Our Fellow Marylanders
Chrissey (Marvin) Johnson
Chrissey died from multiple stab wounds delivered by Allen Horton.
Tacy Raino Ranta
Tacy was the spokesperson for It’s Time Maryland and co-founder of the Baltimore transgender support group Tran*Quility.
Carla Natasha Hunt
Very little is known about Carla. She died from a single gunshot wound to the head. Her death was reported in the Washington Blade on May 26, 2000.
Venus LaBeija (Marcus Rodgers)
Venus was an activist for transgender rights. She was stabbed, then set on fire. She survived the initial attack only to succumb to the burns about a week later in the burn unit.
Angel Dream Revlon Royale
Only days before she was to pass on the crown of Queen of Baltimore Pride, Angel was found dead in her home. Friends and family believe that foul play was involved.
Stacey (Jarrell) Brown
Stacey was found dead on the living room floor of her home. She had been shot in the head. Her murder is still under investigation. Stacey was 30 years old.
April “Ms. Dee” (Darren) Green
April was found stabbed in the upper body on a Northeast Baltimore Street. Her death has been ruled a homicide. Larry Douglas, Jr. was arrested and charged with her murder in April 2010. April was 24 years old.
Aiden Rivera Schaeff
Suicide. Aiden took his life one month shy of his 18th birthday. Despite the support of a great teacher and administrators at his Bethesda Chevy Chase High School he was frequently bullied and harassed. He also endured harassment when looking for work and riding the metro. His mother has said that the constant harassment and bullying lead to massive depression, which ended his life.
Tyra was found strangled to death in the basement of an empty Baltimore apartment. She had been reported missing by her mother two weeks prior. Tyra was in the process of legally changing her name and getting her GED. She was 25 years old.
Multiple gunshot wounds. Tracey was 40 years old.
Kelly was found suffering from a gunshot wound in a home in Northeast Baltimore. She was taken to a hospital where she died. Kelly was 29 years old.
Kandy was found in a vacant field in northeast Baltimore, bearing the marks of “massive trauma”. She was a well known hairdresser in Annapolis and people who knew her in the neighborhood described her as warm and fun-loving. Kandy was 40 years old.
Mia was found murdered in an alley in West Baltimore. Her body had sustained “massive trauma”. Mia was 26 years old.
Our Community Outside Maryland
Flaca Ríos González
4-Oct –2013 • Zulia, Venezuela
Flaca was found dead by her sister on the outdoor patio of a house she rented. She had sustained severe head trauma. Flaca was 31 years old.
China (Jefry Renán) Hernández Pineda
6-Oct-2013 • Progreso, Honduras
China was an activist for LGBT rights. She was found beaten to death by two men with sticks in a vacant lot. China was 23 years old.
9-Oct-2013 • Nahkon Pathom, Thailand
A neighbor hear Prawat scream at night and saw two men walking out of her room. Prawat was 54 years old.
12-Oct-2013 • Palhoca, Brazil
Samuel was beaten before being shot in the head. A military police officer is suspected in the killing. Samuel was 27 years old.
(Welyson) Marques de Souza
18-Oct-2013 • Manaus, Brazil
She was found dead with 8 stab wounds on the grounds of a church. She was 32 years old.
Xiomara (Edwin David) Cálix López
21-Oct-2013 • Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Xiomara was shot to death by unknown assailants. Xiomara was 23 years old.
Katherine Jannett Drougett Silva
22-Oct-2013 • Valparaiso, Chile
A witness saw a man punch Katherine in the face and then run off. Katherine fell to the ground and lapsed into respiratory arrest, and died. Katherine was 36 years old.
26-Oct-2013 • Jaszapati, Hugary
Béla, an ethnic Romani, was found dead in a lake. She was 23 years old.
Oct-2013 • Chihuahua, Mexico
Oct-2013 • Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico
Oct-2013 • Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico
Cinthia was found dead in her apartment by her roommate, with a plastic bag tied over her head.
Oct-2013 • Montevideo, Uruguay
Emanuel Rodriguez Vergara
Oct-2013 • Tres Valles, Veracruz, Mexico
Emanuel was found in a paddock near a public amphitheater, dead from at least 1 gunshot wound to the head. Emanuel was 19 years old.
Oct-2013 • Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Sergio Alejandro Busto
Oct-2013 • Cordoba, Argentina
Sergio’s body was found dismembered.
Joan (José Bartolomeu) dos Santos
8-Nov-2013 • Bom Conselho, Brazil
Joan was killed by her partner, who stabbed her with a machete in the back. She was 31 years old.
