2019 #46
3 black women in SC, since April 2018 mercuryblues Aug 2019 #47
Message auto-removed Name removed Aug 2021 #48
harvey milk. AllaN01Bear Nov 2021 #49
Sheila Lumumba, Kenyan; nonbinary shenmue Apr 2022 #50
Meghan Riley Lewis, trans woman, lived in Maryland; hosted a holiday party for those who live alone; murdered. shenmue Jan 2024 #51
Samantha Gomez Fonseca, activist shenmue Jan 2024 #52
Nex Benedict, non-binary student shenmue Feb 21 #53

hlthe2b

(102,175 posts)
1. Matthew Shepard, Wyoming, 1998...
Mon Aug 12, 2013, 04:49 PM
Aug 2013

I had a small role in responding to the aftermath of his horrendous injuries... That will never leave me....

--was tortured and murdered near Laramie, Wyoming in October 1998. He was attacked on the night of October 6–7, and died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, on October 12 from severe head injuries.

During the trial, it was widely reported that Shepard was targeted because he was gay.[1] Shepard's murder brought national and international attention to hate crime legislation at the state and federal levels.[2] t

William769

(55,144 posts)
5. Gay man killed in Russia's second suspected hate crime in weeks
Mon Aug 12, 2013, 05:04 PM
Aug 2013
(Reuters) - A man was murdered in Russia because he was gay, investigators said on Monday, the second such killing in less than a month, and activists fear homophobic violence is being fuelled by President Vladimir Putin's conservative agenda.

Three men in a village on the Kamchatka peninsula on Russia's eastern coast stabbed and trampled the victim to death last week, the country's Investigative Committee said.

The suspects, who are under arrest, put the 39-year-old's body in his car and set in on fire, it said in a statement. Interfax news agency reported the victim was a senior administrator at an airport.

It is unusual for Russian authorities to link crimes with homophobia. Last month investigators in the southern city of Volgograd said a 23-year-old man was tortured and killed after revealing he was gay during a drinking session.

Activists said that killing was an example of rising violence against homosexuals, which they fear is being fuelled by a bill backed by Putin's allies in parliament that would ban spreading homosexual "propaganda" among minors.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/03/us-russia-killing-gay-idUSBRE95209Z20130603

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
7. Myles “Lashay” Mclean, a 23-year-old transgender woman, Washington, D.C.
Mon Aug 12, 2013, 05:08 PM
Aug 2013

Murdered July, 2011

No one has been charged in her death. Two weeks after Mclean’s death another transgender woman was approached by a man and shot without provocation. A memorial at the site of Mclean’s death, 61st and Dix Street Northeast, was burned months later.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jun/28/three-recent-attacks-concern-dc-transgender-commun/#ixzz2bn777FL2

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
14. 80 men murdered in Sydney during the rampage of gay-hate gangs
Mon Aug 12, 2013, 06:24 PM
Aug 2013

Story, video and photos at link

Murderous rampage of gay-hate gangs
Has Sydney overlooked an 'epidemic' of up to 80 murders motivated by the hatred of gay men? Rick Feneley investigates.

David McMahon is the gay man who got away. He will never forget the summer's night when a teenage gang ambushed and bashed him and dragged him to a Bondi cliff where their leader told him: ''I'm gunna throw you over the side.''

In December 1989, the 24-year-old McMahon managed to escape and outrun his assailants among a mob of about 18 teenagers. They included four girls cheering on the boys.

Other men did not get away from murderous gangs on the same cliff-top path. These cases have been widely publicised and were part of a wave of ''poofter bashings'' in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

But NSW did not experience a mere wave of gay-hate crimes. ''It was an epidemic,'' says Sue Thompson, a lawyer and the former NSW Police Force gay liaison co-ordinator. The epidemic extended to the Manly cliff-tops and the northern beaches and regional NSW, and might add up to almost 80 murders....

