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For Immediate Release: Equality Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT) mourn the loss of Asia Jynaé Foster on Transgender Day of Remembrance November 25, 2020 at 1:11 pm It’s incredibly heartbreaking that on November 20, a day that is internationally recognized as Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) which started in 1999 as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester -- the trans community in Houston lost Asia Jynaé Foster to violence.
Remembering Rem’mie and Riah: We must march for Black trans women June 22, 2020 at 4:54 pm The ongoing crisis of transphobic violence needs to be addressed in this country and Texas. As many of us join Black Lives Matter protests, we need to remember that battle cry includes Black trans lives.
Equality Texas Releases Statement from CEO Ricardo Martinez Involving the Murder of a Transgender Woman in San Antonio May 8, 2020 at 11:18 am Our thoughts are with Helle O'Regan’s family and friends and anyone whose life is permanently impacted by this incident.
For Immediate Release: Statement by Lou Weaver, Equality Texas Transgender Programs Coordinator, on the Discovery of Another Murdered Transgender Woman in Dallas June 3, 2019 at 4:43 pm The transgender community and allies across Texas are reeling with the discovery of the body today in Dallas of Chynal Lindsey, a Black transgender woman.
For Immediate Release: Equality Texas Statement on the Murder of Muhlaysia Booker May 20, 2019 at 1:22 pm We are devastated that Muhlaysia Booker of Dallas, Texas has become the third transgender woman of color to be killed this year. We call upon the Dallas Police Department to pursue their investigation and find Muhlaysia’s killer(s). Equality Texas decries the epidemic of violence targeting transgender women of color and all violence against members of the LGBTQ community.