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In response to the news of the murder of Tamara Dominguez and the loss of Jovana Luna, a leader at El/La Para Translatinas in San Francisco, the latest of transwomen, Marisa Franco of #Not1More and Mijente, issued the following statement:

“Earlier this summer, when a transgender woman interrupted the President’s LGBTQ reception a person in the crowd of mostly LGBTQ activists shouted to her, ‘This isn’t for you.’ Yesterday when news broke of another transgender women murdered the number hit officially 17. The question becomes then, what is?

We have witnessed women released from detention centers where they have been humiliated, tortured and abused only to face the asphyxiation of poverty and the boot of naked violence. Read more

Read about Jennicet Gutierrez and the interruption of the White House Pride event and see the video here.

The day after Jennicet Gutierrez of FAMILIA TQLM interrupted the President at the White House Pride Celebration, Press Secretary Josh Earnest is asked if the President would respond the same way were it to happen again.  After a non-answer, he’s asked if the President is even aware of the issues being raised by Jennicet.

Watch the video below.