Luisana (Luis) Gaspar Rojas

Age 35

Asunción, Distrito Capital (Paraguay)

Stabbed. 10 Oct 2010

Luisana was an inmate of the Tacumbú prison. She was stabbed in the trans person's block of the prison during a fight among inmates. The alleged perpetrator, César Alfredo...




“Jefferson” Dias Nicasso

Age 29

Apericida de Goiania, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Oct 2010

Victim was a sex worker.




Stacey Blahnik Lee

Age 31

Point Breeze, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Strangled. 11 Oct 2010

Stacey was found dead by her boyfriend in the home that they shared. The police said that there were no indications that the death was a hate crime but investigated it as a...




Elga Rocha da Silva

Age 35

Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 13 Oct 2010

Elga was found dead in her apartment. She had been shot in the back.




La Tuerta (Jorge Alberto) Santana Morales

Age 42

Quindió (Colombia)

Shot. 17 Oct 2010

La Tuerta was shot in her head on the street, at the intersection of Carrera 17 and Calle 17.




Paloma da Silva Raposa

Age 24

Terra Rica, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 17 Oct 2010

“Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” research project: O Diario, 12.11.2010




Name Unknown

 

Maracanau, Ceará (Brazil)

Murdered. 21 Oct 2010

The victim was a sex worker. Her body was found on 21 October 2010 near a beltway in an advanced state of decomposition, bearing marks of violence.




Name Unknown

 

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Oct 2010

TvT Partner Organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2010)




Johana Pinzón

Age 36

Machala, El Oro (Ecuador)

Beaten and stabbed. 22 Oct 2010

Johana was found dead with her friend Débora Durán Correa in Débora's apartment in the Abdón Calderón neighborhood. Both had their hands tied and their skulls had been...




Débora Durán Correa

Age 46

Machala, El Oro (Ecuador)

Beaten and stabbed. 22 Oct 2010

Débora was found dead in her apartment in the Abdón Calderón neighborhood with her friend Johana Pinzón. Both had their hands tied and their skulls had been cracked open.




Sonia Burgess

Age 63

Kings Cross, London (United Kingdom)

Run over. 25 Oct 2010

Sonia died after being pushed in front of a train during the evening rush hour at at Kings Cross Underground station in London.




Cleisiane

 

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Oct 2010

Cleisiane was shot in her apartment. A woman, who is a former prisoner, and a man are suspected to have killed Cleisiane.




Name Unknown

 

Guerrero (Mexico)

28 Oct 2010

Next to the victim's dead body, a note was found saying: "This is going to happen to happen to all the fucking grasshoppers [chapulines], faithfully, La Señora". Chapulín is a...




Name Unknown

Age 38

Michoacán (Mexico)

Stabbed. 31 Oct 2010

The victim has not yet been identified, but is believed to have been approximately 38 years old. Her body was found leaning against a wall by residents of the settlement Los...




Erica Luna

Age 35

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 31 Oct 2010

The victim was a sex worker. She was known as Erica or Luna. She was beaten and stabbed to death in her own apartment.




“Julio Adelino” Rodrigues

Age 39

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Nov 2010

TvT Partner Organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2010)




Name Unknown

 

Sheikhupura, Punjab (Pakistan)

Tortured and burned. 6 Nov 2010

Within two days two persons, described as a “cross-dresser” and a “eunuch” have been murdered in a place usually frequented by trans people. Both bodies showed signs of...




Name Unknown

 

Sheikhupura, Punjab (Pakistan)

Tortured and burned. 7 Nov 2010

Within two days two persons, described as a “cross-dresser” and a “eunuch” have been murdered in a place usually frequented by trans people. Both bodies showed signs of...




Emanuelly Colaço Tabordo

Age 39

Praia de Leste, Paraná (Brazil)

Strangled. 9 Nov 2010

The victim was a sex worker, who was strangled with her own blouse.




Rani

Age 30

Surat, Odisha (India)

Strangled. 11 Nov 2010

The victim was strangled with a dupatta, a traditional scarf.




Serap

Age 51

İzmir (Turkey)

Throat cut. 12 Nov 2010

“Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” research project: Pink Life LGBTT Solidarity Association, Ankara,Turkey




Name Unknown

 

Matão, São Paulo (Brazil)

13 Nov 2010

“Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” research project: Jornal A Hora Online, 15.11.2010




Name Unknown

 

Baugio (Philippines)

Stabbed. 14 Nov 2010

TvT Partner Organization: STRAPP 41




Gretchen de Ogum ("Greth")

Age 45

Ipirá, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Nov 2010

Greth had just finished shopping at a food market and got into her car when she was shot twice in the mouth by two men on a motorbike.




(Fernando)

 

Ipirá, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Nov 2010

The victim was a sex worker and was shot twice.




Jurema (Evandro Santos da Silva)

Age 32

Ipirá, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Nov 2010

Jurema was an Afro-religious leader (mae de santos) and shot three times by a man on a motorbike.




Adriana

 

Quito (Ecuador)

27 Nov 2010

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Asociación Silueta X, 21.02.2011




Idania Roberta Sevilla Raudales ("Robertina")

Age 58

Comayaguela, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Throat cut. 28 Nov 2010

Robertina owned a beauty salon. She was found dead in her own apartment more than 24 hours after she had been killed. Her hands and feet were tied together, and her throat had...




