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Stolen Lives

A list of (known) trans and nonbinary siblings lost to violence and hate.

Say Their Names.

Stolen in 2022

Name (age at death), date of death

  1. Amariey Lej, (20), January 1, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
  2.  Duval Princess (24), January 3, Jacksonville, Florida
  3. Naomie Skinner (25), February 12, Detroit, Michigan
  4. Elise Mallary, March 18, Evanston, Illinois
  5. Tatiana Labelle (33), March 18, Chicago, Illinois

Stolen in 2021

Name (age at death), date of death

  1. Tyianna “Davarea” Alexander (28), January 6, Chicago, Illinois 
  2. Samuel Edmund Damián Valentín (21), January 9, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico 
  3. Natasha Keianna (37), January 12*, Detroit, Michigan 
  4. Bianca “Muffin” Bankz (30), January 17, Atlanta, Georgia 
  5. Dominique Jackson (30), January 25, Jackson, Mississippi 
  6. Fifty Bandz (21), January 28, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
  7. Alexus “Kimmy Icon” Braxton (45), February 4, Miami, Florida 
  8. Chyna Carrillo (24), February 18, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 
  9. Jeffrey “JJ” Bright (16), February 22, Ambridge, Pennsylvania 
  10. Jenna Franks (34), February 24, Jacksonville, North Carolina 
  11. Kyree “Diamond” Sanders (23), March 3, Clifton, Ohio 
  12. Rayanna Pardo (26), March 17, Los Angeles, California 
  13. Aidelen Evans (24), March 18, Port Arthur, Texas 
  14. Jaida Peterson (29), April 4, Charlotte, North Carolina 
  15. Dominique Lucious (26), April 8, Springfield, Missouri 
  16. Remy Fennell (28), April 15, Charlotte, North Carolina
  17. Tiara Banks (24), April 21, Chicago, Illinois 
  18. Natalia “Smüt” Lopez (24), April 23, Milpitas, California 
  19. