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HRC MOURNS REMY FENNELL, BLACK TRANSGENDER WOMAN KILLED IN NORTH CAROLINA: Her death is at least the 15th violent death of a transgender or gender non-conforming person in 2021. Said HRC Director of Community Engagement for the Transgender Justice Initiative Tori Cooper (@MsToriCooper1), “Our hearts go out to Remy’s family, friends and community, as well as the entire LGBTQ community in Charlotte. It’s never been more important for everyone — from community members to those at all levels of government — to speak out, affirm that Black Trans Lives Matter and take action to bring this violence to an end.” More from HRC.
- After two transgender women were killed in North Carolina in the last two weeks, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced that they are investigating the possibility that the two killings are connected. More from Out and Metro Weekly.