April 25 2016

South Kern Sol – Bakersfield’s Trans Community Demands Justice

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Violence targeting members of the transgender community has risen in recent years across the country. In 2014, the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs reported that 55 percent of all anti-LGBTQ murders were directed against transgender women. In 2015, there were 21 transgender women killed, the majority of them women of color. Earlier this year, a transgender woman in Texas, Monica Loera, was killed in her home, with reports identifying her as a man and using her birth name, David…

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To learn more about issues affecting the transgender community, please visit the National Center for Transgender Equality

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