Please note that this statement is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but is subject to change pending the release of new information from local advocates. James is the third transgender woman murdered and the fourth shot in the Florida city this year. Background Victims of anti-transgender violence are overwhelmingly transgender women of color, who live at the dangerous intersections of transphobia, racism, sexism, and criminalization which often lead to high rates of poverty, unemployment, and homelessness. She was 31 years old. Investigators are still looking for a suspect in her death. Friends shared fond remembrances of her on social media, calling Harvey a sweet and beautiful person. Nino Fortsona trans person of color, was killed on May 13th in Atlanta, Georgia.
Celine Walker, 36, was shot to death in a Jacksonville, Florida motel on Feb.
Mecklenburg voters get new legislative districts — and more competition. She was in her 50s. The media has a responsibility to communicate about the deadly realities faced by transgender people. Last month, two transgender women were murdered: