NCAVP mourns the death of 21-year-old Kiki Fantroy, a Black transgender woman in Miami, FL whose life was tragically taken on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. In initial reports, local media and police deadnamed and misgendered Kiki. Her mother says the 21-year-old was returning from a party with friends when they were approached by a group of men who propositioned them for sex. After refusing their advances, Kiki was fatally shot a few minutes away from her home.
Police are currently seeking suspects.
We know it can be hard to read these reports of violence against our communities. If you need support in these difficult times, you can always reach out to your local NCAVP member. If you or someone you know is experiencing violence, you can reach our free bilingual national hotline at 212-714-1141 or report online for support.
NCAVP works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs and affiliate organizations who create systemic and social change. NCAVP is a program of the New York City Anti-Violence Project.