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/murderous-rampage-of-gayhate-gangs-20130726-2qprk.html#ixzz2bnQemiEy

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
16. Daniel Zamudio, Santiago, Chile
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 06:03 PM
Aug 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/28/chile-gay-man-attack-death-_n_1385066.html

Chilean Gay Man's Death After Brutal Attack Sparks National Debate
FEDERICO QUILODRAN 03/28/12 05:52 PM ET

SANTIAGO, Chile — Prosecutors in Chile asked for murder charges Wednesday in the death of a young gay man whose attackers brutally beat him and carved swastikas into his body.

Daniel Zamudio died Tuesday night, 25 days after he was attacked. The case has prompted a national debate in Chile over hate crimes, with President Sebastian Pinera saying from Asia that his government won't rest until a proposed anti-discrimination law is passed.

Four suspects have been jailed on attempted murder charges, some of whom already have criminal records for attacks on gays.

Hours after Zamudio's death, prosecutor Ernesto Vazquez formally requested that the charges be changed to premeditated murder, carrying maximum life sentences if convicted. He said the attack was clearly motivated by homophobia.... MORE

mitchtv

(17,718 posts)
17. to all those mentioned
Thu Oct 17, 2013, 02:57 PM
Oct 2013

God Speed, I remember many who didn't die and just suffered their "Gay knocks" with no justice. except the poet Jimmie Gutierrez, who caught a couple of strait boys pushing a young Gay kid around,on 18th &Castro yet. he promptly beat the shit out of straity,while the forming crowd kept #2 thug at bay, All the time Jimmie was saying"how does it feel getting beat up by a faggot?", and the like. It made my night humming "My Boyfriend's Back" Ah Jimmie,I hope you see Allen where you are.

nightscanner59

(802 posts)
19. I'm one of those. I've been partially disabled since a hate crime almost 4 years ago
Wed Nov 6, 2013, 12:58 PM
Nov 2013

When I was doored off my bicycle in what was highly suspected as an anti-gay crime. Reason being I kept having drive by "Faggot" yelled at my home, then the same spray painted on it, within a couple months of this happening.
I cannot identify my attackers. It came unexpectedly, so suddenly, and I was too dazed only to realized I was being repeatedly kicked in the head. It took a sort of hypnosis and drug enhanced therapy to recall what I could at a University PTSD study I participated in: but during that EMDR-like sessions I realized that I had been kicked in the head something on the order of 100 times by my attackers, I could smell strong whiskey and they were laughing and making homophobic comments.
I'm a radiologic technologist with over 20 years experience in CT and Xray. Unfortunately I have limitations to my physical ability to perform my chosen profession, due to pinched nerves in my neck. Insurance companies have rejected me for all plans. I have taken what Xray assignments I can. I'm fortunate not to have lost most of my cognitive abilities, but I'm not who I was before this occurence, by any long shot. I can no longer ride a bicycle or a motorcycle due to chronic dizziness. I've had dozens of chronic ear infections since. My right eye still has a partially detached retina. I've been opiate free for 6 months now, but still have some days I have trouble with old fractures.
I am documented TBI case now basically multiple post concussive syndrome. I still want to work, and live much like I did before this happened but it is very difficult. I have difficulty sometimes forming sentences verbally in proper syntax, and have to go kind of slowly at this. I refuse to become dependent on SSDI though, because I still don't really have a home. I sold the house there in Arizona, still have some ranch property in Radiator Springs! But this fucked up all my plans for building a home there. Its still a campout. I've finally paid off over 10,000 dollars worth of debt this attack caused me. State of Arizona refused me victims of crime compensation. (R) bastards.
I'm living on the edge of homelessness still, hoping I can pick up work soon. Only a few places have been understanding of my limitations, however, which are not severe, but ever present. I'm hoping to go back to one of the best jobs I've had, but things aren't as lucrative for rad techs as they were years ago.
In 9 days from now I go back to the ranch for a while, then off to El Centro hot springs to stay warm for the winter. Caleb and I will be living in a tent there till I can pick up work again.

 

Aerows

(39,961 posts)
22. I had a friend that was nearly beaten to death
Thu Jan 30, 2014, 07:04 PM
Jan 2014

on the street in Houston, TX. His partner couldn't ride with him to the hospital, and everyone just stood around in shock.

