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Following the murder of Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati and the problematic media coverage of her story, TakePart spoke to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender people, particularly in stories involving transgender victims of violence.
With the media flocking to cover news aside from the World Cup in Brazil, news outlets and publications would do well to keep in mind the brutal situation for transgender individuals in the Roman Catholic nation.
In Louisiana, three suspects were arrested for allegedly holding a transgender woman captive in the Ajax area of Natchitoches Parish.
At the Five Points MARTA train station in downtown Atlanta, two transgender women of color were verbally harassed and physically attacked by several men.
After being constantly bullied, transgender 16-year-old student, Jewlyes Gutierrez, defended herself when she got into a fight with three of her peers. Following the incident, the District Attorney charged the teen with battery.
GLAAD's Tiq Milan writes that Transgender Day of Remembrance is about remembering those who have been lost to anti-trans violence and how we can stop the flow of violence.
LGBT advocates held a "Day of Remembrance" in Moscow's Red Square in honor of Dasha, who died by suicide due to Russia's anti-LGBT laws.
Earlier this week, a transgender woman of color was found stabbed to death in her home in New Jersey, as reported by Monica Roberts and others. Eyricka Morgan, who was 26 years old, was a former student at Rutgers University and involved with the New Jersey Community Research Initiative.
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This past weekend, GLAAD learned that local Philadelphia media sensationalized and inaccurately reported on the murder of a trans woman of color, using the wrong name and pronouns and including irrelevant information about her past.