200 Transphobic Murders Last Year

According to a trans research group, 200 people were killed in transphobic attacks, many of which involved frenzied violence or were ritualistic. The Transrespect vs Transphobia project released the figures in the build up to Trans Remembrance Day on November 20th. Although nowhere is safe, Brazil and Honduras seem to be particularly dangerous places for trans people.
This information has been taken from an article on the Guardian Comment is Free page by Natacha Kennedy, one of the organisers of the Trans Remembrance Day Event in Central London. To read the full article go here