Calvin Curtis Lipscomb
8-Nov-2013 • Detroit, Michigan
Ms. Lipscomb’s body was found burned beyond recognition and abandoned in a trash bin in an alley. The autopsy showed that she had died of a shotgun wound. Her preferred name was not reported by the media. She was 53 years old.
17-Nov-2013 • Porto Seguro, Brazil
She was stabbed in her home by an unknown assailant. She was 35 years old.
17-Nov-2013 • Karachi, Pakistan
Sahlil was 28 years old.
20-Nov-2013 • Worthing, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Her cause of death was not reported. She was 50 years old.
Rosa (Rose, Dido) Ribut
24-Nov-2013 • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Rosa had come on a temporary work visa from Indonesia. She was found in a motel room, dead as the result of blunt force trauma. Rosa was 35 years old.
26-Nov-2013 • Sape, Brazil
Karina was killed by an intruder who shot her while she was sleeping in her bed. She died on the way to the hospital.
Rebeca (Tallyson Jonatha) Alves Da Silva
4-Dec-2013 • Patu, Brazil
Rebeca was relaxing on the porch of her house when one of two men riding on a motorcycle opened fire with a gun and shot her several times. She was 25 years old.
Betty, age 52, was found dead in her bed in her apartment, with head trauma, the apparent victim of a lethal beating. Betty was physically disabled and required assisted living. Her neighbors describe her as friendly, nice, and outgoing.
5-Dec-2013 • Cleveland, Ohio
Brittany was found dead from a single gunshot wound to her head, in a car parked in front of an apartment complex. She was 22 years old.
Thays Brito de Oliviera
8-Dec-2013 • Bauru, Brazil
Thays’ murder is being investigated as a hate crime. Thays was 27 years old.
8-Jan-2014 • Belém, Pará, Brazil
10-Dec-2013 • Minas Gerais, Brazil
Pamela was 29 years old.
12-Dec-2013 • Fortaleza, Brazil
Ze was 25 years old.
14-Dec-2013 • Videira, Brazil
Ze was 22 years old.
16-Dec-2013 • João Pessoa, Brazil
Larissa was 30 years old.
21-Dec-2013 • Faridabad, India
Alondra (Freddy Ali) Hidalgo Cardenas
22-Dec-2013 • Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
Alondra was found in a field, dead from stab wounds. She was 21 years old.
25-Dec-2013 • Coelho Neto, Brazil
Police suspect that there was more than one person involved in what they describe as a barbaric murder. Luana was 35 years old.
Haydee Georgina Leon Dreyer
28-Dec-2013 • Catia La Mar, Venezuela
She was standing outside of her home in the early evening and was killed by multiple gunshot wounds received from an unknown shooter. She was 52 years old.
29-Dec-2013 • Castanhal, Brazil
31-Dec-2013 • Itapissuma, Brazil
Dec-2013 • Brasilila, Brazil
Gabriely Panic (Ruan Cleiton) Madureira de Matos
Dec-2013 • Campinas, Brazil
Gabriely was 26 years old.
Dec-2013 • Morelos, Mexico
Glenda was beaten and stoned, and her body was discovered in a field. She was 21 years old.
Dec-2013 • San Francisco, Honduras
Dec-2013 • Morelos, Mexico
Jonathan was 17 years old.
Fernandinha Elizalber Oliveira de Mesquita
5-Jan-2014 • Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
Fernandinha, age 39, was killed by stoning. The attack was so brutal that her head was crushed. She was found in an overgrown lot between homes.
5-Jan-2014 • Ciudad Trujillo, Peru
Ze was 45 years old.
5-Jan-2014 • Ciudad Trujillo, Peru
Ze was 50 years old.
Michele (Juscelino) Coelho de Morais
6-Jan-2014 • Mataraizes, Brazil
Michele was 39 years old.
(Marco) Noé López
7-Jan-2014 • San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Noé was abducted by a group of armed men. Her body was found in a plastic bag on the road and had been run over by several cars. She was 44 years old.
Paloma was killed by one of two men in a red car, who shot her multiple times in the head and chest. Witnesses reported that the shooter got of the car to check to see if Paloma was dead, and then returned to the car and drove away.
9-Jan-2014 • Acapulco, Mexico
10-Jan-2014 • Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
Rayka was found by family members dead in her apartment from multiple stab wounds. She was 20 years old.
Luana Professora (Romulo Carlos Ferreira Lopes)
10-Jan-2014 • Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Luana was found in the street, dead from a single gunshot wound to her chest. She was 20 years old.
Prince Joe (Joseph) Sanchez
12-Jan-2014 • Belize City, Belize
Ze was attacked by two men on bicycles, who may have intended to rob hir. Ze put up a fight and was stabbed in the chest. Prince Joe was 18 years old.