Marcinha

 

Santa Maria, Brasilia, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Nov 2010

Marcinha was shot in her own apartment.




Sandra (Sandro Heleno)

Age 40

Brasilia, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Nov 2010

Sandra was the owner of a boarding house for travestis. She was shot in the mouth.




Valentina (Oscar Andres Triana Lozano)

Age 18

Ibague, Tolima (Colombia)

29 Nov 2010

Valentina's body was found on 28 November in a state of decomposition in a tank. She had been missing for eight days.




Alison

 

Salitre, Guayas (Ecuador)

Hanged. 30 Nov 2010

Alison was a hairdresser and was found half naked.




Kirat Pal

 

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Throat cut. 1 Dec 2010

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Hindustan Times, 02.12.2010




Name Unknown

 

Hidrolandia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Dec 2010

TvT partner organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2010)




(Charm Ashwan) Williams

Age 22

Kingston (Jamaica)

Stabbed. 3 Dec 2010

The victim was a sex worker.




(Reinaldo Davino da Silva)

 

Benedito Bentes, Maceio, Alagoas (Brazil)

Strangled. 5 Dec 2010

The victim's body was found on 5 December 2010 with marks of strangling on a piece of wasteland. The police suspect that the victim had a sexual relation with the perpetrator...




Mica (Michel Felipe Teles dos Santos)

Age 22

Umarizal, Belem, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Dec 2010

Mica was killed by two gun shots on a public square called Ver-o-Rio in the evening. Mica was with ten friends, who stated that prior to the event, one of them had made a joke...




(Jocivaldo Alves)

Age 26

Ibirapitanga, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 9 Dec 2010

The victim was from the nearby city of Urucuca and known for walking the streets of Ibirapitanga. Her body was found with stabbs all over her neck and ribcage.




Pamela (Edwin Franklin Sandoval Henao)

Age 26

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 13 Dec 2010

The victim was a sex worker and was presumably shot by a client. Her body was left on the highway where the crime took place.




Nataly Rojas

Age 30

Candelaria, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 13 Dec 2010

Nataly had come from Spain shortly before she was killed.




Name Unknown

 

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 13 Dec 2010

The victim's body was found shot on 13 December on a street.




Name Unknown

 

Moreno, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Dec 2010

TvT partner organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2010)




Farlen (Joabe Goncalves Chaves)

Age 24

Nova Serrana, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Dec 2010

Farlen was a sex worker. She was shot at around 3.15 am, on a street where sex workers work by two unknown person on a motorbike.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Planalto Serrano, Serra, Espirito Santo (Brazil)

Clubbed. 18 Dec 2010

The victim was clubbed to death with a wrench in the early morning. She was approximately 30 years old. Her body was found in a eucalyptus grove. Her legs and parts of her back...




Diana

 

Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 18 Dec 2010

Diana was killed during a shoot-out in a place referred to as "el Pecado".




Lorenza Alexis Alvarado Hernandez

Age 23

Comayaguela, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Stoned, beaten and burned. 18 Dec 2010

"Alexis Alvarado Hernandez was found dead, her body visibly beaten and burned. Bloody stones near her corpse indicate that the bruises covering her body were caused by stoning....




Lady Oscar (Oscar Martinez Salgado)

Age 45

Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Stabbed. 20 Dec 2010

Lady Oscar was killed in her own apartment in Barrio El Rincon and set on fire. Her body showed wounds of several stab wounds.




Maria Eduarda Rezende

Age 22

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 21 Dec 2010

Maria was at a restaurant on Rua Des. Ermelino de Leão with four other trans women when two men on a motorbike stopped in front. One of them restrained the doorman while the...




Mirela

Age 16

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 21 Dec 2010

Mirela was at a restaurant with four other trans women when two men on a motorbike stopped in front. One of them restrained the doorman while the other shot at the group. Mirela...




(Carlos Bispo dos Santos)

 

Goiandia, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Dec 2010

TvT partner organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2010)




Erica (Eric Pinheiro de Siqueira)

Age 14

Pajucara, Maceio, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Dec 2010

Erica was a sex worker and was shot eleven times in the night of the 25th.




Luisa (Luis Rocha da Silva)

 

Dr. Silvio Leite, Boa Vista, Roraima (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Dec 2010

Luisa was shot twice in the neck. Her body was found in her apartment on a chair. A neighbor reports having seen two persons running out of the apartment and driving away on a...




Cheo Reana Bustamente

 

Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Stabbed. 29 Dec 2010

Cheo was a young travesti. Her body was found in Colonia Alameda on 2 January 2011. "Her body was left without legal documentation. She appears to have died from a severe stab...




Jelwin Tolentino

Age 20

Aklan (Philippines)

31 Dec 2010

The victim was probably a trans girl and was found dead without clothes.




Alina "Klia" Dian

Age 26 (born 13 Dec 1984)

Pishchevka, Kostroma Oblast (Russia)

Murdered. 2 Jan 2011

Alina was found dead in a disused building in Picshevka on 2nd January. The building was padlocked from the outside and her body showed signs of her having been raped, but police...




Reana 'Cheo' Bustamente

Age 25

Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Stabbed. 2 Jan 2011

Reana was stabbed multiple times in the chest.




Name Unknown

Age 32

Santos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Jan 2011

According to witnesses, the victim was shot on Rua Doutor Cochrane by persons who drove by in a vehicle.




