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In Memoriam of Michael Baughman

Yuma and Yuma’s LGBT community has lost our true champion of civil rights. Michael Baughman passed away, March 23rd in his sleep and without pain Read the rest of this entry

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The International Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20, 2012

Yuma, Arizona – Do you recognize these names? Amanda González, 29 year old Latina transgender woman brutally strangled to death in her Glendale Queens, NY home March 27; Ashley Santiago, Latina transgender woman shot in the head April 19; Dana A. “Chanel” Larkin, African-American transgender woman shot 3 times in the head in Milwaukee, May 7; Angie González Oquendo, Latina transgender woman strangled with an electrical cord May 24; Sandy Woulard, African-American transgender woman died from a fatal gunshot wound to her chest in Chicago, IL June 21; Victoria Carmen White, 28 year old African-American transgender woman fatally shot at a private residence in Newark, New Jersey September 12; Stacy Blahnik Lee, 31 year old African-American transgender woman was a homicide by strangulation and asphyxiation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 11. These are but a scant few of those lost to the world by anti-transgender violence. Read the rest of this entry

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