A. I. L.
14-Jan-2014 • Jarinu, Brazil
Ze was killed with an axe after having a dispute with a young man in a bar.
Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
Toni was shot multiple times in the head and legs by a man who fled in a dark car, according to a witness. She fell in front of a local tavern, and died before emergency services could reach her. She was 50 years old.
Ronald Alonzo Sosa
16-Jan-2014 • Aragua, Venzuela
Witnesses report that Ronald was verbally assaulted by someone and later shot. Ronald was 25 years old.
19-Jan-2014 • Cali, Columbia
Catalina was 21 years old.
Cristal (Alexandre) Nascimento de Araújo
19-Jan-2014 • Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Cristal was standing on a street corner with another women when a man on a motorcycle drove up and shot her. She died from a single gunshot wound. The other woman was able to run to safety. Cristal was 22 years old.
20-Jan-2014 • Guwahati, India
Ze was set on fire by four people, and died from burn injuries in the hospital. Ze was 20 years old.
23-Jan-2014 • Messejana, Brazil
Buxexa was a hairdresser. She was shot twice while at work. She was 47 years old.
25-Jan-2014 • Ciudad Nezaulcoyoti, Mexico
Found murdered. She was 30 years old.
Pelu (Antonio José) Araya
25-Jan-2014 • Presidente Derqui, Argentina
She was killed by gunshots fired into her house by unknown assailants. She was 47 years old.
26-Jan-2014 • Habiganj, Jahupur, Bangladesh
She was accused of stealing a cell phone by a business owner, who, along with four of his assistants, beat her severely. Police refused to arrest her, because of the severity of her injuries. She died before she could be taken to a hospital. She is identified as a intersex person in the media report. She was 24 years old.
27-Jan-2014 • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Leticia (whose family called Thifani), was killed by Walace de Souza Silva, who confessed to her murder. Media report that she died from two stab wounds, but the family reports that her body was mutilated and dismembered, calling the manner of her death into question. She was 18 years old.
Joice (José Antônio Vieira) Freitas
28-Jan-2014 • Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
Joice was found dead from multiple stab wounds in a motel room. She was the second victim of murder found in the same hotel in less than a month. Joice was 32 years old.
28-Jan-2014 • Itaguai, Brazil
Jennifer (Angel) Castro
28-Jan-2014 • Santa Fe, Argentina
She was killed by a 14 year old. Jennifer was 24 years old.
Sarita (Marcos de Almeida Oliveira) do Sopão
29-Jan-2014 • Itabela, Bahia, Brazil
Sarita, age 35, was sitting on the curb talking to friends when she was shot three times by two men who fled on foot, leaving her to die in the street. Sarita worked as a civil servant.
Juju (Julian) de Souza Cruz
29-Jan-2014 • Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil
Juju’s body was found in a field. She had been beaten and stoned. Juju was 32 years old.
30-Jan-2014 • Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ze was 35 years old.
Paola (Ivanildo) Alves Pererira
31-Jan-2014 • Picabuca, Brazil
Paola was found dead at a construction site with head injuries from a beating. She was 25 years old.
Jan-2014 • Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Hir body showed signs of torture.
Jan-2014 • Carapicuiba, Brazil
Gutta was beaten to death by a group of people and found hanged. She was 49 years old.
Raíssa (Lourivaldo) Xavier
Jan-2014 • Messejana, Brazil
Nahomi (Brayan Kevin) Lui Inuma
Jan-2014 • Iquitos, Peru
Nahomi was killed by her abusive partner who beat her with a wrench. Nahomi was a well-known hair stylist. She 32 years old.
1-Feb-2014 • Cuiabá, Mato Gross, Brazil
Raíssa was found dead in in her apartment with six gunshot wounds to the head and chest. She was 30 years old.
Alison (Juan Bernardo) Reyes López
4-Feb-2014 • Tijuana, Mexico
Alison fought with her boyfriend, who took a piece of glass and fatally slashed her neck. He covered her body in paper and clothes and set it on fire to hide his crime, but was arrested after firefighters discovered Alison’s body with wounds to the neck and back. Alison was 26 years old.
7-Feb-2014 • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Tatty was found dead in a wooded park in the city. Media reported that she had facial injuries, but the cause of her death was not known.
Rafaela (Alexsandro Alderotti José) dos Santos
11-Feb-2014 • Tejipió, Recife, Brazil
Rafaela was shot as many as 10 times by two men on a motorbike while using a public phone to call her husband in Italy. Friends and neighbors were shocked at her death, saying she was a good person. She was 32 years old.
Noiser Paima Java
11-Feb-2014 • San Juan de Miraflores, Peru
She was shot once in the chest by a man who believed she knew the person who had robbed him. She was 26 years old.
