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MMIW USA: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/deborahdenton1

Sovereign Bodies: https://www.sovereign-bodies.org/donate

Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition: https://checkout.square.site/merchant/RWP4F0KDYQCYS/checkout/PI6RVCUXBBGC5EBNATF3YOON

Black and Missing Foundation: https://blackandmissinginc.com/donate/


Sources:

[1] https://www.justice.gov/archives/ovw/blog/protecting-native-american-and-alaska-native-women-violence-november-native-american

[2] https://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/addressing-epidemic-missing-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls

[3] https://www.rainn.org/statistics/victims-sexual-violence

[4] https://www.wbaltv.com/article/examining-racial-disparities-in-the-search-for-missing-people-in-united-states/37681909#

[5] https://blackandmissinginc.com/statistics/

[6] https://www.apa.org/pi/about/newsletter/2020/02/black-women-sexual-assault

[7] https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2021/09/22/gabby-petito-missing-white-woman-syndrome-schiavocampo-newday-vpx.cnn\

[8] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_white_woman_syndrome

[9] https://www.uihi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Missing-and-Murdered-Indigenous-Women-and-Girls-Report.pdf

[10] https://www.instagram.com/p/CUFvArBJfJD/

[11] https://www.cdc.gov/women/lcod/2017/all-races-origins/index.htm

[12] https://www.nativewomenswilderness.org/mmiw

[13] https://iwpr.org/iwpr-issues/race-ethnicity-gender-and-economy/violence-against-black-women-many-types-far-reaching-effects/

TRANS PEOPLE MURDERED THIS YEAR (from HRC)

Tyianna Alexander, 28-year-old Black trans woman. Shot to death in Chicago on January 6. Samuel Edmund Damián Valentín, a transgender man, was killed on January 9 in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico. Bianca “Muffin” Bankz, a Black transgender woman, was shot to death in Atlanta, Ga. on January 17. Dominique Jackson, a Black transgender woman, was shot to death in Jackson, Miss. on January 25. Fifty Bandza 21-year-old Black transgender woman was shot to death in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on January 28.  Alexus Braxton, a 45-year-old Black trans woman, was killed on Feb. 4 in Miami. Chyna Carrillo, was killed in the morning hours of February 18, 2021, in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Siblings Jeffrey “JJ” Bright, a 16-year-old trans boy, and Jasmine Cannady, a 22-year-old non-binary person, both from Ambridge, Pennsylvania, were killed on February 22.  Jenna Franks, a 34-year-old white transgender woman, was killed in Jacksonville, North Carolina in February. Diamond Kyree Sanders, a 23-year-old Black transgender woman, was shot to death in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 3. Rayanna Pardo, a 26-year-old Latina trans woman, was killed on March 17 in Los Angeles. Jaida Peterson, a 29-year-old Black trans woman, was killed on April 4 in Charlotte, N.C. Dominique Lucious, a 26-year-old Black transgender woman, was shot and killed on April 8 in Springfield, Missouri. Remy Fennell, a Black transgender woman in her 20s, was shot to death on April 15 in Charlotte, N.C. Tiara Banks, a 24-year-old Black transgender woman, was shot, multiple times, to death in Chicago, Illinois on April 21, 2021. Natalia Smut, a 24-year-old Black and Puerto Rican transgender woman, was killed on April 23 in Milpitas, California. Iris Santos, a 22-year-old Latinx transgender woman, was killed in Houston, Texas on April 23, 2021. Tiffany Thomas, a 38-year-old Black transgender woman, was killed on April 24 in Dallas, Texas. Keri Washington, a 49-year-old Black transgender woman, was killed on May 1 in Clearwater, Florida. Jahaira DeAlto, a 42-year-old transgender woman, was killed on May 2 in Boston, Mass. Whispering Wind Bear Spirit, a 41-year-old Indigenous non-binary person, was shot in York, Pennsylvania on May 3 and died early on May 4. Sophie Vásquez, a 36-year-old Latina transgender woman, was shot and killed in Georgia on May 4. Danika “Danny” Henson, who also went by Pryynce Daniel and Niia Da Don on Facebook, a 31-year-old Black transgender woman, was shot and killed in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 4. Serenity Hollisa 24-year-old Black transgender woman, was shot and killed in Albany, Georgia, on May 8. Oliver “Ollie” Taylor, a 17-year-old white trans boy, died on May 19 after being kidnapped and shot on May 12 in Gervais, Oregon. Thomas Hardina 35-year-old Black transgender woman, was killed on May 2 in York, South Carolina. Poe Black, who also went by Oliver Jackson and Legion, was a 21-year-old transgender man who was killed in Niland, California in an area called Slab City, in early May. His body was found on May 11. EJ Boykin, who also went by Novaa Watson, was killed in Lynchburg, Virginia on June 14. Aidelen Evans, a 24-year-old Black transgender woman, was found dead in March in Port Arthur, Texas. Taya Ashton, a 20-year-old Black trans woman, was killed in Suitland, Prince George’s County, Maryland on July 17. Shai Vanderpump, a 23-year-old Black trans woman, was killed in Trenton, New Jersey, on July 30. Tierramarie Lewis, a 36-year-old Black transgender woman, was killed in Cleveland, Ohio on June 12. Miss CoCo, a 44-year-old trans woman of color, was killed in Dallas, Texas on August 7, 2021. Pooh Johnson, a 25- year-old Black trans woman, was killed in Shreveport, Louisiana on August 23, 2021. Disaya Monaee, a 32-year-old Black transgender woman, was fatally shot in Chicago, Illinois on September 6.

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