Génesis Briget Makaligton

Age 25

Comayaguela, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Strangled. 7 Jan 2011

Genesis was around 23 to 27 years of age. Her body was left in front of a pharmacy, next to the body of an unidentified man. According to media reports, the deaths occurred...




Name Unknown

Age 30

Ocoyoacac, Estado de México (Mexico)

Burnt. 8 Jan 2011

The victim's body was found on the 8th completely burnt in the forest area of La Marquesa. As the body did not show any wounds, the police assume she was burnt alive.




Name Unknown

 

Philippines

8 Jan 2011

The victim is identified in the news as 'bading' and was allegedly salvaged by three people and dumped by the shore.




Name Unknown

Age 23

Apatzingan, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 9 Jan 2011

The victim's body was found in the morning of the 9th in a crouched position, leaned against a tree in a construction area. She was about 20 to 25 years old and her body had eight...




Adriana

 

Cariacica, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Jan 2011

According to the police, the crime happened around 9 pm on a highway. Adriana was working as a sex worker, waiting for clients. A car with two unidentified men is reported to have...




Krissy Bates

Age 45

Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)

Strangled and stabbed. 12 Jan 2011

Krissy was strangled and stabbed in her Minneapolis apartment on Linden Avenue. A man she was dating confessed to the crime.




Name Unknown

 

Centro, Joao Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Stoned. 15 Jan 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: PB Agora, online portal, 16.01.2011




Laisa (Jose Ramiro Guevara Cortes)

Age 52

Quindio (Colombia)

Stabbed. 16 Jan 2011

Laisa's body was found with a stab wound in the neck in the morning of the 30th in her apartment. According to a news report, she was very well-known in the local area. Public...




Fergie (William Afif Hernandez)

 

San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 17 Jan 2011

Fergie's body was found dead on a pavement in a residential area. She had gunshot wounds to the head and rib cage.




Angela (Angel Segundo Pirela Garcia)

Age 19

Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 17 Jan 2011

Angela's body was found in the morning of the 17th on the side of a highway in the congregation of Francisco Eugenio Bustamante with shots in the temple, the cheekbone and the...




Marcia (Marcio Pereira)

Age 30

Centro, Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Jan 2011

Marcia was shot in the neck and thrown out of a car on Rua Tufie Mahfud.




Mini Britany (Lener Dario Lopez Fernandez)

Age 30

Santa Cruz (Bolivia)

Strangled. 20 Jan 2011

Mini was killed in the early morning of the 22th on Calle Portachuelo. While public authorities assumed it was a act of vengeance related to a so-called crime of passion, the...




Name Unknown

 

Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

Strangled. 20 Jan 2011

TvT partner organization TV Mex - Travestis Mexico, Summary 2011; Mural-Toluca, online portal, 29.1.2011




Name Unknown

 

Capao Bonito, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 22 Jan 2011

The victim was found dead with 20 stabs in the face and the stomach. The alleged perpetrator was the 37-year-old resident of the house in or near which the killing took place. He...




Name Unknown

Age 22

Jambeiro, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Jan 2011

The crime happened in an amusement park in the early morning. On 26 January, the police arrested a man who confessed having stabbed the victim after a discussion.




Natasha (Joao Leandro Rosario dos Santos)

Age 26

Cidade Industrial, Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Stoned. 24 Jan 2011

Natasha was killed on Avenida Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira where she used to do sex work. According to relatives, she did not have a stable home.




Mariana (Jose Daniel Aricuri)

 

Oran, Salta (Argentina)

Stabbed. 25 Jan 2011

Mariana was well-known in the area. She was a sex worker. Her body was found on the 29th on a hill near the city of Oran with 30 machete stabs, mostly in the face. The hands were...




(Ivo Valentin)

Age 28

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jan 2011

The victim's body was found dead with at least three to the the face on Avenida Marechal Floriano Peixoto on the morning of 25 January 2011. Her panties had been lowered.




Name Unknown

 

Zapopan, Jalisco (Mexico)

Beaten. 29 Jan 2011

TvT partner organization TV Mex - Travestis Mexico, Summary 2011; Mural-Toluca, online portal, 29.1.2011




Alejandra Marin

 

Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 30 Jan 2011

Alejandra was a sex worker and supposedly killed by a client.




Angie

 

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 30 Jan 2011

Angie was shot five times.




Carla

 

Penedo, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 31 Jan 2011

Carla had been living in the city of Aracaju for months and came to visit her mother. She was shot on 29 January and died on the 31st.




Name Unknown

 

Barinas (Venezuela)

Murdered. 31 Jan 2011

Two young trans women were killed in a horrible manner. The cases were not properly examined and simply treated as 'issues of drugs'.




Name Unknown

 

Barinas (Venezuela)

Murdered. 31 Jan 2011

Two young trans women were killed in a horrible manner. The cases were not properly examined and simply treated as 'issues of drugs'.




Geruza

 

Joao Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

1 Feb 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Paraiba News, online portal, 18.10.2011




Name Unknown

Age 28

Recoleta, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 2 Feb 2011

The victim's body was found with numerous stab wounds in her apartment. None of her belongings were found missing. She was of Peruvian origin.




Laura Renan

 

Sao Sebastian, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 2 Feb 2011

Laura was a sex worker and was killed on the street.