Denise Cobos Reyes
14-Feb-2014 • Ceresita, Ecuador
Denise was found dead with evidence of being tortured with a bottleneck. She was 22 years old.
16-Feb-2014 • Riberirao Preto, Brazil
She was attacked by a group of 5 men and stabbed 11 times. She was 40 years old.
16-Feb-2014 • Nahkon Sawan, Thailand
Narongchai was killed by a man she had had sex with. He beat her with a piece of wood and stole her valuables. She was 36 years old.
José Andrés Cuenca Adrian
17-Feb-2014 • Guayaquil, Ecuador
Hir body was found in a black plastic bag wrapped in packing tape. Ze was 26 years old.
17-Feb-2014 • Gaziantep, Turkey
Sevda was reportedly killed by her boyfriend, who fled to Serbia from where he called the police and confessed to her killing. Sevda was 29 yeas old.
18-Feb-2014 • Chapeco, Brazil
Robertona was killed from gunshot wounds to the head, as a result of a fight between several people. She was 38 years old.
Alex Medeiros Moraes
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alex was beaten to death by hir father for liking to dress in girls clothes, refusing to cut hir hair, and liking to dance. Alex was 8 years old.
Paulete died from receiving 10 gunshot wounds.
Bragança Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
Camila was found dead on a rural road. There were signs that she had been strangled, and a plastic bag was found over her head. She worked as a hairdresser in a nearby town. She was 24 years old.
Lu (Célio Martins) da Silva
Nova Serrana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Lu was found stabbed, her body laying alongside a street near a gas station.
26-Feb-2014 • Tandil, Argentina
São Paulo, Brazil
She died of a gunshot wound while waiting for emergency services. Neither her name nor any other details of her death were reported.
27-Feb-2014 • Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Ze was robbed of hir personal items and stabbed to death. Ze was 28 years old.
28-Feb-2014 • São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
She was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds. She was 40 years old.
28-Feb-2014 • Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil
Kitana died from three gunshot wounds to the head, which she received while enjoying Carnival celebrations in a local nightspot. She was 18 years old.
28-Feb-2014 • Vitoria da Conquista, Brazil
She was killed by a gunshot wound to the head. She was 16 years old.
February 2014 • Guayaquil, Ecuador
Hir body showed signs of torture.
1-Mar-2014 • João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil
She was found dead in the street, with 15 stab wounds and a fractured skull. Police believe more than one person attacked her, and used a knife and a machete. There were marks suggesting that she had been dragged some distance.
2-Mar-2014 • Brás, São Paulo, Brazil
Rose died of 12 stab wounds to her neck. She is one of several victims that are thought to have been murdered by a suspected 19-year-old serial killer that has been taken into custody. Rose was 32 years old.
Tatiana (Oscar Luis) Martinez
2-Mar-2014 • Cartegena, Columbia
She was involved in an argument with several youth in a nightclub. Police were called and began shooting into the air to break up the altercation. She was struck in the head by one shot and died.
3-Mar-2014 • Itaitinga, Brazil
She was 32 years old.
3-Mar-2014 • São Paulo, Brazil
4-Mar-2014 • Uganda
Queen was murdered several weeks after Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill became law. She was attacked by a man that friends believe she met at a bar. She called her friends on her cell phone as she was being attacked. She was later found by friends with severe wounds from beating and signs of torture. Her attacker had cut her body and anus with a broken bottle. She was taken to a local hospital, but died several days later from her injuries. Queen was 27 years old.
Coco (Demetrious) Karahalios
8-Mar-2014 • Edmonton, Canada
Coco, a well-known drag queen, was found dead inside her home. The manner of her death was not reported. She was 48 years old.
8-Mar-2014 • Tabasco, Mexico
Her body was found in the street.
9-Mar-2014 • Aparecida de Goiânia, Brazil
Vanessa Alves da Silva
10-Mar-2014 • Angelica, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
She had received death threats before she was found murdered. Vanessa was 14 years old.
12-Mar-2014 • São Paulo, Brazil
Paulete was shot 15 times by one or more men in a car. She was 31 years old.
12-Mar-2014 • Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil
Vitória was found dead in the street from two gunshot wounds to the chest. She was 16 years old.
14-Mar-2014 • Jardim Ingá, Goiás, Brazil
She was found burned to death in a rural area.
16-Mar-2014 • São Paulo, Brazil
She was beaten in the face before being shot to death. Dani was 15 years old.
Paulete (Paulo Roberto Lima) dos Santos
17-Mar-2014 • Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
Paulete was found dead in a thicket on the banks of the Parnaíba River. An autopsy revealed that she had received two gunshot wounds, one in the groin that severed an artery. She was 19 years old.
