News outlets report year-old Denali Berries Stuckey was found dead Saturday on the shoulder of a North Charleston road. Deputy Chief Scott Deckard said Monday the investigation is ongoing. The state is one of five without hate crime laws. Brooklyn Lindsey was the 11th trans person to die this year. The year-old was found fatally shot last month on her porch in Kansas City.
Altogether, there are now four unsolved murder cases where the victim was a young, black trans woman in the city of Dallas. Brittany White, 29, was shot to death in October Shade Schuler, 22, was found dead in , also shot to death. Another trans woman, year-old Nicole Hall, was found dead last year but it was ruled a suicide. In that case, police suspect a robbery and a man has been charged with her murder. Renee Hall at a weekend press conference. A lack of arrests and information has also made many wary of the police.
Marsha P. Johnson, trans icon and revolutionary figure in the movement for the liberation of all LGBTQ people, was found dead in the Hudson River on this day twenty-five years ago. Her legacy as the "Rosa Parks" of the LGBTQ rights movement lives on today, and has recently been reexamined in a Netflix-acquired documentary of her life and death.
Jump to navigation Skip navigation. On her way home from the bus stop on a spring night in the Bronx last year, Linda Dominguez cut across a park because it was the most direct route to her apartment. Even though others leaving the bus were also crossing the park, three officers from the New York City Police Department singled out and arrested Linda, a Latina transgender woman, and took her to the precinct.