Jaida Peterson

Age 24

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)

Shot. 4 Apr 2021

Jaida was found in a hotel room in an unresponsive state on Easter Sunday. In death the local police and media misgendered her.



Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

5 Apr 2021

Fanny's body was found in the street. According to witnesses, she fell or was knocked off the back of a motorcycle which then drove away without stopping.

Pietra Valentina

Age 16

Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Apr 2021

Pietra was stabbed in the street. Friends tried unsuccessfully to prevent the attack.

Vida Bruno

Age 44

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 6 Apr 2021

Vida died in hospital on 6th April - allegedly as a result of head injuries sustained during an attack in a restaurant the previous November.



Taxila, Punjab (Pakistan)

Shot. 7 Apr 2021

Bubbli was shot after gunmen opened fire on her vehicle. She died and her driver was injured in the attack.

Madalena Leite

Age 64 (born 27 Dec 1956)

Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 7 Apr 2021

Madalena was a former city councillor, having been elected in 2012. Her body was found with signs of violence in her home on Wednesday 7th April.

Paula Migeon

Age 50

Reims, Marne (France)

Raped and stabbed. 7 Apr 2021

Paula was raped and stabbed in her own home. Her killer then set the property ablaze in an attempt to try to conceal the crime.

Dominique Lucious

Age 26

Springfield, Missouri (USA)

Shot. 8 Apr 2021

Dominique's body was found in an apartment after she had arranged to meet a man via a dating site. Charles Nelson, 28, has been charged with her murder.

Marcinha Vaz ("Maquita")

Age 30

Macapá, Amapá (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Apr 2021

Marcinha was shot in the street at around 9pm on Thursday 8th April. According to police she was shot by a man who approached and then argued with her.

Márcia Marcita

Age 48

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 9 Apr 2021

Márcia's body was found in her home with signs of violence on the morning of Friday 9th April. She had not been heard from since 5th April.

Name Unknown

Age 30-35

Villa de Álvarez, Colima (Mexico)

Shot. 9 Apr 2021

The victim was shot by unidentified assilants who fled on a motorcycle. Her identity is unknown.

Dimitra Kalogiannis

Age 64

Athens, Attica (Greece)

Run over. 9 Apr 2021

Dimitra was killed in a hit and run incident on 9th April. Her body was not found until seven weeks later when the police were shamed into searching for her.

"La Kendra"/"La Barbie"


Pénjamo, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Shot. 10 Apr 2021

Kendra was shot while travelling in her car near her home. A year earlier on 11th April 2020 she had survived an armed attack in her home.

Milena Massafera


Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Apr 2021

Milena's body was found with multiple stab wounds in her apartment on the night of Saturday 8th April.

Sofía Micaela Catán ("Mica")

Age 24

Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

Burned. 11 Apr 2021

Sofia died from cardiorespiratory arrest a week after being hospitalised with serious burns on 3rd April - reportedly after an argument with her partner. He fled the scene.

Name Unknown

Age 17

Muriaé, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Murdered. 11 Apr 2021

The victim's body was found floating in the Rio Preto river on the morning of Sunday 11th April. She was gagged and her hands were tied behind her back.

Name Unknown


Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Apr 2021

The victim was one of two unidentified women (the other being cisgender) found shot dead in a double homicide on the morning of Sunday 11th April.

Josefina Cruceño

Age 28

Ciudad de Mendoza (Argentina)

Drowned. 12 Apr 2021

Josefina's body was found floating in the Cacique Guaymallén on 12th April. She had last been seen on 1st April.

Larissa Dieckmann ("Lara")


Niterói, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

COVID-19. 13 Apr 2021

Larissa died from COVID-19. She was the president of OLT (Orgulho e Luta Trans).

Yeray Hurtado ("Teresa")


Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 13 Apr 2021

Yeray was murdered on Tuesday 13th April.