23-Mar-2014 • São Paulo, Brazil
Her body had been dismembered and distributed in three plastic bags around a cemetery. Part of her torso was found wrapped in a red dress.
Marciana (Ricardo) da Silva
24-Mar-2014 • Iguatu, Ceará, Brazil
Marciana was found dead of a gunshot wound in her home. She was 22 years old.
25-Mar-2014 • Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
Jade was killed in a car belonging to a Special Forces police officer. He is believed to have killed her because he wanted to pay less for sexual services and Jade refused. She was 21 years old.
Nicole (Marcos Vinicius) Machado
28-Mar-2014 • Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Nicole’s body was found buried in a vacant lot a block from her home. Her hands and feet were bound, and she had been stabbed in the neck and abdomen. She had been missing almost a week. Two suspects have been arrested. She was 20 years old.
Giovana Souza Silva
29-Mar-2014 • São Paulo, Brazil
Giovana was gunned down in the street and died from multiple gunshot wounds. She was 33 years old.
29-Mar-2014 • Makati City, Manila, Philippines
She was found stabbed to death in her condo. She was 33 years old.
29-Mar-2014 • João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil
She was attacked and beaten by several people, dragged through the street, and struck with some unknown weapon that left puncture wounds. She is thought to have been about 29 years old.
March, 2014 • Itaberaba, Bahia, Brazil
Ze was found dead in hir apartment with a knife in hir neck.
March, 2014 • Guerrero, Mexico
Ze was 25 years old.
March, 2014 • Medellin, Colombia
March, 2014 • Luziano, Brazil
2-Apr-2014 • Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
She died from a blow to the head, which may have been delivered by an iron bar found near her body.
2-Apr-2014 • Sobral, Ceará, Brazil
She was found dead in the street, apparently the victim of beating and choking. She is thought to have been about 30 years old.
7-Apr-2014 • Fortaleza, Brazil
7-Apr-2014 • Santo Antônio, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Mileide died as the result of 4 gunshot wounds.
7-Apr-2014 • Maceio, Brazil
Ze was 30 years old.
Giovanna (Giovanny Vidal) Reyes Almeida
9-Apr-2014 • Santa Elena, Ecuador
She was found with 11 stab wounds and other marks on torture on her body. Giovanna worked as a hairdresser. She was 47 years old.
Manuel Reyes Clicerio
13-Apr-2014 • San José de Viñedo, Durango, Mexico
She was found on a dirt road with many stab wounds to her chest and back. She was 20 years old.
Valquíria (Josivaldo Ribeiro Oliveira) Brito
20-Apr-2014 • Praça dos Carreiros, Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Valquíria, age 42, died as the result of a gunshot wound to the back.
21-Apr-2014 • Tarlabaşı, Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
She was attacked in the street while walking with a friend, and died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. She was 21 years old.
21-Apr-2014 • Itaquaquecetuba, São Paulo, Brazil
She was found dead on a road that ran through a park. There was no obvious signs of what had caused her death.
Johana (John Orlando) Jiménez Mateus
21-Apr-2014 • Isla Trinitaria, Ecuador
Johana was attacked and killed in her salon where she worked as a hairdresser. She was 47 years old.
22-Apr-2014 • Resistencia, Argentina
She was found dead in a construction site. She had been robbed of her personal items, many of which were found by police during the investigation. Her body showed signs of violence, including head trauma. A 17-year old boy was arrested for her murder.
Tábora (Edwin Javier) Anduray
27-Apr-2014 • San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Ze was killed in the street by several gunshots that came from a passing gray van without license plates. Ze was 19 years old.
Michelle (Joan Sebastian) Rodríguez Naranjo
27-Apr-2014 • Medellin, Colombia
She was found in a hotel bathroom with multiple stab wounds. She was 20 years old.
29-Apr-2014 • Taguatingo, Brazil
April, 2014 • Rimac District, Lima, Peru
She was killed by her partner, who struck her, causing her to fall and hit her head. She was beaten frequently by her partner. Madeleine was 17 years old.
1-May-2014 • Andijk, Netherlands
Jorge Alberto Hernández Pérez
1-May-2014 • García, Nuevo León, Mexico
The manner of death was not reported. Ze was 40 years old.
Nicole (Emerson) Lima da Silva
5-May-2014 • Betim, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
She was found dead with her clothing torn, leaning against a wall on the street. She had been shot 5 times in the head. Nicole was 20 years old.
5-May-2014 • Cauayan City, Isabela, Philippines
Ze was found stabbed and burned. Ze was 21 years old.
10-May-2014 • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Ze was 40 years old and a person of color.
Fábio José Rodrigues
13-May-2014 • Monte Cristo, Florianópolis, Brazil
She was found dead in the street. She was 27 years old.
