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Trans Man Shot to Death in Puerto Rico


Carolyn Marie

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Puerto Rico has not been treated well by the rest of the U.S. and struggling people who have been kicked around by those who should help them start looking for others to blame for their struggles, we know the blame is on the U.S. agencies who withheld economic and direct aid, but they can't kick mainland Federal agencies around, so it is the weakest who are the whipping boys and girls.

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This is really disheartening, may he find peace :((

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11 hours ago, Carolyn Marie said:

https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/transgender-man-fatally-shot-puerto-rico-n1254313

 

There have been seven killings of trans people just in Puerto Rico in the last 12 months.  May Samuel rest in peace and justice found for his killers.

 

Carolyn Marie

Sadly, it looks like Puerto Rico is just another Latin country despite being the USA territory!

 

I remember there were two women killed in there after the murderers found out that they are trans. Maybe we are 'missing' about more terrible crimes... I think it's complex - society, poor country, machismo, underdevelopment in many ways. No matter what the causes are this is a disgusting crime and it lead to adding Puerto Rico in the Blacklist as another 'pseudo-civilized and pseudo-humanistic transphobic deadly countries that we should avoid' ... 

 

R.I.P., brother!!!

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