Luisa Revilla Urcia

Age 49 (born 12 Oct 1971)

Trujillo, La Libertad (Peru)

COVID-19. 15 Apr 2021

Luisa died from COVID-19 two weeks after being admitted to hospital. She was a former mayor of the La Esperanza district of Trujillo.

Remy Fennell

Age 28

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)

Shot. 15 Apr 2021

Remy was found shot dead in a hotel room less than two weeks after Jaida Peterson had been killed in another hotel room in the same city.

Melibeth Yulitza Marchena

Age 44

Fundación, Magdalena (Colombia)

Shot. 15 Apr 2021

Melibeth died after being shot in the face and neck by a gunmen who invaded her home. Her assailant escaped on a motorcycle with an accomplice.

Yara Cumady/Yara Pereira dos Santos

Age 24

Frutal, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Run over. 17 Apr 2021

Yara died in hospital after being run over on the BR-364 highway. Police are investigating whether she was run over deliberately.

Viki Nieva

Age 33

Aguilares, Tucumán (Argentina)

Stabbed. 18 Apr 2021

Viki was brutally killed by her former partner. He was arrested shortly afterwards.

Juliana Santos

Age 22

Porto Vehlo, Rondônia (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler complications. 19 Apr 2021

Juliana suffered a cardiac arrest during a clandestine cosmetic surgery procedure in a residence.

Monalisa Leide

Age 41

Macapá, Amapá (Brazil)

Stabbed. 20 Apr 2021

Monalisa's body was found inside her home next to a bloodied knife.

Tiara Banks

Age 24

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 21 Apr 2021

Tiara was shot in her vehicle at about 10:30pm on Wednesday 21st April.

Iris Santos

Age 22

Houston, Texas (USA)

Shot. 23 Apr 2021

Iris was shot while sitting outside a Chick-Fil-A restaurant at around 9:30pm on Friday 23rd April. She died in hospital.

Natalia Smüt Lopez

Age 24

San Jose, California (USA)

Shot. 23 Apr 2021

Natalia was murdered - allegedly by her boyfriend.

Andresa Santos

Age 36

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Beaten. 24 Apr 2021

Andresa's body was found by police officers conducting a routine patrol. She had been beaten with a piece of wood.

Tiffany Thomas

Age 38

Dallas, Texas (USA)

Shot. 24 Apr 2021

Tiffany was shot at a carwash.

F. de Assis Braga de Oliveira

Age 42

Ji-Paraná, Rondônia (Brazil)

Beaten. 25 Apr 2021

F. was found beaten to death in the street on the night of Sunday 25th April.

Sharlotte Escobar Ramos

Age 54

Comitán, Chiapas (Mexico)

Stoned. 25 Apr 2021

Sharlotte's body was found in a vacant lot behind her property. She had been stoned to death.

Silvana Gómez Galeano

Age 25

Neiva, Huila (Colombia)

Cosmetic filler complications. 25 Apr 2021

Silvana died in Hospital Hernando Moncaleano Perdomo after undergoing an unofficial cosmetic procedure on her buttocks.

Zashy Zuely del Cid Velásquez

Age 27

San Miguel (El Salvador)

Shot. 25 Apr 2021

Zashy was shot in the back while working and died in hospital. Her birth family refused to allow LGBT+ friends to attend her funeral and buried her "as a man".

Emanuelly Castro

Age 26

Cedral, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 26 Apr 2021

Emanuelly's body was found in a stream on the afternoon of Monday 26th April.

Luana Morais

Age 20

Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Apr 2021

Luana was shot several times at around 10:30pm on Tuesday 27th April. She died in hospital.

J. S. Cardoso

Age 21

Parauapebas, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Apr 2021

J. was shot by a dissaffected client in what appears to have been a revenge killing.

Jaqueline Saviery Silva

Age 30

Alfenas, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Apr 2021

Jaqueline was shot during a fight in a bar. The owner of the establishment is being sought by police.