Lorraine

 

Senador Canedo, Goiás (Brazil)

4 Feb 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Leo Mendes LGBTT blog, 19.02.2011




Name Unknown

 

Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 4 Feb 2011

The crime occurred opposite the Jockey Club in Sao Paulo's Zona Sul. According to a witness, there was the perpetrator had a discussion with the victim before he killed her and...




(Esteban Gonzalez Gomez)

Age 25

Alvaro Obregon, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 7 Feb 2011

The victim's body had been abandoned on a plot of land and showed numerous wounds from shotguns in the head and the back.




Name Unknown

 

Charallave, Miranda (Venezuela)

Shot. 7 Feb 2011

The victim was found on the highway Charallave-Ocumare. The body showed wounds of stabs and a gun shot. The police suspect that the victim was killed inside a car and then dragged...




Fernanda

Age 17

Hidrolandia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Feb 2011

Fernanda was shot by a watchman.




Name Unknown

 

Torres del PRI, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 12 Feb 2011

The victim was shot along with seven other persons in a bar. The police consider failure to pay regarding an extortion to a criminal gang to be the most likely motif.




Nicol Balanta

Age 17

Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 13 Feb 2011

Nicole was killed by a man using the name "El Tigre".




(Luis Fernando Ormeno)

 

Quito (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 13 Feb 2011

The victim was killed with a bottleneck. She was from the city of Manabi and identified by friends.




Moni (Roberto Marcos) Castro

Age 56

Moreno, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 14 Feb 2011

Moni had been well known in the General Rodriquez district of Buenos Aires in the 1980s, as she was a prominent hairdresser. Since the 90s, she was known in the nearby district of...




Capenga (Eduardo Marinho da Silva)

Age 28

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Strangled. 14 Feb 2011

Capenga's body was found on a piece of wasteland near Rua Macedo de Aguiar showing wounds of beatings, stabs and strangulation.




Poh Hiao Peng/ Pondan Peng

Age 53

Georgetown, Penang (Malaysia)

Beaten. 15 Feb 2011

The victim was beaten to death with a hammer by a motorcyclist in the afternoon. The case has been classified as murder.




Mireya (Ramiro Solano Jimenez)

Age 19

24 de Diciembre, Ciudad de Panamá (Panama)

Stabbed. 17 Feb 2011

La Mireya was stabbed to death in the early morning by a 22 year-old men who had been robbed previously on his way home from a bar and was reported to have wanted to take revenge...




Name Unknown

Age 29

Mielenko Drawskie, Drawsko (Poland)

Stabbed. 17 Feb 2011

The victim and the murderer were reported to had been exchanging sms and mms for six years before they met. When the younger person discovered the 29 year-old was a 'man' he...




Tyra Trent

Age 25

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Strangled. 19 Feb 2011

Tyra was found asphyxiated to death in the basement of an empty apartment on Virginia Avenue. She had been reported missing two weeks prior.




Aline (Rugian Oneil de Carlos)

Age 20

Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Strangled. 20 Feb 2011

Aline's body was found on Rua Francisco Pezzi. Earlier she had celebrated her birthday, but had left afterwards with a colleague to work.




(Víctor Jose) Cruz Escorcia

Age 31

Quetzaltenango (Guatemala)

Shot. 22 Feb 2011

The victim was a sex worker. The perpetrators shot her seven times and fled. As she had received death threats three days before, the police speculate it might have been a crime...




Name Unknown

Age 55

Sinaloa (Mexico)

22 Feb 2011

The victim was about 55 years old. The body was found in a state of decomposition in a creek. It is estimated that the body had been in the water for about three months.




Vitória Maria Viana ("Jessica")

Age 40

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Feb 2011

Jessica was found dead in her car on Avenida Lucas Nogueira Garcez. She had been shot twice - once in the head and once in the neck. Nothing was stolen.




Name Unknown

 

Baguio, Benguet (Philippines)

Stabbed. 28 Feb 2011

The victim was found dead on a road in Baguio, stabbed at the back and head and with signs of torture.




Name Unknown

 

Malasiqui, Pangasinan (Philippines)

Tortured. 28 Feb 2011

The victim was found dead along the road of Brgy Asin East of Malasiqui town with signs of torture.




Name Unknown

 

Santa Barbara, Pangasinan (Philippines)

Stabbed. 28 Feb 2011

The victim was found dead along the road of Brgy Gueguesangen, Santa Barbara town with a wound on the forehead and a stab wound in the armpit and with signs of torture through...




Priscila Brandão de Aguilar ("Tiffany")

Age 22

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Mar 2011

Priscila was shot nine times by two young men. She was a sex worker, working in the area of Rua Piauí.




Val (Valdecir) das Graças Souza

 

Morumbi, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Mar 2011

Val was shot four times in the early morning. Shortly earlier she had been seen leaving with a client on a motorbike.




Andrea

 

Medellin, Antioquia (Colombia)

8 Mar 2011

Andrea fell into a ravine, and public authorities impeded her rescue by community members. As a result, she was washed away by the current.




Casandra (Samuel Oliva Bautista)

 

Cunduacan, Tabasco (Mexico)

Beaten. 8 Mar 2011

Casandra worked at a bar. She was beaten to death with a hard object after she had been seen leaving the bar. Her body was found near a street in Cunduacan.