Jenifer (Maikon Sydney) Penha
14-May-2014 • Uniao da Vitoria, Brazil
A man who had insulted Jenifer and several other transwomen at a bar, returned later and attacked Jenifer in the street, stabbing her in the chest with a large knife. She died at the scene. Jenifer was 24 years old.
S. J. Nacimiento Lima
15-May-2014 • Salvador, Brazil
Ze was 39 years old.
18-May-2014 • Palmares, Pernambuco, Brazil
She was shot by two men. She was 24 years old and a person of color.
20-May-2014 • Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
25-May-2014 • Alvinópolis, Atibaia, Brazil
Bruna (who also went by Bruninha) was found dead behind a cemetery, with deep cuts to her throat and wrists that were not self-inflicted. She worked as a hairdresser and was 38 years old.
Anuario Alexander Hernández Álvarez
25-May-2014 • Tegucigalpa, Honduras
She was found dead in the street with her hands tied behind her back, evidence of torture, and her face had been badly burned. She was 16 years old.
Carmela (Carmelo) Ponciano Fiscal
25-May-2014 • Tierra Blanca, Veracruz, Mexico
She was found on a rural road with three gunshot wounds to her head. She was 29 years old.
Rosse (Fernando Ulises) López Meraz
26-May-2014 • Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
She was one of three transgender people attacked by a man known to them. He beat her in the head with a hammer until she died. She was 25 years old.
29-May-2014 • Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Marcia died as the result of 4 gunshot wounds. She was 34 years old.
La Chiquis (Gerardo) Vásquez Sánchez
May, 2014 • Tres Valles, Veracruz, Mexico
She was abducted on May 15 by armed men, taken from the bar where she worked as a bartender. Her body was later discovered in a mass grave with 3o other victims. Her body showed signs of torture and gunshots.
Esteban Hernández Arias
1-Jun-2014 • Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, Mexico
She was found dead in her room and appeared to have died from hanging. She was 33 years old.
3-Jun-2014 • Baltimore, Maryland
Kandy was found in a field in northeast Baltimore. She had been beaten severely and died as a result of massive trauma. She was 40 years old.
Johel José Soturno Soturno
4-Jun-2014 • Maracaibo, Venezuela
She was found dead in an ally with head trauma. She was 23 years old.
Paola (Anderson Arruda) Camote
8-Jun-2014 • Arandu, São Paulo, Brazil
Paola’s body was found in a field, her hands and feet bound with her own clothing. She had sustained stab wounds to her neck. Paola was 30 years old.
José René Cruz
8-Jun-2014 • Santiago de Maria, Usulután, El Salvador
She was killed by at least one gunshot she received when she was attacked by a gang. She was 30 years old.
10-Jun-2014 • Coahuila, Mexico
Betty (Bertín) Hernández Ángeles
12-Jun-2014 • Tezontepec de Aldama, Hidalgo, Mexico
Betty, age 36, was found dead in her home with multiple stab wounds. She worked as a hair stylist. Three people have been arrested and charged with her murder.
Reynaldo Hipólito Contreras
15-Jun-2014 • Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
She was found in the doorway of her home bleeding from her mouth by a neighbor, who helped her into her bed and summoned emergency services. She had died by the time they arrived. Her body showed signs of violence, and there was evidence that she had also been using drugs.
Zoraida “Ale” Reyes
15-Jun-2014 • Anaheim, California
Zorida’s body was found behind a Dairy Queen restaurant. The manner of her death was not reported. She was 28 years old.
16-Jun-2014 • Baltimore, Maryland
Mia was found dead in an alley in West Baltimore. Her body showed signs of massive trauma. Mia was 26 years old.
16-Jun-2014 • Boa Viagem, Recife, Brazil
She was stabbed to death in her apartment by a man who worked in the building.
18-Jun-2014 • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Shayara was found beaten to death with a stick.
19-Jun-2014 • Fort Myers, Florida
Yazmin’s body was found burned and abandoned in a dumpster. She was 31 years old.
19-Jun-2014 • Araguina, Brazil
Micheli was 20 years old.
André Luiz Borges Rocha
23-Jun-2014 • Tijucal, Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
André was found dead with gunshot wounds to the face. André was 23 years old.
26-Jun-2014 • Cincinnati, Ohio
She was found shot to death. Tiffany was 28 and a person of color.
Wanderley Porfilho de Ramos
30-Jun-2014 • Coruripe, Alagoas, Brazil
Wanderley had been raped and then brutally beaten to death. Her facial injuries were severe, that she could hardly be recognized. Wanderley was described as young, but no age was included in media reports.
