30 Jun 2023
León, Guanajuato (Mexico)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/30-Jun-2023/July
July was reported by According to Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans A.C. to be one of three trans women murdered in the state of Guanajuato during Pride month in 2023.
Unfortunately, in the middle of Pride Month 2023 three trans women were killed in Guanajuato, Mexico.
The transfeminicides of July, Ivanna and Pamela occurred in various colonies of the city of León and Moroleón. So far the authorities have not released more details, and no people have been detained.
It should be noted that the entrepreneur and trans activist Ivanna Divina Jhons, had already been a victim of a hate attack, in 2021 they set fire to her clothing business in her native Moroleón:
“It was 7 years of sacrifice that reflected in ashes and debris, I had never known the cruelty of people and hate,” she said in a post on her Facebook profile.
According to Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans A.C. 53 trans women are murdered in Mexico a year, there is a record that in a period of 15 years, from 2007 to 2022 total 281 cases.