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Study: 238 trans people were murdered across the world in the past 12 months

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  1. What a shocking record!

    The cast majority of human beings just cannot stand anyone who “deviates” so much from the norm. They take it as an afront to themselves. They completely fail to consider the situation of transes.

    They behave like animals, in the wild, picking upon the vulnerable, removing them from “the gang”.

    1. Sinead Harkin 15 Nov 2013, 11:59am

      Sad and disturbing

    2. Frank Boulton 18 Nov 2013, 12:21pm

      I agree with you, Eddy, but be careful how you use the word “deviates”. We can take pride in the levels of love and compassion exhibited by members of the LGBTI communities across the world. We should critisize not those who “deviate” from their own standards of hatred but those who “deviate” from our standards of love, compassion, inclusion and diversity.

  2. lady Tanya 15 Nov 2013, 1:40pm

    the world spends Billions on finding dark matter in space. the world spends Billions on weapons and ships , We cannot feed the world as there is on money for that yet we can kill each other the world needs to learn to live with each other only then will we all make it as a planet and a race.To kill someone just because we are different is so wrong. I hope as a race of people we make it , but from the looks of things we will not .
    and the trans killings will not have many comments, i have seen this over the years on PN

    1. James Campbell 15 Nov 2013, 8:36pm

      I read this report yesterday and there were NO comments. Today there are a few, but it is interesting that reports re. Trans people do not trigger a greater response in PN. Although trans people are just as likely as anyone to be gay many are not, yet the conviction by the ignorant that Trans =Gay, certianly forms part of why they are targetted by bigots. The average human in the street (and the media) has still not worked out the difference between sexuality and gender identity.

  3. lady Tanya 15 Nov 2013, 1:41pm

    this world spends Billions on finding dark matter in space. the world spends Billions on weapons and ships , We cannot feed the world as there is on money for that yet we can kill each other the world needs to learn to live with each other only then will we all make it as a planet and a race.To kill someone just because we are different is so wrong. I hope as a race of people we make it , but from the looks of things we will not .
    and the trans killings will not have many comments, i have seen this over the years on PN

  4. I note that the map shows large blanks for the countries where we suspect the largest number of murders have occurred. Also for smaller countries like Sweden, where a murdered trans-person is documented in their birth name and gender, so it wasn’t a trans-related murder after all. (Information from Swedish contact.)

    1. James Campbell 15 Nov 2013, 8:40pm

      A percentage of young people (one as young as 4 yrs) present with gender dysphoria and folowing them up over seveal years I know what they face and have to endure. In my opinion, one should at least DOUBLE the firgures given.

  5. There is no doubt that these numbers are under reported.The violence and death are due to ignorance of the general populace of modern science and medicine exacerbated by archaic religious doctrines, thought and teachings.When people do not understand something or view something different they become fearful and try to destroy it.

  6. Actually, according to the group Transrevolução, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last year 132 trans people were murdered in Brazil.

    Just in the first month of 2014, this number is already in 8 people murdered. It’s shocking.

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