Marcel Camero Tye

Age 25

Forrest City, Arkansas (USA)

Shot. 8 Mar 2011

Marcel was found dead on the highway. She had been shot and dragged beneath a vehicle.




Shakira (Faizal Harahap)

 

Taman Lawang, Jakarta (Indonesia)

Shot. 10 Mar 2011

The victim and two other transgender women were shot by two unidentified assailants in a red light district who fired shots at agroup of transgender people.




Tininha (Roncon)

Age 27

Atibaia, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 11 Mar 2011

Tininha was reportedly in the company of a lover, the travesti Marcia on the day she was killed. As nothing was stolen, the police discarded robbery as the motif of the crime.




Name Unknown

 

Sumaré, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Mar 2011

The victim was shot four times on Rua Buenos Aires by an unknown person on a motorbike.




La Jenny (Michel Ruiz Lopez)

Age 24

Chiabal, Cancun, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Strangled. 12 Mar 2011

Jenny was found strangled with a fabric belt in her own apartment on the night of the 12th. Despite the lack of any evidence the police suspected that her sister, another trans...




R. Suresh

Age 30

Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)

Stoned. 13 Mar 2011

The victim was killed at the Angala Parameswari Amman Temple by a man se met at a temple festival.




Name Unknown

 

Ipojuca, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Beaten. 17 Mar 2011

The victim was found near a bus station. According to witnesses, the victim was asked to come to that place and then clubbed to death.




Andrea

 

Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 17 Mar 2011

Andrea was a sex worker and killed by a passer-by.




Name Unknown

 

Sumaré, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Mar 2011

The victim was shot four times in the head and back during daytime. According to witnesses, a man fired shots from a motorbike and fled the scene.




(Javier Ortega Rodriguez)

Age 35

Salamanca, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Stabbed. 18 Mar 2011

The vicitm was a well-known stylist. Relatives had found the body after they had forcefully entered the victim's apartment, who had not responded. The police assume it was a...




Name Unknown

 

Calle Libertad, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 19 Mar 2011

The victim was shot to death point-blank along with a man.




(Osimar Sebastião de Souza Júnior)

Age 23

Passos, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 21 Mar 2011

The victim's body was found by firemen on a street in the neighbourhood of Novo Horizonte. The victim died when entering into hospital.




(Marcos Jose Pereira da Silva)

Age 32

Ibura, Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Mar 2011

The victim and her partner Jaime were tortured for around an hour inside their own apartment. They were subsequently dragged outside and shot several times.




S. P.

 

İzmir (Turkey)

Dismembered. 22 Mar 2011

The victim was found dead on a street with her legs and head cut off from her body.




Name Unknown

 

Tepoztlán, Morelos (Mexico)

Beaten. 23 Mar 2011

The victim's body was found in a deserted area. The deth resulted from severe blows on the head with a hard object.




Name Unknown

Age 19

Bello, Medellin, Antioquia (Colombia)

24 Mar 2011

The victim's body was found in the sector of Tubo in Bello Oriente. The victim was about 17 to 20 years old.




Jessica

Age 21

Santa Fe, Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 27 Mar 2011

Jessica was stabbed three times with a knife by a prospective client who then fled. Her colleagues took her to hospital, where she reportedly died after immediate treatment was...




Leidy Garcia

Age 36

Bogota, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

27 Mar 2011

The victim was of Ecuadorian descent.




Brenda Vanessa Viveros Peralta

 

Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Stabbed. 29 Mar 2011

Brenda was a stylist.




Name Unknown

 

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

31 Mar 2011

Note that the date of this report is unknown. The date given is based on the position of the corresponding entry in the TGEU list.




Name Unknown

 

Anama, Amazonas (Brazil)

31 Mar 2011

Note that the date of this report is unknown. The date given is based on the position of the corresponding entry in the TGEU list.




Name Unknown

 

Anori, Amazonas (Brazil)

31 Mar 2011

Note that the date of this report is unknown. The date given is based on the position of the corresponding entry in the TGEU list.




Name Unknown

 

Niterói, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Apr 2011

The victim was shot around ten times.




Grace (Eroni) da Silva

Age 36

Capão da Canoa, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Apr 2011

Grace was shot 6 times at around 5 pm on Avenida Valdomiro Cândido dos Reis. According to witnesses, a man had approached Grace, fired the shots and left as if nothing had...




Zharick (Jeison Andres Molano)

Age 18

Bogota, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Strangled. 6 Apr 2011

Zharick was killed in her own apartment around 10.30 am. A man from the same building, with whom Zharick had had a relationship, had come by in the early in a drunken state and...




Paulinha (Paulo) César de Oliveira

Age 31

Campos Gerais, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 9 Apr 2011

Paulihna was murdered in a brutal way with 31 knife stabs in different body parts. She was reportedly a well-known charwoman who worked for several established families in the...




Rafaela Thompson (Heliu Pereira Dantas)

Age 28

Vilhena, Rondônia (Brazil)

Strangled. 11 Apr 2011

Rafaela's body was found partly naked on Av. Antonio Quintino Gomes on 11th April. She seemed to have been strangled with a piece of cloth.




Beyonce (Andre Luis) Nascimento dos Santos

Age 30

Itapua, Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 14 Apr 2011

The victim was shot in the thigh at around 5 am on Avenida Dorival Caymmi by two men in a passing car. The victim was taken to an emergency station, but the bullet hit a femoral...




