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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance: All text on graphic from caption. #TDOR2021. There is a trans flag going across the left upper corner.

Today, November 20th 2021, is Transgender Day of Remembrance.

In the year 2021, 375 transgender and gender-diverse people were murdered - a 7% increase from 2020 and the deadliest year on record.

The average age of those killed was 30, and a quarter (24%) of those murdered were inside their own home.

all names of transgender people murdered since Nov 2020. Names can be found at Courtney 'Eshay' Key Kimberly Susan Fial Asia Jynaé Foster Yunieski Carey Herrera Fendi Mon'ezah Armstrong Skylar Heath Keri Washington Jahaira DeAlto Sophie Vasquez Miss CoCo Danika Henson Serenity Hollis Oliver Taylor Thomas Hardin Poe Black EJ Boykin Aidelen Evans Taya Ashton Shai Vanderpump Alexandria Winchester Jaheim Pugh Chae’Meshia Simms Angel Haynes Sara Blackwood Brooklyn DeShauna Smith Felycya Harris Tyianna Alexander Bianca Bankz Dominique Jackson Fifty Bandz Alexus Braxton Samuel Edmund Damian Valentin Chyna Carrillo Jeffrey Bright Jasmine Cannady Jenna Franks Diamond Kyree Sanders Rayanna Pardo Dominique Lucious Remy Fennell Tiara Banks Natalia Smut Iris Santos Tiffany Thomas Jo Acker Jessi Hart Rikkey Outumuro Tierramarie Lewis Whispering Wind Bear Spirit Pooh Johnson Disaya Monaee Briana Hamilton Kier Lapri Kartier Mel Groves Royal Poetical Starz Zoella Rose Martinez Jaida Peterson

Murders of transgender people in the USA doubled in 2021, from 28 to 53. The top three countries are Brazil (125), Mexico (65), and the United States (53).

The majority (96%) of those murdered were transgender women.

Today, we honor the lives lost to anti-trans violence.


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