“We must ensure that this is Donald Trump’s last opportunity to do harm," Rep. Mondaire Jones said.
Forty transgender Americans have died by violence this year.
The increase is documented in an FBI report, but there are many other hate crimes that go uncounted, activists say.
The global tragedy is reflected in figures gathered by Transrespect Versus Transphobia Worldwide for the 12 months ended September 30.
Kee Sam (pictured) and Mia Green are the latest known transgender homicide victims in the U.S.
A new film, Disarm Hate, artfully chronicles the pain and resolve that followed the Pulse massacre.