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With Anger and Determination, Chelsea Vigil Remembers Mx Bostick

Eight days after the May 4 death of Mx Bostick, a transgender Chelsea resident who suffered a blow to the head on April 25, more than 100 transgender New Yorkers and their allies gathered at the site of the crime to honor Bostick’s memory and demand action on issues from police responsiveness to jobs, housing, and media portrayals. Comments (21)
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Trans Victim Killed in Chelsea Misgendered

When a transgender victim of a head blow succumbed to their injuries on May 4, the NYPD identified them as a “female” and later gave their name as “Brenda Bostick.” Comments (2)
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Suspect in Trans Woman’s Killing in Custody

Prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office expect to charge a 26-year-old man, Joseph Griffin, in the April 25 killing of Brenda Bostick, a 59-year-old transgender woman who succumbed to injuries from a “blunt impact” blow to her head on May 4, Gay City News has learned. Comment
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Trans Woman's Death Ruled a Homicide

The New York City medical examiner has ruled that a transgender woman who died on May 4, nine days after being found unconscious and unresponsive in Chelsea, was the victim of a homicide. Comment


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