Today marks the memorial for all my trans brothers and sisters killed during the previous year. It is also the culmination of Transgender Awareness Week. It is a difficult time for the trans community.
Over the past few months, trans women in the Washington, D.C. area have been targeted for violence and hate crimes. Since July alone, there have been four reported shootings of trans women in the D.C. area, as well as multiple other reports of crime towards them. Back in mid-August, Kenneth Furr, an off-duty cop, drunkenly […]