We never knew what happened, because the family sealed off all contact, blamed his friends for the incident, and that was that.



I can't imagine how bad it was for him to wake up impaired and with no one he knew or cared about around him, cut off from all of his friends.

I regret that I didn't try harder to get in touch with him to this day.

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theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
21. Isa Shakhmarli, Azeri Gay Rights Activist
Fri Jan 24, 2014, 12:44 AM
Jan 2014
The Huffington Post
Isa Shakhmarli, Azeri Gay Rights Activist, Allegedly Commits Suicide With A Rainbow Flag
Posted: 01/23/2014 12:30 pm EST

Members of Azerbaijan's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are in mourning this week after the unexpected death of one of their leading advocates.

As the AFP reports, 20-year-old Isa Shakhmarli was found dead Jan. 22 after reportedly hanging himself with a rainbow flag. Shakhmarli was the chairman of Azerbaijan Free LGBT, a Baku-based gay rights advocacy group, according to the report.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has published an excerpt of a note that the LGBT activist apparently wrote to friends on his Facebook page.

"This world is not colorful enough for my colors," part of the note read, according to the report....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/23/isa-shakhmarli-gay-activist-dead-_n_4652416.html?ref=topbar

Fearless

(18,421 posts)
23. The world is plenty colorful for all LGBTers.
Wed Feb 12, 2014, 04:54 AM
Feb 2014

It's a cruel, bitter tragedy that everyone isn't able to find such a place in the world before it's too late. The excerpted quote is just absolutely heartbreaking. No words.

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
24. Seventeen-year-old Rosin Çiçek of Turkey
Thu Feb 13, 2014, 08:53 AM
Feb 2014

Seventeen-year-old Roşin Çiçek, beaten and shot to death by his father and uncles in 2012, just for being gay.

 

Aerows

(39,961 posts)
25. This thread is beautiful and horrible at the same time
Thu Feb 27, 2014, 01:00 AM
Feb 2014

and I can't even name the victim of violence because my girlfriend and my friends forced me away. It happened on Montrose Ave in Houston, and a gay man was nearly beaten to death. One of my other friends got punched, but as a crowd we got dragged away.

It is unspeakable how you feel when you see a person get the stew beaten out of them. For no other reason than being themselves and having an opinion. A part of me died that day, and I am thankful for the friend that held me back because I was ready to dive in ... and probably would have gotten the shit beaten out of me, too.

Which makes me a coward, I guess, but I couldn't because I was unable to do anything.

 

Bluenorthwest

(45,319 posts)
27. Larry King, age 15 shot to death in school in Oxnard California, Feb 2008
Wed Mar 12, 2014, 05:11 PM
Mar 2014

Also Pasha whose last name I do not know
Also others.....

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
28. Chilean man dies after alleged anti-gay attack
Tue Apr 8, 2014, 06:56 AM
Apr 2014

The Washington Blade (D.C.)
April 7, 2014 | by Michael K. Lavers
Chilean man dies after alleged anti-gay attack

A Chilean man who had been in a coma for nearly six months after a group of men allegedly attacked him because he was gay died on Sunday.

Wladimir Sepúlveda passed away at a hospital in Rancagua, a city that is roughly 55 miles south of Santiago, the Chilean capital.

The 21-year-old had been in a vegetative state after a group of six men attacked him last October in the nearby town of San Francisco de Mostazal. The Movement for Homosexual Integration and Liberation, a Chilean LGBT advocacy group, said Sepúlveda’s assailants shouted anti-gay slurs at him as they kicked him and punched him in the head.

“The death of Wladimir Sepúlveda, who spent months fighting for his life, is a painful and sad moment,” said Álvaro Elizalde, spokesperson for President Michelle Bachelet, in a statement late on Sunday. “On behalf of the government I want to express my condolences through an embrace of solidarity with his relatives.” ....

