Skylar Harrison, a 30 Year Old Black Trans Woman, Has Been Found Dead In D.C. Park

Photo of transgender woman Skylar Harrison Reeves

A 30 year old Black trans woman was found dead in Marvin Gaye Park in Washington, DC on Monday, October 2, 2023. Her name was Skylar Harrison (sometimes styled Skylar Harrison Reeves.) The Crime The circumstances of her death and how her body was found have led to many questions directed to the D.C. Police […]

30 year old Black Trans Choreographer Killed in Milwaukee

Chyna Long

A Black trans woman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin named Chyna Long, was shot to death in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 8. She was 30 years old. The Crime According to WISN: In the early morning, Milwaukee police say they’re investigating a fatal shooting that resulted in an unidentified victim dying at the scene. It happened around […]

35 Year Old Trans Latina Sherlyn Marjorie Killed in Albuquerque

Sherlyn Marjorie

Her name was Sherlyn Marjorie. She was a Latina trans woman, just 35 years old when she was found dead alongside a road in Albuquerque, New Mexico on September 26, 2023. She had been missing since September 16, 2023. The Crime The man who murdered Sherlyn was arrested on October 12. He claims they had […]

On This One Year Anniversary of Anti-Trans Messaging from Eight Pittsburgh Radio Stations

Eight radio station ads

A Troubling Anniversary for the Pittsburgh LGBTQ Community One year ago, I received my first tip about the transphobic ads running on local Pittsburgh radio stations. I spent a lot of hours trying to track down the ad, figure out the FCC information, and encouraging people to contact the stations. All in all, eight of […]

Family Of Adreya Harden Files Lawsuit Against Her School

Adreya harden memorial Trans Day of Remembrance 2021

Adreya Harden was a 15 year old student at  Wyoming Valley School District and the West Side Career and Technical Center in Luzerne County. She was also a transgender teen who faced indescribable violence and bullying from her classmates, her school, and the community. The school district and teachers refused to use her name, insisting […]

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

Deidre Starling profile photo.

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.

Two photos of a Navajo adult trans woman with chin length hair. In one she's wearing a white dress and in the other a button up paisleey shirt

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 […]

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 […]

Pittsburgh City Council Passes Two Bills Protecting Gender-Affirming Care

Earlier this month, Pittsburgh City Council passed two bills aimed at protecting gender-affirming care for the city’s LGBTQ population. One protects information of those who provide this care and the other preempts statewide legislative restrictions on gender-affirming care. One of the bills would make Pittsburgh a “sanctuary city” regarding gender-affirming services. This amends a previous […]

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 […]