Windy City Media Group Frontpage News Home
CELEBRATING 28+ YEARS OF Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender NEWS

Search Gay News Articles
Advanced Search
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2014-10-29
Download Issue
  News Index       Archives   About WCMG    Publications    Bars & Clubs     Calendar   Videos   Advertisers    OUT! Guide    Classifieds   AIDS @ 32
 Local | National | World | Politics | Obits | Profiles | Views | Entertainment | Theater | Dance | Music | Film | Art | Books | TV/Gossip
 Travel | History | Marriage | Youth | Trans | Lesbian | Celebrations | Food | Nightlife | Sports | Health | Real Estate | Autos | Pets | Crime

Sponsor
Chicago Dragons: Staying busy and winning Chicago Dragons: Staying busy and winning
It's a busy time—on and off the pitch—for the Chicago Dragons, the ...

Browse Gay News Index   Browse Gay News Archives
  Windy City Times

NCAVP: Gender non-conforming murder in Philadelphia
From a news release
2012-09-04

facebook twitter del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email


The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) learned Sept. 4 of the fatal shooting of an unidentified gender non-conforming (GNC) person in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. NCAVP is working with Equality Philadelphia to determine if there was an anti-LGBTQH motive in this shooting.

Including this incident NCAVP has learned of eleven murders of transgender or gender non-conforming (TGNC) people so far this year. These murder victims include Deoni Jones in Washington, DC, Rosita (last name unknown) in Miami, Florida, an unidentified woman in Riviera Beach, Florida, Coko Williams in Detroit, Michigan, Paige Clay in Chicago, Illinois, Brandy Martell in Oakland, California, Desean Bowman in Baltimore, Maryland, Donta Tiffany Godden in Chicago, Illinois, Tracy Johnson in Baltimore, Maryland, and Kendall Hampton in Cincinnati, Ohio. NCAVP is concerned by the continuing trend of disproportionate violence and murder against transgender and gender non-conforming people of color.

NCAVP's most recent report, Hate Violence Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Communities in the United States in 2011, documented 30 anti-LGBTQH murders, the highest yearly total ever recorded by the coalition. This is an 11% increase from the 27 people murdered in 2010. Transgender women made up 40% of the 30 reported hate murders in 2011, while representing only 10% of total hate violence survivors and victims. Of the 30 reported hate murder victims in 2011, 87% were LGBTQH people of color. In this report, NCAVP provides specific recommendations for policymakers, funders, and community members to reduce and prevent violence against transgender people of color.

NCAVP is committed to ensuring that violence affecting transgender and gender non-conforming people is accurately and respectfully identified through training and technical assistance, advocacy to increase data collection on LGBTQ violence, and documenting this violence annually in our national reports. NCAVP encourages anyone who has experienced violence to contact a local anti-violence program for support and to document this violence. For help locating an anti-violence program in your area, please contact us at info@ncavp.org or visit www.ncavp.org .

Join NCAVP in our efforts to prevent and respond to LGBTQH violence. To learn more about our national advocacy, receive technical assistance or support, contact us at info@ncavp.org .

NCAVP works to prevent, respond to and end all forms of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs, affiliate organizations and individuals who create systemic and social change. We strive to increase power, safety and resources through data analysis, policy advocacy, education and technical assistance. NCAVP is a program of the New York City Anti-Violence Project.


facebook twitter del.icio.us stumble upon digg google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily
agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here.
Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you
stay on this page, the more you help us.

Expose of Chicago Police published 2014-10-30
Trans woman of color killed in Indianapolis 2014-10-30
Sociologist C.J. Pascoe talks bullying at Elmhurst College 2014-10-29
Experts, activists discuss hate-crimes laws, prevention 2014-10-23
Intimate partner violence report out 2014-10-22
Man pleads guilty in 2013 anti-gay attack 2014-10-21
White House addressing intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence with women, girls 2014-10-21
ExxonMobil faces complaint alleging anti-LGBT hiring bias 2014-10-21
NY Appeals Court holds hearing on Lateisha Green hate crime conviction 2014-10-15
Report released on LGBTQ, HIV-affected Intimate Partner Violence 2014-10-15
Two anti-LGBT hate attacks in Brooklyn 2014-10-15
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL Workplace fairness 2014-10-14
Sociologist Pascoe on youth and homophobia Oct. 22 2014-10-13
Facebook trying to fix policy 2014-10-08
Influential LGBTs in media; marriage news; anti-trans ad 2014-10-07
UIC policy expert named to NFL's violence panel 2014-10-06
LGBT groups to journalists: Stop conflating bigotry and religion 2014-10-03
One night in the area of Austin 2014-10-01
CA governor signs bill banning use of panic defenses 2014-09-28
GLSEN to iHeartMedia CEO: Respond to Sean Hannity's comments 2014-09-24
A tale of two murders: Connected or not? 2014-09-24
Mother of Eisha Love: Heartbreak and courage 2014-09-17
Trans* woman claims self-defense in case 2014-09-17
UN's Free & Equal; Grindr controversy; Chinese serial killer 2014-09-16
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL Trans health care 2014-09-16
Fifteen groups ask for special U.S. envoy for LGBT rights 2014-09-16
U.S. grants asylum for LGBTI activist John Abdallah Wambere 2014-09-16
American anti-LGBT groups promoting bigotry abroad 2014-09-15
ABA names awardees for LGBT advances in law profession 2014-09-11
George meets with Inverness gay man after firing 2014-09-10
Suspect arrested in murder of trans woman 2014-09-09
DOMA cartoon wins prize; Chick-fil-A founder dies 2014-09-09
The Gambia passes new anti-LGBT legislation 2014-09-09
Proclamation marks 20th anniversary of Violence Against Women Act 2014-09-09
Man fired from church job prepares to meet with George 2014-09-05
Mariano's employee claims he was fired for being gay 2014-09-03
Trans woman, others allege bias at Lakeview diner 2014-09-02
Chicago couple files suit against cab company 2014-08-30
Judy Shepard speaks of new anti-hate initiatives at Center 2014-08-29
Family violence may have led to 8-year old's death 2014-08-28





Copyright © 2014 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 

PASSAGES Former Chicagoan Steven Moore dies
 
Strict ID laws could hinder trans voters
 
Neil Patrick news; 'Freeheld' has problem; 'Divas Simply Singing'
 
Music, radio are David Polk's passion, profession
 
Luxury consignment spot launches in Gold Coast
 
Windy City Times Current DownloadNightspots Current DownloadQueercast Current Download
Windy City Media Group BlogsJoin Our Email List!Donate Now
Sponsor


Sponsor

  News Index       Archives   About WCMG    Publications    Bars & Clubs     Calendar   Videos   Advertisers    OUT! Guide    Classifieds   AIDS @ 32
 Local | National | World | Politics | Obits | Profiles | Views | Entertainment | Theater | Dance | Music | Film | Art | Books | TV/Gossip
 Travel | History | Marriage | Youth | Trans | Lesbian | Celebrations | Food | Nightlife | Sports | Health | Real Estate | Autos | Pets | Crime



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video      News Videos      Nightspots Videos      Entertainment Videos      Queercast Videos      Comedy Videos     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.