Inete (Daniel Oliveira Felipe)

Age 24

Campina Grande, Paraíba (Brazil)

Stabbed. 15 Apr 2011

Inete was stabbed around 30 times and died on Rua Pres. Joao Pessoa.




(Armando Cabrera Martinez)

Age 37

San Martin Texmelucan de Labastida, Puebla (Mexico)

Beaten. 15 Apr 2011

The victim's body was found in a river in very dark water with a big stone on the head. The victim had been stabbed in the neck and the face was smashed with a very heavy stone....




Kali

Age 32

Hyderabad, Telangana (Pakistan)

Slit throat. 16 Apr 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Dawn News, 18.04.2011




Waseem

Age 28

Hyderabad, Telangana (Pakistan)

Strangled. 16 Apr 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Dawn News, 18.04.2011




Cristal Sodi (David Reyes)

Age 18

Bajos de Haina, San Cristóbal (Dominican Republic)

Burnt. 18 Apr 2011

Cristals body was found burnt in her own apartment. Relatives believe that she was murdered.




Name Unknown

 

San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Stabbed. 19 Apr 2011

The victim's decomposed body was found on 23rd April 2011 in the a state of decay wrapped in a bag and with the little finger of the left hand cut off. Forensic authorities...




Narin B.

Age 36

İzmir (Turkey)

Shot. 19 Apr 2011

The victim was a trans woman. She was taken to hospital shortly after the gunshot, but died before reaching the hospital. Other transwomen, M. K., 26, and Y. E.,36, were injured...




Ale (Gustavo Yagualca)

Age 24

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Strangled. 27 Apr 2011

Ale was a sex worker and found dead hung on a tree on the San Bernardo hill. Although the police investigated the case as a possible homicide, there are indications that it was a...




Bibi (Mauricio)

 

Sao Pedro, Ji-Parana, Rondônia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 27 Apr 2011

Bibi was killed in around 3:30 am in an apartment, but no details are reported as to how she got there or whose apartment it was. According to witnesses, Bibi, who was a sex...




Name Unknown

 

La Laja, Acapulco, Guerrero (Mexico)

30 Apr 2011

The victim was found stuffed into the trunk of an automobile.




Kimberly Rubí Bianconi López

Age 17

Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Stabbed. 30 Apr 2011

Kimberly was killed on Avenida Libertador early on the morning of 30th April together with a friend of hers, another trans woman called La Dominicana.




La Domenicana

 

Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Murdered. 30 Apr 2011

La Domenicana was killed on Avenida Libertador early on the morning of 30th April together with a friend of hers, another trans woman called Kimberley.




(Jean Carlos Pereira da Silva)

Age 39

Tapera, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 1 May 2011

The victim was stabbed to death in the back with a knife in front of a bar. According to the police various persons had been in the bar drinking and after the victim stole 10...




Preta Gil (Andrey) Barbosa

Age 15

Ambai, Nova Iguacu, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten and hanged. 1 May 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Blog do Pablo, blog, 23.06.2011; Grupo 28 de Junho, LGBT group/Eugenhio 28, blog, 20.06.2011




Barbara (Abraham Lopez Lezama)

Age 25

San Andres Cholula, Puebla (Mexico)

Beaten. 1 May 2011

The victim was a sex worker and was killed in her own apartment by a client who beat her with a shoe, strangled her and gave her a deadly blow on the head. She was found dead by a...




Naomi (Leonel Carmona Adames)

Age 27

El Batey, Sosúa, Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic)

5 May 2011

Naomi's body was found in a pool of blood, with a 5 gallon gas container standing next to her head.




Name Unknown

 

Contagem, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 11 May 2011

The vicitm's body was found with gunshots in the head and leg on Rua Servidão Dois. It is assumed that the killing happened in a different location.




(Felipe Roberto) de Freitas Silva

Age 18

Lagoa Santa, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 12 May 2011

According to the police, the victim was at home when two men came in order to kill the victim. The victim, according to the report, went to get a two year-old child so that the...




Luisa Nicol (Luis Alberto) Valera

Age 18

El Rosal, Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Stabbed. 13 May 2011

Luisa's alleged murderers were arrested. They belong to a gang that exploits trans and gay sex workers.




Name Unknown

 

Engenheiro Domingos Ferreira, Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Beaten. 18 May 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Folha de Pernambuco, online portal, 18.05.11




Mónica Elizondo

Age 35

Mejicanos, San Salvador (El Salvador)

Shot. 20 May 2011

Mónica was shot while riding on a bus by MS-13 gang members.




Paloma

 

Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten. 21 May 2011

Paloma was a young trans woman who was clubbed to death in the bathroom of a construction site on Rua Landulfo Alves.




(Milda Rusel Aguilar Donis)

Age 32

Santa Rosa de Lima (Guatemala)

Shot. 24 May 2011

The victim was shot as several persons attacked a group standing in front of a bar. A woman, the bar owner, was also killed. Another man was injured.




Alison Pereira Cabral dos Anjos ("Camile")

Age 23

São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 26 May 2011

Camila was shot by a client on Rua Doutor Edgard Teotônio Santana at around 8.30 pm. She reportedly did not have change to give him when he paid and owed him 10 reais (10 R$) as...




Alicinha da Cruz

Age 20

Tres Lagoas, Cuiaba, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Strangled. 28 May 2011

Alicinha's body was found in a stream in a state of decay with marks of strangling on the neck in the stream Gumita.




(Roberto Confessor da Silva)

Age 28

Mangabeira, João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 29 May 2011

The victim was killed with two gunshots in the early morning when returning home. According to locals, the alleged perpetrator had a sexual relationship with the victim.




(Alexandre dos Anjos)

Age 36

Itamaraju, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 31 May 2011

The victim's body was found naked with a piece of wood next to it that had been used to kill the victim.




Levinha

Age 31

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Murdered. 31 May 2011

According to Grupo Gay da Bahia, the murder was based on 'homophobia'.




Name Unknown

 

Goiandia, Goiás (Brazil)

Beheaded. 1 Jun 2011

TvT partner organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2011)




Matilde (Josimar)

Age 25

Ampliación Las Bajadas, Veracruz (Mexico)

Beaten. 2 Jun 2011

The victim was around 25 years old. The body was found on the morning of 2 June on a piece of wasteland.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Poncitlan, Jalisco (Mexico)

Shot. 3 Jun 2011

The victim was around 30 years old and, according to witnesses, was shot by the driver of a black Ford Lobo, who after committing the killing fled the scene.




Karlota Gómez Peña

Age 19

Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico (USA)

Shot. 6 Jun 2011

Karlota was killed on calle Condado in what seems to have been a targeted execution.




Mailda dos Santos (Maria do Bairro)

Age 25

Lagoa Encantada, Cuiaba, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Beaten. 8 Jun 2011

Mailda's body was found by a student who called the police.




Carla (Juan Carlos) Tovar Cardenas

Age 30

Tala, Jalisco (Mexico)

Stabbed. 12 Jun 2011

Carla's body was found around a week after she disappeared. Her body showed marks of multiple stabs and severe beatings. Three adolescents of 14 and 16 years of age were arrested...




(Nathan Eugene Davis)

Age 44

Northborough Drive, Houston, Texas (USA)

Shot. 13 Jun 2011

The victim was shot in the head near an apartment block where the victim was reported to have worked as a sex worker.




Kênia Silva do Nascimento

Age 21

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Jun 2011

Kênia was shot on the street by one of three people who got out of a vehicle. She died at the scene.




Name Unknown

 

Sabaneta, Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Clubbed to death. 19 Jun 2011

The police suspect that the perpetrators took the victim to the location of the killling, and when the victim resisted hit the victim to death with stones.




Name Unknown

 

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

21 Jun 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Tribuna do Norte, online journal, 21.06.2011




Name Unknown

 

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

21 Jun 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Tribuna do Norte, online journal, 21.6.201 1 July 2011




Karla

Age 25

Juarez, Nuevo Leon (Mexico)

Beaten. 27 Jun 2011

Karla was severely beaten on the head.




Casandra (Marco Fidel Luján) Hernández

 

Calarca, Quindio (Colombia)

Shot. 30 Jun 2011

According to one hypothesis, Casandra was killed because she had witnessed another homicide




Thalia

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 6 Jul 2011

Numerous shots were fired from a passing car at Thalia and other trans women that were together with her.




Name Unknown

 

Vilhena, Rondônia (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Jul 2011

The victim's body was found on a bridge with a gunshot in the head.




Name Unknown

 

Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Shot. 12 Jul 2011

TvT partner organization TV Mex - Travestis Mexico, Summary 2011




Cinthia (Roberto Marcelino) Gonzalez Garrido Rodriguez

Age 46

Calama, El Loa (Chile)

Stabbed. 14 Jul 2011

Cinthia's body was found with a gash in the neck three days after she had disappeared in an space she rented in the city. A young man was arrested and suspected the crime. He...




Shayara (Johny) Soares Santana Pereira

Age 22

Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten. 16 Jul 2011

Shayara was a sex worker and clubbed to death in the early morning on Rua Nair Silva.




Val (Valter Felipe) de Souza

Age 27

Ariquemes, Rondônia (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Jul 2011

Val was at a bar dancing with friends in the afternoon when two men drove by on a motorbike and fired shots at them. Two persons got hit and injured and Val was shot to death. The...




Name Unknown

Age 25

Zona 5, Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala)

Shot. 18 Jul 2011

The victim was approximately 25 years old and died in hospital from shots in the head, shoulder and hand. According to first-aiders, the victim did not live in the area and was...




Lashai Mclean ("Shay")

Age 24

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Shot. 20 Jul 2011

Lashai was shot in an alley on the 6100 block of Dix Street NE at around 4am on 20th July. Two men are being sought in connection with the shooting.




Samantha (Jesus Nazareth Rondon)

Age 24

Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Shot. 22 Jul 2011

Samantha disappeared from Avenida Libertador in the early morning. When her body was later found she had been shot six times and had numerous belongings stolen.




Aleesha Farhana

Age 25

Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia)

Angina and cardiogenic shock. 30 Jul 2011

Aleesha passed away in a hospital intensive care unit 12 days after a court rejected her application to correct her legal name and gender.




Didem Soral

Age 26

Istanbul (Turkey)

Throat cut. 31 Jul 2011

Didem was killed by a client after he discovered she was trans.




