62 Year Old Trans Woman Deidre Sterling Died in Texas. Her Body is Unclaimed

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The body of Deidra Esmerelda Sterling was found on April 1, 2022 in Carrollton, Texas. Her case was updated January 17, 2023. Deidra was a trans woman. Her body remains unclaimed. The circumstances of her death are not suggestive of violence, she was found dead in her bed by her landlord. She was about 63. […]

Marilyn Augustine Hendren, a 51 year old Native HIV+ Trans Woman, Died in Tulsa. No One Has Claimed Her Body.

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Marilyn Augustine Hendren was born in Keams Canyon, Arizona in May 1972. She attended Tecumseh High School. Marilyn described herself on Facebook as “gay Native American and HIV + for 23 yrs.” She lived in Albuquerque and then Tulsa. It is believed she was a registered member of the Navajo Nation per a document found […]

27 year old Gender Nonconforming Thaddeus ‘Tad’ Keegan Bradley Killed

The body of Thaddeus “Tad” Keegan Bradley was found 9 Sep 2021, in Willits, CA, but identified April 2023. Tad was identified as gender non-conforming and found in women’s clothing,  Their parent reported Bradley missing to the Arcata Police Department in July 2022, Note that we have not been able to determine Tad’s pronouns so […]

22 Year Old Trans Man Luis Ángel Díaz Castro Killed by Domestic Partner in Puerto Rico

Luis Ángel Díaz Castro was killed 12 Aug 2023 in San Juan, Puerto Rico by his ex-domestic partner. Luis identified as a Latino trans man and lived in the El Trébol residential complex, in Río Piedras. His mother reported him missing, she hadn’t seen him since the Monday before. She told police that her son […]

Unidentified Trans Folx Dead in Texas and Oregon

In addition to the eight memorial posts published over the past week, there are two more deaths to acknowledge. We don’t have many details. If you have information on either person, please reach out. From Dallas, the body of a person who seems to be a transwoman or otherwise in the transgender community was discovered […]

25 year old Trans Man Codii Lawrence Killed

The epidemic of anti-trans violence struck close to home with the reported death of 25 year old Dacoda ‘Codii’ Lawrence of Steubenville, Ohio on September 5, 2023 at 3:30 AM. Steubenville is about 40 miles from Pittsburgh. Codii died in nearby Weirton, Brooke County, West Virginia. The Brooke County Sheriff’s Office said a person was […]

Nonbinary Black Artist YOKO Killed in New Orleans

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New Orleans based nonbinary artist YOKO was killed in a hit and run accident on September 19, 2023. They were 30 years old. The non-binary artist was killed Tuesday by a hit-and-run driver in Gentilly. New Orleans police said it happened just before 6 p.m. at Franklin and Fillmore avenues. Police said the victim was driving […]

Transgender Woman Alexa Sokova Shot To Death In Florida

Alexa Alex Andreevna Sokova was a 30 years old Russian born model living in Florida. She was last seen on August 30, 2023. On September 8th, 2023, she* was found deceased in a wooded area near Warbler Ave SW and St Andre Boulevard SW in Palm Bay, Florida. She had been shot multiple times. Her […]

Black Trans Woman Bre’Asia Bankz Shot to Death in Arizona

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Bre’Asai Bankz was born and raised in Crossett, Arkansas. She moved with her family first to Los Vegas and then to Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Crossett High School, she went on to study at the University of Arkansas and then studied hair styling at Beauty Education. At age 27, her life ended at […]

32 Year Old Black Trans Woman Charm Wilson Killed in Cleveland

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Charm Wilson was a 32 year old Black trans woman living in Cleveland. On Thursday September 8, 2023, she was struck and killed by a car in her hometown. The driver was taken into police custody, but there is no word on charges being filed. The media has misgendered and deadnamed Charm. Charm was born […]