- See more at: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/04/07/chilean-man-dies-after-alleged-anti-gay-attack/#sthash.Ixp0r7LE.dpuf

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
29. Remembering our brothers and sisters in South Africa
Tue May 20, 2014, 01:02 PM
May 2014
Lesbians Eudy Simelane and Noxolo Nogwaza, murdered 2008 and 2011, respectively, South Africa. Eudy was gang-raped and stabbed to death. Her naked body was dumped in a stream in the Kwa Thema township outside Johannesburg. Noxolo was raped, and stabbed multiple times with glass shards. Her skull was shattered. Her eyes were reportedly gouged from their sockets. Ms. Nogwaza had been seen earlier that evening in a bar with a female friend.
Zukiswa Gaca, 2009. Lesbian victim of “corrective rape”
Tebogo Motswagi, a transgender woman, in 2001 was raped by seven men and penetrated with a broomstick.
Thamsanqa Mdluli was gang raped in 1994. During the attack, one of the men told Thamsanqa that they were raping him to restore his manhood
Simphiwe Thandeka, lesbian, three times a victim of “corrective rape”. The first rape was by her Uncle, the second by her uncle’s friend, who raped Simphiwe multiple times and beat her with a clothes hanger. “He told me I was going to be his wife and not a lesbian,” she said. The third rape was committed by a local priest.
Lindeka Stulo, who in 2010 was attacked by a man while walking home. He slammed her head into a nearby wall with a heavy crate. Two weeks later, the same man struck her on the back of the head with a bar. “You are a girl, not a boy,” she remembers hearing. "I am going to beat you until you stop what you are doing with other girls.”
Pearl Mali was raped for the first time by an elderly man whom her mother brought home from church. She was 12 years old. The man raped her in her bedroom almost daily until she was 16 years old. “My mother didn’t want me to be gay so she asked him to move in and be my husband. She hoped it would change me.”

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/07/26/opinion/26corrective-rape.html?_r=1&
 

WilliamTuckness

(41 posts)
30. Thank you, theHandpuppet, for this topic.
Tue Jun 17, 2014, 10:07 PM
Jun 2014

There was a gay guy some years ago that was beaten to death by an Army guy in Independence, MO. I just don't remember his name.

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
31. Yaz’min Shancez, of Fort Myers, Florida
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 05:09 PM
Jun 2014

Yaz’min Shancez, of Fort Myers, Florida a transgender woman whose burned body was found behind a garbage bin on June 19, 2014.


theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
32. Mollie Olgin and Mary Kristene Chapa, teenage lesbian couple, Texas
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 05:16 PM
Jun 2014

Mollie Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were shot and sexually assaulted in a Texas park on June 23, 2012. The two were bound and shot execution style. Mollie was killed. Birdwatchers found the pair the next morning and rescued Mary Kristene, who was left with lifelong disabilities from being shot in the head.

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
33. Arron Leahey, 24, Texas
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 05:21 PM
Jun 2014

24-year-old Arron Keahey was brutally assaulted by 19 year Brice Johnson. Keahey was hospitalized for 10 days in Fort Worth and was diagnosed and treated for multiple skull and facial fractures. The investigation revealed that on the night of the incident, Johnson saved Keahey’s cell phone number using a gay slur as a contact name, and Johnson later stated that he was playing a prank on the victim because of his sexual orientation, again using a gay slur when referring to Keahey.

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
34. Abdulla Ghavami Chahzanjiru and Salman Ghanbari Chahzanjiri, Iran
Wed Aug 20, 2014, 03:03 AM
Aug 2014

Abdulla Ghavami Chahzanjiru and Salman Ghanbari Chahzanjiri were killed on 6 August, 2014, according to at least one report, for ‘consensual sodomy’.