Camila Guzman

Age 38

New York (USA)

Stabbed. 1 Aug 2011

Camila was found with several stab wounds in her back and neck. Her boyfriend confessed the murder.




Gaby

 

Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco (Mexico)

Beaten and burned. 6 Aug 2011

The victim's body was found burning on a street in the early morning.




Name Unknown

 

Piedade, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

6 Aug 2011

The victim died on Rua Sílvia.




Name Unknown

 

Tlalpan, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

Burned. 11 Aug 2011

The victims body was found partly burnt near a highway.




Wajahat

Age 21

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Shot. 14 Aug 2011

Wajahat, a transgender woman, was shot together with her partner after the two decided to marry by two men who entered their house and shot them to death.




Baby (Alexandro) Lourenço Gonçalves

Age 18

São José, João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Aug 2011

Baby was shot by a woman on 16 August after an argument they had during a music event. She died the following day in hospital.




Roberta (Alberto) Machado Amorim

Age 21

Santa Luzia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 20 Aug 2011

According to the police, six men, among them Roberta's ex boyfriend Tata (Edmar Antunes de Jesus), surprised Roberta at home and tortured her in order to get money that she and...




Name Unknown

Age 29

Tiquisate, Escuintla (Guatemala)

Stabbed. 20 Aug 2011

The victim was around 29 years old. The body was found with stab wounds and marks of strangulation near a cart track. As the victim did not have any relatives in the area,...




La Frutera (Ender Antonio Serrano Rodríguez)

Age 18

Libertador, Mérida (Venezuela)

Shot. 21 Aug 2011

La Frutera was from the city of El Virgia and used to come to Merida




Name Unknown

 

Paris (France)

Stabbed. 24 Aug 2011




Name Unknown

 

Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)

Stoned. 25 Aug 2011

The alleged murderer was a 33 year-old man, who was arrested by the police.




(Víctor Manuel) Ulloa Morales

Age 39

Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 31 Aug 2011

Unknown persons forcefully entered the victim's apartment in the early morning and shot the victim in the head.




Adriana

 

Luis Eduardo Magalhaes, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 5 Sep 2011

Adriana was severely beaten in the early morning of 5 September. She was taken to an emergency station but had already died when arriving there.




María Camila Parra ("Ninia")

Age 30

Medellin, Antioquia (Colombia)

Shot. 6 Sep 2011

María was shot in her car in Bairro Francisco Antonio Zea just a week after arriving from Rome. Nothing was taken.




Name Unknown

 

Santa Branca, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Sep 2011

The victim entered a motel with a man, supposedly a client, around 2 am but shortly after went to the reception as she had been stabbed into the neck and the back. The emergency...




Luana (Wagner) de Oliveira Batista

Age 25

Rondonopolis, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Strangled. 8 Sep 2011

Luana was a sex worker. Her body was found with marks of strangulation and a cut in the neck in a park.




Suzi (Benedito) Divino da Silva

Age 54

Nova Fatima, Paraná (Brazil)

Strangled and stabbed. 8 Sep 2011

Suzi worked at night clubs. Her body was found with marks of strangulation and stab wounds in the morning of 8 September.




Name Unknown

Age 18

São Raimundo Nonato, Piauí (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Sep 2011

Renata Desirre was found dead on a highway.




Simone (Carleone) Santos Rodrigues

Age 26

Eunapolis, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 9 Sep 2011

Simone was a sex worker. Two men were seen entering her apartment at around 5 pm and leaving again with blood on their hands. The police was called at 5.40 pm, and arrived only...




Gaurav Gopalan

Age 35

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Shot. 10 Sep 2011

The victim was a latina transgender woman. Her shooting was the fourth in a series of attacks against trans people in Washington.




(Carlos Eduardo) Ferreira de Oliveira

Age 31

Nova Iguacu, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Sep 2011

The victim was killed on Rua Dr Otávio Tarquino.




(Jorge Alexis) Ortiz Hernández

 

San Cristobal, Chiapas (Venezuela)

Shot. 17 Sep 2011

Two men on a motorbike fired numerous shots in the early morning at a group of trans women who were sex workers, killing one and injuring two, the 18 year-old 'Jhon Jairo...




La Denisse (Adolfo Rivera Hurtado)

Age 40

Galeana, Zacatepec, Morelos (Mexico)

Stabbed. 19 Sep 2011

La Denisse was from Tlaltizapán. She was stabbed to death in a bar in the early morning and died in hospital. It is reported that she had been arguing with a man who had beaten a...




Brigeth Rivera Cuesta

 

Boca del Rio, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 20 Sep 2011

Brigeth's body was reportedly one of 35 found in a pile in Boca del Río on 17th September. All had been beaten and asphixiated after being locked in a train container wagon....




Lucie Parkin

 

Hayward, California (USA)

Shot. 20 Sep 2011

The police says that the victim was killed, because she owned the perpetrator money.




Name Unknown

 

Boa Viagem, Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Beaten. 20 Sep 2011

The victim was a sex worker and her body was found on a beach with marks of beatings on the head.




Name Unknown

 

Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten. 22 Sep 2011

The victim's body was found in the morning at a bus stop.




Name Unknown

 

Basaksehir, Istanbul (Turkey)

Stabbed. 25 Sep 2011

TvT partner organization Pembe Hayat




Name Unknown

Age 26

Nova Serrana, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Sep 2011

TvT partner organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2011)