Statement from BreakOUT! on Death of Black Transgender Youth in New Orleans

Six trans women of color have been murdered in 2015.

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Penny Proud

Our Goddess Edwards, 20, Kentucky
Lamia Beard, 30, Virginia
Ty Underwood, 24, Texas
Jazmin Vash Payne, 33, LA
Taja Gabrielle de Jesus, 33, SF
Penny Proud, 21, New Orleans

Please read this statement from our 2014 Grantee, BreakOUT! as they address the recent loss of their member, Penny Proud.

TJFP is sending all of our love to the members of BreakOUT! and to everyone experiencing heartache, fear, grief and anger as our beloveds continue to be violently taken from us.

We need each other, more then ever.

#TransLivesMatter

 

 

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