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
35. Gift Makau, raped and strangled in a case of "corrective rape", South Africa
Wed Aug 20, 2014, 03:07 AM
Aug 2014

Young lesbian Gift Makau, 18, was found dead in Tshing location, August, 2014. She had been raped and strangled with wire and a shoelace and a hosepipe had been shoved into her mouth.

theHandpuppet

(19,964 posts)
36. Bryan "Feather" Higgins, San Francisco, August 2014
Wed Aug 20, 2014, 03:11 AM
Aug 2014

A gay man named Bryan Higgins, known to friends and family as Feather Lynn, was brutally attacked over the weekend in the Castro District of San Francisco. A part of the city’s radical faerie community, Feather’s body was discovered early Sunday morning, unconscious and lacking any identifying belongings. However, after police sought help from the community in identifying the man, a family member came forward and identified Feather.
Bryan died shortly after being taken off life support.

Terra Alta

(5,158 posts)
37. I would add Leelah Alcorn to this list.
Mon Jan 19, 2015, 06:28 PM
Jan 2015

I know it's technically a suicide and not murder by someone else, but transphobia -- mainly from her "parents" -- led to her death.

May she rest in peace.

Behind the Aegis

(53,925 posts)
41. Orlando, Florida
Tue Jun 14, 2016, 02:17 PM
Jun 2016


Posted date: June 12, 2016


During this difficult time, we offer heartfelt condolences to the families of the 49 victims who lost their lives during the Pulse tragedy. To the families and friends of the victims, your city is with you and will continue to be with you as you deal with this unimaginable tragedy.

Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old

Amanda Alvear, 25 years old

Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26 years old

Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33 years old

Antonio Davon Brown, 29 years old

Darryl Roman Burt II, 29 years old

Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28 years old

Juan Chevez-Martinez, 25 years old

Luis Daniel Conde, 39 years old

Cory James Connell, 21 years old

Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25 years old

Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32 years old

Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31 years old

Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25 years old

Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26 years old

Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years old

Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old

Paul Terrell Henry, 41 years old

Frank Hernandez, 27 years old

Miguel Angel Honorato, 30 years old

Javier Jorge-Reyes, 40 years old

Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19 years old

Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years old

Anthony Luis Laureanodisla, 25 years old

Christopher Andrew Leinonen, 32 years old

Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21 years old

Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49 years old

Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25 years old

Kimberly Morris, 37 years old

Akyra Monet Murray, 18 years old

Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years old

Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25 years old

Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old

Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32 years old

Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35 years old

Enrique L. Rios, Jr., 25 years old

Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27 years old

Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado, 35 years old

Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24 years old

Yilmary Rodriguez Solivan, 24 years old

Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old

Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33 years old

Martin Benitez Torres, 33 years old

Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24 years old

Juan P. Rivera Velazquez, 37 years old

Luis S. Vielma, 22 years old

Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50 years old

Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37 years old

Jerald Arthur Wright, 31 years old


See: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=7904511

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mercuryblues

(14,526 posts)
47. 3 black women in SC, since April 2018
Wed Aug 21, 2019, 09:00 AM
Aug 2019

were found shot to death, in their cars on the side of the road. Their murders remain unsolved


Black transgender woman, Pebbles LaDime “Dime” Doe, has been killed in South Carolina, the second transgender woman killed in South Carolina in only two weeks, reported The Post and Courier.
24-year-old Doe was found on Sunday (August 4) slumped over the steering wheel of her car in Allendale County, along the South Carolina-Georgia border. She was identified by family and local LGBTQ advocacy group the Alliance for Full Acceptance.

<snip>

Her death comes only about two weeks after trans woman Denali Berries Stuckey was also murdered in South Carolina. Stuckey was found shot dead on the side of the road in North Charleston on July 20.

https://thegavoice.com/news/second-trans-woman-killed-in-south-carolina-in-two-weeks/


From 2018
April has begun sadly with the murder of another transgender woman — Sasha Wall, found shot to death in a car on a South Carolina road Sunday morning.

https://www.advocate.com/crime/2018/4/03/transgender-woman-shot-death-south-carolina

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shenmue

(38,506 posts)
52. Samantha Gomez Fonseca, activist
Thu Jan 18, 2024, 02:39 PM
Jan 2024
https://www.courthousenews.com/trans-women-demand-dignity-after-activist-murdered-in-mexico-city/

From the article:

"Protests calling for the dignity of transgender women closed off Reforma Avenue this week following the murder of activist Samantha Gómez Fonseca."
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