These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in the U.S. in 2015

These Are the Trans Women Killed So Far in 2015

This year has already demonstrated why activists continue to decry an 'epidemic' of fatal violence directed at transgender women.

WATCH: Fresno, California Murder Marks 11th Killing of a Trans Woman in U.S. This Year

Trans Murder Victim Number 11: Woman In Fresno

Local trans activists held a vigil Thursday night for K.c. Haggard, who was stabbed to death on the street in an altercation caught on a security camera.

Freed From Iowa Jail, Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Speaks

Free at Last: Meagan Taylor Speaks

The black trans woman tells The Advocate about facing transphobia daily, her battle ahead, and the unusual part a county jail played in working toward justice.

Black Trans Woman Meagan Taylor Released from Iowa Jail
July 23 2015 1:03 PM ET

Meagan Taylor Has Been Freed

After spending two weeks in a segregated medical cell in Iowa, the Illinois trans woman was released from Polk County Jail today.

Tampa, Florida Sees Tenth Trans Woman Murdered in U.S. in 2015

Victim Number 10: Another Trans Woman Murdered

India Clarke was found beaten to death in a Tampa park. Who killed her remains a mystery.

Ashley Diamond, Black Trans Woman Suing for Safety, Allegedly Raped in Ga. Prison Again
July 22 2015 3:20 PM ET

Ashley Diamond Allegedly Assaulted in Prison Again

Ashley Diamond, 36, has called the repeated rapes she's allegedly endured in men's prisons 'torture.' Despite her other legal victories, she's still not safe.

WATCH: Texas Man Charged With Murder of Teenage Boyfriend

Texas Man Charged With Murder of Teenage Boyfriend

Infidelity and intoxication led to a fatal fight between the young couple, police suspect.

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