The homes of two victims were set on fire while they were still in them. Weathers' lawyer told local television affiliates that his client maintains his innocence. Fortson was an active member of the ballroom community and had children, according to local media. A back-of-envelope calculation based on this data would suggest that the average trans person has a one-in, to one-in, chance of being murdered in the UK over the course of a year. What it means for the Trump administration to legally define 'sex'. After an autopsy, her death was ruled a homicide and the investigation is ongoing. Releasing this information could be equivalent to releasing individual personal details which we are legally obliged not to do.
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Activists say anti-trans rhetoric stigmatizes the community and raises the risk of violence. The transgender community appears especially vulnerable. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. We should be shocked. Stars Screen Binge Culture Media.
But — again based on unofficial figures — it appears that trans people are more likely to experience other violent crimes, for example domestic abuse. The local community held a vigil in her honor. All but one of the victims in were trans women, and all but one were people of color. She loved video games and was a self-described geek, according to her social media profile. How does that compare to the wider population?