LGBTQ rights group calls attention to violence against trans people of color, amid racial inequality protests

LGBTQ rights advocates are urging racial inequality protesters to not overlook the violence faced by transgender people of color.“I don’t think that anybody would say that there’s been enough attention focused on and around trans people and the state of violence they live in,” author and human rights advocate Tori Cooper told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.As the Human Rights Campaign’s director of community engagement for the Transgender Justice Initiative, Cooper works for the empowerment of the transgender community focusing on public safety and public education.“I think it is a weakness of...


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