30-Jun-2014 • El Salvador
Ulises Humberto Rosales
1-Jul-2014 • San Salvador, El Salvador
She was shot at by several men from a distance, and when she fell, they approached her and shot her several more times at close range. She died at the scene. She was 24 years old.
9-Jul-2014 • Joao Pessoa, Brazil
Cristal Celeste (Julio César) Cotrina Fasabi
10-Jul-2014 • Lima, Peru
She was found dead in her home, partially undressed with severe bruising on her face. Cristal had received death threats prior to her death. The media did not report the manner of her death. She had been voted Miss Gay Tarapoto 2014. She was 21 years old.
13-Jul-2014 • Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Kellen’s body was found in a motel pool, where she had been left after being strangled by Everton Gonçalves Cajado, who was arrested. Kellen was 20 years old.
Jaime Javier Hernández Martinez
16-Jul-2014 • San Pedro Sula, Honduras
She was killed by two gunshots as she rode her bike along a dirt road. She had received death threats and was planning to leave for Mexico, where she thought she might be safer. She was 21 years old.
18-Jul-2014 • Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
Makelly’s nude body was found hanged in a vacant plot in an industrial area of the city. She was 24 years old.
Tyra (Carlyle) Sinclair
20-Jul-2014 • Georgetown, Guyana
Tyra was stabbed to death by a man who also killed another transgender woman, and who later killed himself.
Jada (Jason) Samuel
20-Jul-2014 • Georgetown, Guyana
Jada was stabbed to death by a man who also killed another transgender woman, and who later killed himself.
18-Jul-2014 • Roatán, Honduras
Lele, a deaf transgender woman, was found dead wrapped in a bed sheet alongside a road. She had been beaten recently, but the media made no report of the manner of her death.
23-Jul-2014 • Mexico City, Mexico
24-Jul-2014 • Contagem, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dennysi was shot four times by two men in a red car. The shots hit her in her hip, chest, and back. The same men had previously been threatening other transgender women in the area. She was 24 years old.
Dafine dos Santos Cameiro
27-Jul-2014 • Paranagua, Brazil
Dafine was walking in the street with another transperson when two men on a motorbike approached them and shot Dafine to death. They also tried to shoot the other transperson, but failed.
Alisson (Henrique) da Silva
31-Jul-2014 • Macaíba, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Alisson was at a bar when one of two men who drove up on a motorcycle came after her with a gun. She tried to flee, but was fatally struck in the head by two gunshots. She was 25 years old.
31-Jul-2014 • Bragança Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
Her body was found wrapped in a blanket and discarded among some rubble on a country road. She had been suffocated with a plastic bag.
Willi (Luis Arturo Ronquillo) Salva
July, 2014 • Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Willi was found in a vacant lot, dead from an attack that included having his head beaten against a stone wall. He had severe head trauma. Willi was 23 years old.
July, 2014 • Mexico City, Mexico
Ze was found dead with hands and feet bound.
July, 2014 • Morelos, Mexico
July, 2014 • Nuevo León, Mexico
Ze was 35 years old.
8-Aug-2014 • Logroño , Spain
She was murdered by her roommate, who was arrested. She was a 44 year-old native of Ecuador.
M. Gadelha dos Santos
8-Aug-2014 • Itapebussu, Fortaleza, Brazil
She was stabbed 15 times by her ex-boyfriend. She was 19 years old.
9-Aug-2014 • Jardim dos Ipês Itaquaquecetuba, São Paulo, Brazil
She was found dead with her eyes removed.
Estrella (Mario) García Chávez
10-Aug-2014 • Veracruz, Mexico
She was found dead of strangulation in a motel room. Her boyfriend is suspected and sought for her murder. She was 24 years old.
15-Aug-2014 • Detroit, Michigan
She was found dead in Palmer Park with a single gunshot to the head. Media did not report her name or age.
Samantha (Cleibe Gonçalves Junior)
16-Aug-2014 • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Samantha was stabbed three times during an argument. She was taken to the hospital but died of her injuries. She was 30 years old.
17-Aug-2014 • Detroit, Michigan
She was found dead of gunshot wounds in Palmer Park. Media did not report her name or age.
18-Aug-2014 • Atibaia, Brazil
Geovana was stabbed 6 times. She was 34 years old.
29-Aug-2014 • Carapicuiba, Brazil
Thifany was 33 years old.
August, 2014 • Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico
She was found dead inside her home. The manner of her death was not reported. She was 25 years old.
5-Sep-2014 • Memphis, Tennessee
Alejandra was shot in the back and killed only steps away from her home. She was 41 years old.
Terezinha de Araujo
6-Sep-2014 • Uruara, Brazil
She was 46 years old.
