Transgender deaths take toll in US

Transgender deaths take toll in US

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of gunshots and found the body of a 23 year old Avery Scurlock’s. Avery, 23, was one of 18 transgender people killed this year in the U.S., according to the Human Rights Campaign. 17 were black transgender women.

Tom A
Tom A
Just An Opinion
Just An Opinion 6 months

Their death toll from homicide is a drop in the ocean compared to their death toll from suicide. The number one thing we can do to help these people is to stop reinforcing their delusions, and diagnose their mental disability. Once diagnosis rates go up, we can justify investing in research to cure them, or at least keep them from suiciding at rates of 40%

T.N. Morgan
T.N. Morgan 6 months

It's NOT a hate crime. It was a freaking robbery. Jesus Christ, I had to read to the very end of the article to learn that, "Oh, police said it was a robbery." Way to bury the real story so you can push your agenda, assholes. Here's some additional info on why trannies are getting killed: "McBride, the Human Rights Campaign spokeswoman, says that’s another part of the safety issue for transgender people, who are more likely to live on the edges of society and take chances. While the killer might have planned a robbery, he also probably knew that a transgender woman named Chanel was more likely to risk meeting a stranger in the dark along a lonely road, McBride said. Avery had told Aguirre he knew he took too many chances and worried his mother. He knew he had to change his ways soon, she said." This retard met up with a strange man he met on some dating website, at 12 am in the morning, in a dangerous part of town. This is stupid and reckless no matter if you're male, female, straight, gay, tranny or whatever. Don't do shit like this and then blame transphobia when you get robbed and killed.

IvoryDove 6 months

Mentally ill people commit suicide all the time. It's unfortunate. Those who find an identity in sexual deviance are still mentally ill and still commit suicide.

porcus 6 months

I see that the MSM is still pushing their trannie-victimhood narrative hard. Be a nice change if they instead pushed articles on trannie suicide hotlines, if they actually wanted to do something positive.

John Doh
John Doh 6 months

Wow. 17? That's an epidemic!! There are roughly 10,000 murders a year in America, which has a population of roughly 317,000,000 people. We need the government to pass legislation to stop the murdering of trans to prevent another 17 trans people from being murdered next year!!! SAVE US GOVERNMENT!!!

Michael Tatom
Michael Tatom 6 months

Nobody should be murdered but there is no toll being taken. This person probably pissed off the wrong heterosexual.

S. Data
S. Data 6 months

There may be more to this. The article says one was on a dating site and went to meet a man, I wonder about the others. I wonder if these man are told upfront that the "woman" is trans. Additionally, if these killings are in gang filled areas with lots of violent young men, I could see one of those already violent individuals overreacting when finding their date has a penis. This may not just be people targeting black transgenders, as the article suggests. And, this specific one called out in the article was a robbery, said the police.

ConcealCarryProtect 6 months

Has nothing to do with there sexuality. Transgenders kill themselves more than that anyway.

michael zubas
michael zubas 6 months

*sigh* its like people WANT them to be 2nd class citizen's.

Shane Olson
Shane Olson 6 months

Yes, people directly target “trans” people to murder

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 6 months

fear mongering

Judi Em
Judi Em 6 months

18? Takes a toll on the US?? Tell that to the people of Chicago. That's just one normal weekend to them. Anyone getting killed is a tragedy, but this story is political create-a-story news.

John W
John W 6 months  In 2004 the homicide rate for female sex workers in the United States was estimated to be 204 per 100,000, 

WWG1WGA 6 months

Don't trick ppl with your mentally ill fantasies

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 6 months

Anyone gonna tell that Article to spell check the word Forida... unless it's Florida Man.. then it's perfectly fine.

John W
John W 6 months

a lot of these folks prostitute themselves, that is dangerous regardless of gender.

Luficer Morningstar
Luficer Morningstar 6 months

People are going to die whether it's 17 or 1 billion it doesnt matter, people are going to die.Theres no stopping it no matter how much legislation, safety regulations are passed. It's part of natural life, Darwinism, or fate.

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 6 months

I have read all the responses to this item. I had to look at the calendar to remind myself that it's 2019. Most of you blame the victim. Some of you attack the concept. Some of you fear you or your kids will be coerced in some way to become "transgendered". It looks like most of you have been indoctrinated by your religious cult leaders. 90% of you should be ashamed you're so ignorant.

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