LGBTQ rights are far ahead in the United States. But the public still has threats in the form of legalization, discrimination and even violence.
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The body of the black cross-female women was found by car in Florida, and barristers say that it was the 18th transgender person known to have been killed this year.
Sheriff Sirry County authorities said the Palm Beach Post Bee Love Slater, 23, was "burned over recognition" in Clewiston, Florida on 4 September.
Captain Susan Harrelle from the Hendry County division told the Miami Herald that Slater's death will not be classified as hate crime until they can clearly create a "cause".
Friends dropped their pink balloon at the energy of the candles for Slater last Friday. Dezmond Bass, 26, attended the vigil named Slater "cavity pleasing."
"He hurt me but he could see that it could happen to her," said the US USA. "I didn't want this to be swept under a rug. I had to make sure everyone knew what had happened to her."
Bass Dezmond and Maise of Women's Love (Photo: Dezmond Bass)
Jackson Jacksonn, who met with Slater four years ago, said she was threatened with social media and that she was planning to leave the city, but that someone got her before she could move. "
While Jackson does not believe that his death was a hate crime, he expressed frustration at the slow police response.
"How does such a murder happen in such a small town and nobody knows anything?" he asked. "There's something wrong with that picture."
Slater died the same week in which killed Bailey Reeves, a 17 year old black teenager in Baltimore, was killed. Human Rights Campaign. In June, the American Medical Association called an “epidemic” of violence against transgender people.
“Our society must work to ensure that people can live without fear,” said the American Civil Liberties Union on Facebook in response to Slater's death.
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