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NCAVP mourns the death of Brooklyn Lindsey, a 32-year-old Black trans woman in Kansas City, MO

NCAVP mourns the death of Brooklyn Lindsey, a 32-year-old Black trans woman, who was found dead Tuesday morning on June 25, 2019.  According to media reports, police found Brooklyn’s body at an abandoned home in Kansas City, MO, where neighbors reported they heard arguing and possibly gunshots at 2:30 AM.  Brooklyn’s death is being investigated as a homicide.

A representative from NCAVP member Kansas City Anti-Violence Project shared, “Today, June 25th, 2019, another black trans woman was found murdered in Kansas City, MO! We are saddened, but mostly angered by the continued violence against our sisters!”

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.