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US Hits Disturbing Milestone With Record High Number of Transgender Murders


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US Hits Disturbing Milestone With Record High Number of Transgender Murders

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

It's been described as a national crisis-—yet it's an issue that's rarely the focus of national media attention.

That issue is anti-transgender violence, and a new report out from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) notes a disturbing record—in 2015, the number of victims of transgender fatal violence in the U.S. hit a record high—21.