Corbin Ray Bach

Age 23

Paducah, Kentucky (USA)

Suicide. 6 Oct 2019

Corbin died by suicide. After he died his wife Amber spoke out about the relentless bullying he had faced.

Christine Zephier

Age 23

Mankato, Minnesota (USA)

10 Oct 2019

Christine's body was found in a wooded area near Mankato on Thursday 10th October. She had been missing since Tuesday 27th August.

Daphne Dorman

Age 44

San Francisco, California (USA)

Suicide. 11 Oct 2019

Daphne died by suicide. She was a comedienne, actress and transgender activist.

Brianna “BB” Hill

Age 30

Kansas City, Missouri (USA)

Shot. 14 Oct 2019

Briana was shot at about 11:30am on Monday 14th October. Her killer was arrested at the scene.

Janette O’Sullivan

Age 28

East Harlem, New York (USA)

25 Oct 2019

Janette's decomposing body was found in her apartment on Friday 25th October. She had died around 10 days earlier.

Nikki Kuhnhausen

Age 17

Larch Mountain, Oregon (USA)

Murdered. 7 Dec 2019

The skeletal remains of Nikki's body were found near Larch Mountain on 7th December. She had been missing since 6th June.

Angel Rose Garcia

Age 21

Hyattsville, Maryland (USA)

10 Dec 2019

Angel was found in an unresponsive state in an apartment on Tuesday 10th December but died before reaching hospital. The Angel Rose Artist Collective is named in her memory.

Alice Carter ("Baby Alice")

Age 35

Washington, D. C. (USA)

18 Dec 2019

Alice was found unresponsive on the street by police officers. She was revived using CPR and rushed to hospital, but died after admission.

Yahira Nesby

Age 33

Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Shot. 19 Dec 2019

Yahira was found dead by police who were called to her apartment. She had been shot in the chest and leg. A man was been arrested trying to escape from the scene.

Mia Penny

Age 26

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Shot. 29 Dec 2019

Mia was killed by armed members of a private security company while responding to a call about an intruder in a vacant DC apartment building reportedly used for sex work.

Dustin Parker

Age 25

McAlester, Oklahoma (USA)

Shot. 1 Jan 2020

Dustin was shot while driving for the taxi firm he co-founded, which was offering people free rides home on the night of New Year's Eve. He died at the scene.

Emerald Kelliher

Age 31 (born 25 Sep 1988)

Montgomery, Alabama (USA)

Suicide. 3 Jan 2020

Emerald took her own life at the graveside of her dog, Zorro. She volunteered with Montgomery Pride and worshipped with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Montgomery.

Alex McCray

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri (USA)

Suicide. 4 Jan 2020

Alex died by suicide. In October 2015 he had won a court case over access to gender-appropriate bathroom and locker rooms at his high school.

Camila María Concepción

Age 28

Los Angeles, California (USA)

Suicide. 21 Feb 2020

Camila died by suicide. She was a writer for the Netflix shows "Daybreak" and "Gentefied".

Alexa Negrón Luciano (Neulisa Luciano Ruiz)

Age 28

Toa Baja, Puerto Rico (USA)

Shot. 24 Feb 2020

Alexa was shot dead several hours after a post denouncing her for using a women's restroom in a McDonalds restaurant had circulated on social media.

Yampi Méndez Arocho

Age 19

Moca, Puerto Rico (USA)

Shot. 5 Mar 2020

Yampi's body was found in a local park with gunshot wounds to the face and upper back. He had reportedly had an altercation with a woman earlier in the day.

John Scott Devore/Scottlyn Kelly Devore

Age 51

Augusta, Georgia (USA)

Murdered. 12 Mar 2020

John/Scottlyn was reportedly genderfluid. They went missing on 12th March, and on 20th March a suspect was charged with murder.

Monica Diamond

Age 34

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)

Shot. 18 Mar 2020

Monica was shot multiple times while medics were trying to treat her inside an ambulance. A suspect has been arrested on murder charges.

Oliver Sasser

Age 21 (born 30 Mar 1998)

Louisville, Georgia (USA)

23 Mar 2020

Oliver died at home from unknown causes.

Lexi "Ebony" Sutton

Age 33

Harlem, New York (USA)

Stabbed. 28 Mar 2020

Lexi's throat was cut early on Saturday 28th March. Her assailant escaped on a motor scooter.