9-Sep-2014 • Caçapava, São Paulo, Brazil
Karen was assaulted, thrown from a vehicle, and run over by a man who had offered her money for sex. Karen was 23 years old.
13-Sep-2014 • Portal da Foz, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Cris was outside talking to friends when a white car pulled up and an unknown gunman fired four shots. Cris died before emergency services could arrive.
13-Sep-2014 • Choloma, Honduras
Police believe that ze was raped before being killed.
Marcela (Gabriel Duque Mario) Lopez
14-Sep-2004 • Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Marcela was stoned to death in the street. She was 46 years old.
F.L. da Silva
14-Sep-2014 • São Manuel, São Paulo, Brazil
Ze was 33 years old.
14-Sep-2014 • Guarulhos, Brazil
Ze was 17 years old.
Ramón Figueroa Ortiz Martel
15-Sep-2014 • Choloma, Cortez, Honduras
Neighbors report that unknown gunmen shot and killed hir. Ze was 39 years old.
20-Sep-2014 • Caloocan, Philippines
She was found dead in her apartment with 18 stab wounds. She was 27 years old.
25-Sep-2014 • Malleshwara, Karnataka, India
Mahadevi was killed when two youths pushed her out of a moving train. She was 22 years old.
25-Sep-2014 • Maracaibo, Venezuela
She was pursued by several attackers who killed her with a shotgun.
25-Sep-2014 • Rawalpindi, India
Bili was standing with two other transpeople at a bus stop when a stranger started harassing her. She ignored him, and he took out a knife and stabbed her. She was taken to a hospital where she died of her injuries.
30-Sep-2014 • Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Bruna was seen talking to two men on a motorcycle in front of a motel. Moments later, witnesses heard 4 gunshots, and found Bruna laying dead in the street. She was 27 years old.
September, 2014 • Monte Plata, Dominican Republic
She was found dead in her home after recently being released from the hospital with a wound to her buttocks. She was 27 years old.
September, 2014 • Nayarit, Mexico
Hir body was found floating in a creek. Ze was 25 years old.
3-Oct-2014 • Hollywood, California
Aniya was accosted and surrounded by several men. One of them threw a punch at her, and when she ran, one of the men pulled out a gun and shot her in the head. She was able to cross the street and sit on the curb before collapsing. She died later at the hospital. Aniya was 47 years old.
9-Oct-2014 • Monte Mor, São Paulo, Brazil
She was bound and gagged, shot in the chest, and set on fire. Géia worked as a nurse technician at a hospital.
Gaviota (Gull) dos Santos
13-Oct-2013 • Rio Largo, Alagoas, Brazil
Gaviota was walking down the street when she was approached by two men on a motorcycle, at least one of whom fired three shots that struck her in the face, killing her. She was 35 years old.
11-Oct-2014 • Subic Bay, Zambales, Philippines
Jennifer was drowned in a hotel toilet. A companion that was with her identified an active-duty U.S. Marine as her attacker.
12-Oct-2014 • Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil
Sara died as the result of gunshot wounds. She was 27 years old.
Aguinaldo Cláudio Colombelli
16-Oct-2014 • Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
She was stabbed 15 times. She was 45 years old.
16-Oct-2014 • Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
She was beaten to death and found alongside a road.
20-Oct-2014 • Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Flávia was killed by three gunshots.
Mary Joy Añonuevo
21-Oct-2014 • Lucena, Quezon, Philippines
Mary Joy was found stabbed 33 times in the bar that she owned and worked at. She was 55 years old.
27-Oct-2014 • Indianapolis, Indiana
Ashley was shot in the head. She was 25 years old.
1-Nov-2014 • Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
Ze was killed by a gunshot fired from a blue car.
Letícia (Ericklis Siribelo Luan) de Lima
6-Nov-2014 • Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil
She was stabbed in the chest. Letícia was 19 years old.
Raquel (Hilberto Cardoso) de Oliveira
6-Nov-2014 • Parnamirim, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Raquel died of gunshot wounds delivered by one or men who had come to her home and knocked on the door asking for water. Raquel was 40 years old.
9-Nov-2014 • Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
She was found by a fisherman. She had been beaten and shot, her body wrapped in a sheet and tied with a heavy tree branch, and then thrown into the river. Adriana was 16 years old.
9-Nov-2014 • Jundiaí, São Paulo, Brazil
She was found semi-dressed alongside a road with her throat cut. She is believed to be between 35 and 40 years old.
10-Nov-2014 • Tblisi, Georgia
She was found shot, and her body had been burned. She was 25 years old.
10-Nov-2014 • Nashville, Tennessee
Gizzy was killed by one or more gunshots. She was 24 years old.
In Memory Of
In 2014, we Remember and Honor