transgender women of color

Kiesha Jenkins, a Black transgender woman and college student, was fatally shot, making her the 21st transgender woman killed this year.

In 2012, a transgender woman Ashley Diamond, was arrested on burglary charges and was housed in a correctional facility with men. Although Diamond had been…

Five transgendered women of color have been murdered over the course of a five week period this year. According to BlackLivesMatter.com, “the average life expectancy…