Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial

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Presented without any more comment. The list of my sisters and brothers killed in the past year for being trans or gender non-conforming.

All names sourced from TransgenderDoR.org

Natália Sotero (age: 20)
Cause of death: gunshots
Location of death: Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Date of death: July 17th, 2013

Rafael da Silva Tavares (age: 21)
Cause of death: six gunshots
Location of death: Baixada Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of death: July 19th, 2013

Valeria (age: 30)
Cause of death: Beaten to death with sticks
Location of death: Conceição do Lago-Açu, Maranhão, Brazil
Date of death: August 1st, 2013

Unknown woman
Cause of death: Stoning, skull crushed.
Location of death: Téofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Date of death: August 11th, 2013

Joales dos Santos (age: 22)
Cause of death: gunshot at close range to left breast.
Location of death: Parnaíba, Piauí, Brazil
Date of death: August 18, 2013

Wagner Paula Rodrigues (age: 42)
Cause of death: Stoning
Location of death: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Date of death: August 24th, 2013

Unidentified woman
Cause of death: Severe head injuries, body thrown under a truck
Location: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Date of death: August 28, 2013

Unidentified woman
Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the head
Location: Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Date of death: June 25th, 2013

Otávio Nascimento Valadares (age: 20)
Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the head
Location: Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Date of death: June 12th, 2013

Unidentified child (age: 13)
Cause of death: hanging
Location: Macaíba, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Date of death: June 8th, 2013

Ronald Feitosa Souza (age: 26)
Cause of death: beaten to death, severe head injuries
Location: Colniza, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Date of death: May 23rd, 2013

Fábio da Conceição Machado (age: 26)
Cause of death: stoning.
Location: Mumbuca, Mateiros, Tocantins, Brazil
Date of death: May 15th, 2013

Jorge Luciano Soares De Oliveira (age: 38)
Cause of death: blow to the head.
Location: Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Date of death: May 12th, 2013

unidentified woman
Cause of death: bullet to head and leg
Location: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Date of death: May 11th, 2013

Rosa Fernando Domingues (age: 36)
Cause of death: stabbed to death. Knive wounds to left eye, neck, and shoulder.
Location: São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.
Date of death: May 11th, 2013

unidentified woman
Cause of death: multiple gunshot wounds
Location: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Date of death: February 24th, 2013

unidentified woman
Cause of death: seven stab wounds
Location: Gravataí, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Date of death: February 24th, 2013

Joelma
Cause of death: gunshot
Location: Altos, Piauí, Brazil
Date of death: February 9th, 2013

Mônica Lewinski (age: 38)
Cause of death: gunshot wound to the head
Location: Curitiba, Paraná , Brazil
Date of death: February 8th, 2013

unknown woman
Cause of death: stoned, stabbed in the neck with a broken bottle.
Location: Jaboatão Guararapes, Pernambuco, Brazil
Date of death: January 24th, 2013

Nicole Galisteu (age: 20)
Cause of death: Gunshot
Location: Santa Cândida, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Date of death: January 8th, 2013

Stephanie (age: 33)
Cause of death: Beaten and strangled to death.
Location: Embu das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death: March 3rd, 2013

Dalvalei José Alves Pereira (age: 37)
Cause of death: beheaded and burned with trans partner in their home.
Location: Novo Gama, Goiás, Brazil
Date of death: December 24th, 2012

Camila
Cause of death: beheaded and burned with partner in their home
Location: Novo Gama, Goiás, Brazil
Date of death: December 24th, 2012

Fernanda Queiroz
Cause of death: beaten to death, (multiple blows to the head), body burned.
Location: Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Date of death: November 21st, 2012

Angel Francisco Martinez Gonzalez
Cause of death: beaten and shot in the head.
Location: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Date of death: April 11th, 2013

Ashley Sinclair
Cause of death: beaten and shot in the head.
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
Date of death: April 11th, 2013

Kelly Young
Cause of death: Gunshot
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Date of death: April 3rd, 2013

Palmira Garcia (age: 37)
Cause of death: partially scalped, signs of torture, laceration to face.
Location: Las Marvales, Venezuela
Date of death: Feburary 5th, 2013

Gaye
Cause of death: strangulation
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Date of death: July 29th, 2013

Naomi Estrada (age: 19)
Cause of death: two gunshots to the head and chest
Location: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Date of death: Feburary 1st, 2013

Karen
Cause of death: multiple stab wounds, beheaded.
Location: Zimatlán de Alvarez, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Date of death: January 28th, 2013

“Tiffany” Wesley Holder (age 19)
Cause of death: multiple stab wounds.
Location: Georgetown, Guyana
Date of death: January 11th, 2013

Adán Amilcar Iglesias (age 20)
Cause of death: four gunshot wounds to the head
Location: El Carmen, Honduras
Date of death: March 4, 2013

Daniel Mendoza Ricardo Macias (age: 23)
Cause of death: multiple stab wounds.
Location: Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico
Date of death: January 9th, 2013

Domonique Newburn (age: 31)
Cause of death: multiple stab wounds.
Location: Fontana, California, USA
Date of death: August 20th, 2013

Islan Nettles (age: 21)
Cause of death: blunt force trauma
Location: Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Date of death: August 17th, 2013

