When 20 year old Black Trans Woman Shandon Floyd Went Missing, Why Didn’t We Look For Her?

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The Crime Shandon Floyd, a 20-year-old Black trans woman from Florence, South Carolina, was found dead in a car in nearby Columbia, South Carolina on Nov. 15 almost a week after she was reported missing. Is it estimated that she died on November 8. As of now, we know Shandon was visiting family and friends […]

The Murder of Trans Man Jean Thomas Butchart

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The Crime As has been noted, a 26 year old white trans man, Jean Thomas Butchart was fatally shot in a Belleville, Michigan mobile home park on August 4, 2023. According to the Macomb Daily: Matthew Torrey Tiggs,22, is charged in a crime spree that began in the Van Buren Estates mobile home park. He […]

GLAAD Published My Essay for the Trans Day of Remembrance

I was asked to write this piece for GLAAD in honor of the Trans Day of Remembrance – Sue For ten years, I have been documenting violence against the trans community by writing memorial posts on my blog, Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents. While my work overlaps with the work of Transgender Day of Remembrance volunteers, I am […]

Honoring the Dead: Trans Day of Remembrance Events in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania

According to GLAAD and Remember Our Dead, TDOR started in San Francisco in 1999, when trans advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith held a vigil honoring the memory of Rita Hester, a trans woman who was killed in her home two days before her 35th birthday. Ever since, TDOR has taken place on November 20th. Attendees honor Rita and her […]

How Do We Cope When Two Black Trans And GNC Young Adults Are Shot to Death in Ohio?

The Crime Gun violence in Toledo claimed the lives of a Black trans woman and a gender nonconforming gay Black man, both age 21. They were best friends, killed by gunfire in the same incident. Two adults were taken to the hospital in critical condition after a shooting around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. A press release […]

We Just Learned that the Name of a Black Trans Woman Shot to Death in April is LaKendra Andrews

The Crime Recently, we learned of the shooting death of 26 year old Black trans woman LaKendra Andrews in Dallas in April 2023 from Nu Trans Movement. Previously, reporting on her death had misgendered her and used her deadname, leaving her off these lists for over six months. At around 8:35 a.m. April 29, police […]

Latest Trans Day of Remembrance on TikTok Videos #TDOR

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Follow us on our TikTok channel @pghlesbianblog ♬ original sound – PghLesbian Correspondents Blog @pghlesbianblog Marilyn Augustine Hendren, a self-described gay, Native American, HIV+ transgender woman died at the age of 50 in Tulsa. Her body has not been claimed. She was enrolled with the Navajo Nation. read more at pghlesbian.com #trans #transgender #transwoman #transwomen […]

26 Year Old Black Trans Woman London Price Shot to Death in her Miami Home

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A 26 year old Black trans woman was shot to death in her Miami home on Monday, October 23, 2023. The Crime Loved ones are demanding justice after a transgender woman was murdered at her own home in front of her grandmother in northwest Miami-Dade. London Price, 26, was killed Monday afternoon at the home […]

27 year old Trans Woman Dolli Goins Died in Oregon

The Crime An unidentified person who died in Eugene, Oregon in early August has been identified as 27 year old Dolli Goins. On August 10, 2023 the body of a deceased person was discovered by a passerby in front of the St. Vincent de Paul used car lot, State Hwy 99 North. The decedent was […]

Lovely Page, a Black LGBTQ Person, Died From Gun Violence in Chicago

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Lovely Page was a 62 year old gender nonconforming person living in Chicago. In late August, they were shot to death, but this only came to our attention this week. A person was found dead in an alley after being shot in the Garfield Park neighborhood late Wednesday night, police said. Lewis Page, 62, was […]