Black Trans Woman, Starr Brown, Killed by Coworker in Memphis

Starr Brown was a 28 year old Black trans woman living in Memphis when she was killed by a gun shot to her left side. Starr went to work on an April Thursday afternoon at Checkers, a fast food restaurant in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee as she did many times. She worked past midnight. […]

A Black Trans Woman Was Killed in Las Vegas in January. Now we know her name was Sasha Williams

Sasha Wilson

The Crime Sasha Williams was a 36 year old Black trans woman who was killed in Las Vegas on January 26, 2024. Sadly, it took months to confirm her identity. The Las Vegas Review Journal published a good local story last week. On Jan. 26, at about 10:45 a.m., LVMPD Communications received a report of […]

Latina Trans Woman Andrea Doria Dos Passos, 37, Violently Murdered While Sleeping on Miami Sidewalk

The Crime Content Note: violence, transgender person, homelessness, mental illness. Please note that the description of the murder is graphic and vicious. Andrea Doria Dos Passos was a 37 year old Latina trans woman. She was homeless, sleeping outside the Miami City Ballet building in Miami Beach on April 22, 2024 when she was brutally […]

Mourning Nevaeh ‘River’ Goddard: The Brutal Killing Of A 17 Year Old Nonbinary Teen in Massachusetts

River Nevaeh Goddard

The tragic death of 17 year old River Goddard, also known as Phoenix and Nevaeh has rocked their Rhode Island and Massachusetts communities. We have also learned that River identified as nonbinary. The Crime The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children listed River as a missing child since April 2022, around age 15. On […]

Trans Latina África Parrilla García Was Killed in San Juan

África Parrilla García, a Latina trans woman, was shot and killed in San Juan on February 2. She was 25. New of her death has recently come to light. The Crime An unknown gunman shot África multiple times on Aurora Street in the capital city at around 1 a.m. on February 2, according to Puerto […]

Black Trans Man Shot to Death in Miami

Tee Arnold Lagend Billions

Tee Arnold, 36, was also known as ‘Lagend Billions’ by friends and family A 36 year old trans man has died days after being shot in Hallandale Beach, Florida on April 3, 2024. He was rushed to the hospital where he died four days later. His name was Tee Arnold, he was also known as […]

Brutal 2015 Murder of a Young Trans Woman in Columbus

Ryan Zimmerman was a 21-year-old trans person from Kentucky who went missing in Columbus, Ohio, in 2015. The ex-spouse of her male partner and the spouse’s new wife killed her in 2015. Most of this information, including her identity, recently came to light. ContentNote: anti-trans violence, murder, dismemberment, missing persons The Crime Based on this […]

Two Arrested in the Death of Trans Woman Cecilia Gentili

Cecilia Gentili

In February, friends and family gathered to mourn the unexpected death of beloved trans activist, Cecilia Gentili. This month two people have been charged Monday for allegedly distributing the heroin and fentanyl that caused her death. The Crime Text messages, cell site data, and other evidence showed that 52-year-old Antonio Venti of Long Island sold […]

Trans Man Alex Franco, 21, Shot to Death in Utah

Alex Jordan

The body of a 21 year old Utah trans man discovered Tuesday morning in “remote desert area in Utah County,” according to authorities. Alex Franco appears to have died from a single gunshot, but police are waiting on coroner’s full report. According to Taylorsville Police, Alex’s body was found in a western part of Lehi, a […]

Add Jacob Williamson to the Conversation about Brutal Violence Targeting Trans and Nonbinary Youth

Transgender youth

Content Note: transgender, anti-trans violence, graphic descriptions of violence As we continue to grieve the violent death of Nex Benedict in Oklahoma, there’s another case that should hold our attention. Jacob Williamson, an 18 year old white trans man, was brutally murdered in Monroe, North Carolina while on a first date with someone he met […]