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NCAVP mourns the death of Viccky Gutierrez in Los Angeles, CA

NCAVP mourns the death of Viccky Gutierrez, who was killed in a fire police are describing as “suspicious” in Los Angeles on January 10, 2017. The Los Angeles Police Department announced on Friday, January 12th that they currently have a suspect in custody in relation to the fire. Bamby Salcedo, President

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We can #LiveWithoutFear. You can help.

Here’s what’s happening: a 45% increase in hotline calls. A 46% spike in reports of hate violence. A 67% increase in new clients seeking counseling. At AVP, we’re here for you whenever, wherever. Counselors are ready to talk one-on-one. Lawyers are ready to advocate for you in court. We organize LGBTQ

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NCAVP Mourns the Homicide of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, a Two-Spirit Transgender Woman Killed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; the 2nd Reported Killing of a Transgender/ Gender Non-Conforming Person NCAVP Has Responded to in 2017

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the homicide of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, a 28-year-old two-spirit transgender woman found dead in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on January 6th, 2017. According to Mic, her death is being investigated as a homicide. Jamie identified as two-spirit, a Native

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NCAVP Mourns the Homicide of Mesha Caldwell, a Transgender Woman of Color Killed in Canton, Mississippi; the 1st Reported Killing of a Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Person NCAVP Has Responded to in 2017

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the homicide of Mesha Caldwell, a Black transgender woman, killed in Canton, Mississippi on January 4th , 2017. According to Mic, she was initially misgendered by local press. In the wake of her death, friends, family and loved ones flooded

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NCAVP Mourns the Intimate Partner Violence Related Homicide of India Monroe, a Transgender Woman of Color Killed in Newport News, Virginia; the 23rd Reported Killing of a Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Person NCAVP Has Responded to in 2016

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the intimate partner violence related homicide of India Monroe, a Black transgender woman killed in Newport News, Virginia on December 19th 2016. Original media initially misgendered Monroe, who was found dead in a home along with Mark Gray; both had

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