Transgender Murder

'Melissa Harris-Perry Show' focuses on violence against trans women of color

On Sunday, The Melissa Harris-Perry Show's guest hosts, Janet Mock and Richard Liu, drew focus to the extreme violence facing transgender women of color.

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Transgender woman India Clarke murdered in Tampa, Florida

On Tuesday morning, India Clarke, a 25 year old Black trans woman, was found murdered outside a community center in Tampa, Florida.

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Transgender teen Mercedes Williamson murdered in Mississippi

Earlier this month, George County police in Mississippi found the body of 17-year-old transgender woman Mercedes Williamson, who was reportedly murdered on May 30th, 2015.

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Star-Ledger publishes new story on Eyricka Morgan, without correcting previous reports

Following last week's reports by Monica Roberts and other advocates that a transgender woman named Eyricka Morgan had been killed in New Jersey, GLAAD called for The Star-Ledger newspaper to correct its inaccurate reporting about the victim.

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February 7, 2013

Evon "Yung LT" Young: Remains still not found in gruesome murder of transgender rapper

Evon "Yung LT" Young, the 22-year-old transgender male rapper who has been missing since New Year's Day, is the alleged victim of a gruesome murder, according to Milwaukee authorities.

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January 14, 2011

Transgender Woman Murdered in Minnesota

The victim of Minnesota’s first homicide of 2011 appears to be a transgender woman,
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