Lorena Borjas

Age 59

Queens, New York (USA)

COVID-19. 30 Mar 2020

Lorena died from the COVID-19 coronavirus. She was the mother of the trans Latinx community in Queens, and advocated for trans victims of trafficking, slavery and violence.

Ashley Moore

Age 26

Newark, New Jersey (USA)

1 Apr 2020

Ashley was found dead with unexplained and serious injuries outside Newark YMCA on Wednesday 1st April but her body was cremated without an autopsy.

Henrietta Robinson

Age 79

Miami, Florida (USA)

COVID-19. 3 Apr 2020

Henrietta died after contracting the COVID-19 coronavirus in hospital. The ‘Grand Lady of Miami Beach’ was one of the first transgender people to live openly in Florida.

Johanna Metzger


Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Stabbed. 11 Apr 2020

Johanna was stabbed. The circumstances of her murder are not known.

Penelope Díaz Ramírez

Age 31

Bayamón, Puerto Rico (USA)

Strangled and hanged. 13 Apr 2020

Penelope was found hanging in a cell within the Bayamón correctional complex. Another inmate confessed to killing her.

Emily Nicole Brown

Age 25 (born 26 May 1994)

Covington, Georgia (USA)

Suicide. 20 Apr 2020

Emily died by suicide. She was struggling with depression and loneliness, and had been rejected by half of the members of her family.

Layla Pelaez Sánchez

Age 21

Humacao, Puerto Rico (USA)

Murdered. 22 Apr 2020

The charred bodies of Serena Angelique Velázquez and Layla Peláez were found inside a burned out car on the PR-927 highway in Humacao in the early hours of Wednesday 22nd April.

Serena Angelique Velázquez

Age 32

Humacao, Puerto Rico (USA)

Murdered. 22 Apr 2020

The charred bodies of Serena Angelique Velázquez and Layla Peláez were found inside a burned out car on the PR-927 highway in Humacao in the early hours of Wednesday 22nd April.

Nina Pop

Age 28

Sikeston, Missouri (USA)

Stabbed. 3 May 2020

Nina was found stabbed to death in her apartment.

Helle Jae O’Regan

Age 20

San Antonio, Texas (USA)

Stabbed. 6 May 2020

Helle was stabbed in the barbershop where she worked by a man who had earlier came into the premises claiming that he wanted to book an appointment.

Jayne Thompson

Age 33

Orchard Mesa, Colorado (USA)

Shot. 9 May 2020

Jayne was shot and killed by a police officer during what appears to have been a mental health crisis. No charges were filed against the officer concerned.

Tony McDade

Age 38

Tallahassee, Florida (USA)

Shot. 27 May 2020

Tony was shot by a police officer. The Florida Police Department claimed that he pulled a gun on police and had a "bloodied knife", but eyewitness accounts contradict this.

Selena Reyes-Hernandez

Age 37

Marquette Park, Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 31 May 2020

Selena was shot by a man who went home with her after she told him that she was transgender. Even though she was dead already, he later returned to shoot her again.

Koko Nia Labeija

Age 19 (born 29 May 2001)

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

6 Jun 2020

Koko's body was found in an abandoned building on Saturday 6th June. She remained unidentified until April 2021.

Dominique "Rem'mie" Fells

Age 27 (born 30 Jul 1992)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Stabbed and dismembered. 9 Jun 2020

Dominique's body was found on the banks of the Schuylkill River. She had suffered stab wounds and trauma to the head and face, and her body was found with both legs severed.

Riah Milton

Age 25

Liberty Township, Cincinnati, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 9 Jun 2020

Riah was shot multiple times during a premeditated robbery. Nearly all police and news reports about her murder misgendered and deadnamed her.

Brian Powers ("Eagle")


Akron, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 13 Jun 2020

Brian was found dead on the sidewalk of a church near the University of Akron. He had been shot.

Brayla Stone

Age 17

Sherwood, Arkansas (USA)

Shot. 25 Jun 2020

Brayla's body was found in a parked car on a remote trail. Her killer boasted about her murder on social media saying that he was paid $5,000 dollars for the crime.

Draya McCarty

Age 28

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

30 Jun 2020

Draya was found dead amidst an epidemic of violence against black trans women in the USA. Five other black trans women were killed between 25th June and 3rd July.

Merci Mack

Age 22 (born 9 Apr 1998)

Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas (USA)

Shot. 30 Jun 2020

Merci was found unconscious and with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of an apartment complex after neighbours had reported hearing gunfire. She died at the scene.