Dwayne Jones (age 16)
Cause of death: beaten, stabbed, shot & run over by a car.
Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Date of death: July 22nd, 2013

Cemia “CeCe” Dove (age: 23)
Cause of death: multiple stab wounds, tied with a rope to a block of concrete and thrown in pond.
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Date of death: March 27th, 2013

Renato Espinosa Reyes (age: 23)
Cause of death: multiple gunshot wounds
Location: Toluca, Mexico
Date of death: December 5, 2012

Yeison Ramirez Acosta (age: 22)
Cause of death: multiple stab wounds to the face, chest, and abdomen
Location: Avenida Lequerica Velez Magangue, Bolivar, Colombia
Date of death: December 2012

Eyricka Morgan (age: 26)
Cause of death: stabbing
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Date of death: September 24th, 2013

Mylene (age: 42)
Cause of death: bludgeoned to death with a hammer
Location of death: Limoges, France
Date of death: July 24th, 2013

Evon Young (age: 22)
Cause of death: tied up, beaten with fists and other objects, choked with a chain, had a bag taped over his head, shot, set on fire, and discarded into a dumpster.
Location of death: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date of death: January 1st, 2013

Artegus Konyale Madden (age: 37)
Cause of death: Gunshot wound to the neck
Location: Savannah, Texas, USA
Date of death: September 1st, 2013

Dora Oezer (age: 24)
Cause of death: stabbed to death
Location: Kuşadası, Turkey
Date of death: July 9th, 2013

Unknown woman
Cause of death: Gunshot wound to head and chest.
Location: Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Date of death: October 25th, 2013

Natascha (age: 27)
Cause of death: Gun shot wound
Location: Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Date of death: October 10th, 2013

Brunete Nascimento Chagas (age: 22)
Cause of death:head trauma, beaten to death with sticks
Location: Marituba, Pará, Brazil
Date of death: October 06th, 2013

Unknown woman
Cause of death: Gunshot wound
Location: Parnamirim, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Date of death: October 23rd, 2013

Unknown woman
Cause of death: Found floating in a gully
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Date of death: July 07th, 2013

Unknown woman
Cause of death: strangled, body dumped in a pasture
Location: Sertanópolis, Paraná, Brazil
Date of death: October 14th, 2013

Unknown woman
Cause of death: stabbed in the neck
Location: Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Date of death: October 18th, 2013

Hilary Molina Mendiola
Cause of death: thrown naked from a bridge
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Date of death: September 22nd, 2013

S. Athiswaran (age: 31)
Cause of death: Multiple stab wounds, hands and legs were tied with a string, face was also covered with plastic
Location: Bagan Ajam, Penang, Malaysia
Date of death: October 13, 2013

Gunce Hatun
Cause of death: stabbed in the chest
Location: Beylikdüzü, Istanbul,Turkey
Date of death: December 12, 2012

Unidentified woman
Cause of death: 4 gunshot wounds
Location: Santa Rita, Paraíba, Brazil
Date of death: September 24th, 2013

Diamond Williams (age: 31)
Cause of death: dismembered, and body parts thrown in a field.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of death: July 14th, 2013

Terry Golston
Cause of death: Gunshot
Location: Shreveport,Louisiana, USA
Date of death: September 6, 2013

Jock Maurice McKinney (aka Valarie)
Cause of death: a single gunshot wound to the lower body.
Location: Shreveport,Louisiana, USA
Date of death: July 12th, 2013

Dicky Othman
Cause of death: hands and legs bound, and her mouth stuffed with a piece of cloth
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date of death: December 4th, 2012

Fatima Woods (age: 53)
Cause of death: stabbed twice in the torso
Location: Rochester, New York, USA
Date of death: May 30th, 2013

Melony Smith (age: 28)
Cause of death: beaten to death
Location: Baldwin Park, California, USA
Date of death: September 9th, 2013

unknown woman (age: 18)
Cause of death: gunshot
Location: Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Date of death: September 11th, 2013

“Maiara” Castro Da Silva (age: 23)
Cause of death: unknown, body dumped, in advanced state of decomposition
Location: Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil
Date of death: September 9th, 2013

Unidentified woman (age: 21)
Cause of death: stoned, shot, and beaten to death.
Location of death: Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death: September 5th, 2013

Unidentified woman
Cause of death: multiple gunshot wounds
Location of death: Nova Serrana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Date of death: September 10th, 2013

Unidentified woman
Cause of death: gunshot
Location of death: Maringá, Paraná, Brazil
Date of death: September 6th, 2013

Unidentified woman
Cause of death: stabbed, found dumped in a stream in an advanced state of decompisition
Location of death: Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil
Date of death: September 9th, 2013

Unidentified woman
Cause of death: unknown, body dumped in trash can.
Location of death: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Date of death: November 8th, 2013

Amari White (age: 22)
Cause of death: multiple gunshot wounds
Location of death: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Date of death: November 9th, 2013

 

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    Dormouse

    I don’t feel angry right now–that will come soon, I expect–but I do feel very sad. Thank you for posting this, Alyson. It’s hard to read but so important to learn and remember.

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    Marena

    Trans* women of color are overrepresented in this list again. Sigh. Thank you for sharing this and bringing it to attention.

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    Moretta

    Thank you for this. It’s so, so terrible it’s hard to imagine, which is why it shouldn’t be left to the imagination.

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