Today, most transgender murder cases continue to remain unsolved in the United States because police are struggling to connect with LGBTQ+ communities and properly represent victims in the media. Several experts and advocates for the transgender and LGBTQ+ communities have stated that United States police routinely fail to protect transgender victims via illformed state hate crime laws and improper identification practices such as misgendering and misnaming individuals.
Grammy-nominated artist, music producer, revolutionizer of the avant-garde pop genre, and LGBTQIA+ icon, Sophie Xeon, is dead.
With the death of Samuel Edmund Damian Valentin, seven trans people have been killed Puerto Rico within the past year. LGBTQ+ activists like Pedro Julio Serrano are demanding that the government declare a state of emergency for gender violence and hate crimes. Additionally, the violence is the worst it has been in over a decade. In 2020, more trans people were murdered in the U.S. than in 2019.
On Monday, Duterte issued a pardon to Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, who has been in prison since 2014 for murdering Jennifer Laude.
This week, we discuss the murder of Toyin Salau and the recent black trangender murders of Riah Milton and Remy Fells. Plus, we have special guests Nightmerica Podcast!
MurderMurder News presents the biggest true crime stories of the week! This week we discuss a missing soldier, transgender murders in Puerto Rico, and the shooting of a postal worker. Plus, we have special guests Slay Queens!
The murderer, of Houston, Texas, was handed a death sentence by a jury on Tuesday over the 2010 murders of transgender woman Charlie Rodriguez and homeless woman Reita Long.
Alexa Negrón Luciano — also known as Neulisa Luciano Ruiz — a homeless, transgender woman who was brutally killed in the city of Toa Baja last Monday.
Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, evoked the memory of slain transgender teen Nikki Kuhnhausen before her colleagues last week approved a bill limiting so-called panic defenses.
Kuhnhausen, 17, disappeared in early June. Her remains were discovered Dec. 7 after a human skull was found in the woods at Larch Mountain, southeast of Battle Ground.
Serena Daniari was at the West 155th Street subway station in Harlem waiting for a C train around 9 p.m. when a man and woman started shouting transphobic slurs at her, Daniari said.
An arrest was made in the fatal shooting of Michelle Washington, said Philadelphia police. No arrests yet in the death of Muhlaysia Booker, said Dallas police.
Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected.