How Many More Trans Folks Will Be Murdered?

In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20, here is a list of the names of those killed in anti-trans violence this year.

The following is a list of the names of people who have died this year as a result of anti-transgender violence. The list is compiled each year by the organizers of International Transgender Day of Remembrance, held this year on Nov. 20.

Monica Loera
(43 years old)
Cause of death: gunshot
Location of death: Austin, Texas
Date of death: Jan. 22, 2016

Jasmine Sierra
(52 years old)
Cause of death: beaten
Location of death: Bakersfield, California
Date of death: Jan. 22, 2016

Maya Young
(25 years old)
Cause of death: stabbing
Location of death: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death: Feb. 20, 2016

Kendarie/Kandicee Johnson
(16 years old)
Cause of death: gunshot
Location of death: Burlington, Iowa
Date of death: March 2, 2016

Keyonna Blakeney
(22 years old)
Cause of death: upper body trauma
Location of death: Rockville, Maryland
Date of death: May 1, 2016

Tyreece “Reecey” Walker
(32 years old)
Cause of death: multiple stab wounds
Location of death: Wichita, Kansas
Date of death: May 1, 2016

Mercedes Successful
(32 years old)
Cause of death: gunshot
Location of death: Haines City, Florida
Date of death: May 15, 2016

Amos Beede
(38 years old)
Cause of death: beaten to death
Location of death: Burlington, Vermont
Date of death: May 22nd, 2016

Devin Diamond
(22 years old)
Cause of death: trauma, set on fire
Location of death: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date of death: June 5, 2016

Deeniquia Dodds
(22 years old)
Cause of death: shot
Location of death: Washington, D.C.
Date of death: July 4, 2016

Dee Whigham
(36 years old)
Cause of death: stabbed to death
Location of death: St. Martin, Mississippi
Date of death: July 23, 2016

Erykah Tijerina
(36 years old)
Cause of death: stabbed 24 times
Location of death: El Paso, Texas
Date of death: Aug. 8, 2016

Rae’lynn Thomas
(28 years old)
Cause of death: shot at point-blank range
Location of death: Columbus, Ohio
Date of death: Aug. 10, 2016

T.T. Saffore
(26 years old)
Cause of death: throat cut
Location of death: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: Sept. 11, 2016

Crystal Edmonds
(32 years old)
Cause of death: shot in back of head
Location of death: Baltimore, Maryland
Date of death: Sept. 16, 2016

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