Every 3 days a transperson is murdered

Feministing is reporting that every third day a transperson is murdered worldwide according to a study produced by Transgender Europe. “The very preliminary results of the first step of this project have revealed a total of 204 cases of reported murders of transpeople world wide in the last 1.5 years. One hundred twenty-one cases of murdered transpeople have been reported in 2008. From January to June 2009 already 83 cases of murdered transpeople have been reported. Furthermore, the preliminary results show an increase in the number of reports of murdered transpeople over the last years. Since the beginning of 2008 the murder of a trans person is reported every third day, on average,” according to a press release.

Map of transgender murders worldwide.

Map of transgender murders worldwide. For a larger view, click here.

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