TDoR 2017 / 2017 / July / 09 / Bruna dos Santos

Bruna dos Santos

Age 22

9 Jul 2017
Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Beaten and shot

TDoR list ref: tgeu/9-Jul-2017/Bruna dos Santos

Bruna dos Santos
Bruna dos Santos

Bruna was raped, beaten and shot.

A close friend of Bruna wrote about her on social networks ….

“… Who was Bruna? Bruna was a trans woman with a huge smile on her face, sadness inside but always knew how to bear everything, at age 11 she assumed homosexuality, at the age of 16 she assumed her feminine identity, everyone who knew her knew how happy she was.

On July 9, 2017 Bruna lost her life on a soccer field near her family’s home, where she was raped / punched in the face and shot, just another trans woman murdered for homophobia. Bruna did not have social networks and did not even like to take photos … She was a person who stayed away from cameras and social networks.”

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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