Aerrion Burnett has been named this year as the 27th known transperson killed in the United States.
It is vital that trans-Avocacy groups are dubbed the trans advocacy groups as the violence against Black trans women continues.
Burnett, who lived in nearby Kansas City, was found by the roadside at about 3:40 a.m.
Two days before her 38th birthday, it was a beautiful gift.
Earlier this year, large crowds came out to address the crisis that now has another trans woman claiming their lives.
The gathered during Pride Month – a movement that owes its existence to trans women of color.
Six hundred years later, however, trans people are still disproportionately at risk of police brutality, murder and broad discrimination — trans people of color more so.
Clearly, that is why fundraising and organization is so important on the local level.
The situation is critical, but there are many ways in which you can come together for trans people in your family, workplaces, and community.
We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you get informed and fight for the rights of trans people.
According to, trans people are seven times more likely to experience physical violence when engaging in police contact than non-trans people.
But there are organizations dedicated to preventing transpeople during their interactions with the authorities.
This includes places to give such as and that offer life-saving services for trans people.
Most recently, these grass roots organizations have provided shelter, food and medical aid during the Pandemic of Coronaviruses.
Gaylesbians Living In A Transgender Society (GLITS Inc. ) has temporarily included Black trans people released from Rikers Island.
The Project needs your help to raise a total of $1,000,000 to buy two buildings by June 30 to build a permanent place to house and support Black trans people in New York City.
You can also donate to a peer support and crisis hotline for trans people, which offers life changing small grants for fee changes.
Und if you want to help elderly trans people by helping them who provides housing and health care for old queer people.
There are countless petitions, fundraising campaigns and community groups that will truly take your time and support.
Twitter users are now focusing their trolling expertise (and Harry Potter knowledge) to provide a greater visibility to these causes.
In the United States, trans people are disproportionately targeted by police, and missex & mistreatment of trans people in the prison system contribute to the high incidence of death and suicides.
Trans people also face a dramatically higher risk of harm or death in interrogation for the purposes of trial.
The works to ensure that no transperson at risk in the Brooklyn jails remains in detention before trial.
In Washington the trans protecting the rights of people of Trans community and you can donate to its.
You can also donate to t, which provides ‘direct representation’ for low-income transgender people and transgender people of color.
There are a wide selection of documentaries to check out and learn about trans history and its heroes, including, and.
is an interactive campaign created by the New York Times to enable trans people to tell their own stories in their own words.
In light of Harry Potter author,’s recent transphobic comments, fantasy fans are searching for more trans-inclusive fantasy franchises.
Thanks to these titles and series, there are plenty of ways to choose from, including by Rivers Solomon, Sarah Gailey and Akwaeke Emezi.
There is a much more detailed list on the.
GLAAD has a list of which include supports the all-gender public restroom and avoids to make assumptions about a transgender person’s sexual orientation.
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