Tatiana Hall

Age 22

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2020

Tatiana is reported to have been murdered in Philadelphia on or around 30th June. Very little is known about what happened to her - possibly due to deadnaming by police and media.

Shaki Peters

Age 32

Amite City, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 1 Jul 2020

Shaki's body was found off a rural road to the west of Amite City. In death, the police and media misgendered and deadnamed her.

Bree Black

Age 27

Pompano Beach, Florida (USA)

Shot. 3 Jul 2020

Bree was found with gunshot wounds after police responded to a reported shooting. She died at the scene.

Summer Taylor

Age 24

Seattle, Washington (USA)

Run over. 4 Jul 2020

Summer was nonbinary. They died after being hit by a car which was driven at speed into Black Lives Matter protesters.

Angela Martinez Gómez

Age 42

Santa Monica, California (USA)

COVID-19. 6 Jul 2020

Angela died from COVID-19 after being forced to continue working at a Burger King while ill. After her death other staff walked out, citing inadequate safety protocols.

Marilyn Monroe Cazares

Age 22

Brawley, California (USA)

Stabbed and burned. 13 Jul 2020

Marilyn was found dead in an abandoned building after first responders answered a fire call in the early hours of Monday 13th July.

Tiffany Harris ("Dior H Ova")

Age 32

The Bronx, New York (USA)

Stabbed. 26 Jul 2020

Tiffany was stabbed in the hallway of an apartment building in the early hours of Sunday 26th July. A man she had a relationship with is being sought for questioning.

Queasha Hardy

Age 24

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 27 Jul 2020

Queasha was found shot to death on a street on the afternoon of Monday 27th July. Local media deadnamed her.

Aja Raquell Rhone-Spears ("Rocky Rhone")

Age 32

Portland, Oregon (USA)

Stabbed. 28 Jul 2020

Aja was one of two people stabbed after a fight broke out at a vigil for Tyrell Penney, who was killed in a recent shooting.

Janelle Ariana Briscoe

Age 23 (born 4 May 1997)

Smiths, Alabama (USA)

Suicide. 7 Aug 2020

Janelle died by suicide.

Kee Sam

Age 24

Lafayette, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 13 Aug 2020

Kee was found in a hotel suffering from a gunshot wound on Wednesday 12th August. She died in hospital the following day.

Shelley Lynn Rose

Age 16 (born 28 Oct 2003)


Suicide. 26 Aug 2020

Shelley died by suicide. In death her parents tried to erase her identity, but her partner is trying to keep her memory alive.

Lea Rayshon Daye


Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Died in custody. 30 Aug 2020

Lea died in Cuyahoga County Jail after being wrongfully jailed by a transphobic judge. When picking up her belongings her mother found a letter denouncing the conditions there.

Rukia Isis Bemer

Age 22 (born 26 Jun 1998)

Lakewood, Ohio (USA)

Suicide. 30 Aug 2020

Rukia's body was found on railroad tracks in the inner Cleveland suburb of Lakewood. She had been hit by a train.

Elie Che

Age 23

The Bronx, New York (USA)

Drowned. 31 Aug 2020

Elie was found in an unresponsive state on Orchard Beach in the Bronx on the morning of Monday 31st August. Police and local media repeatedly deadnamed her.

Isabella Mia Lofton

Age 21

Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Cause unknown. 7 Sep 2020

Isabella's body was found partly unclothed and wrapped in a plastic tarp on the sidewalk. Authorities claimed she was intoxicated and had fallen from a building.

Gia Valentina Romualdo Rodríguez

Age 46

Miami, Florida (USA)

Cosmetic filler complications. 15 Sep 2020

Gia died from an embolism shortly after a surgical procedure to inject fat into her buttocks in a procedure known as a "Brazilian butt lift" in a private clinic.

Aerrion Burnett

Age 37 (born 21 Sep 1982)

Independence, Missouri (USA)

Shot. 19 Sep 2020

Aerrion's body was found in a grassy area with gunshot wounds two days before her 38th birthday.

Mia Green

Age 29

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 28 Sep 2020

Mia was found with a gunshot wound after a vehicle was stopped by police for a traffic violation. The driver was arrested.

Michellyn Ramos Vargas

Age 35

San Germán, Puerto Rico (USA)

Shot. 30 Sep 2020

Michellyn's body was found on a rural road early on Wednesday 30th September.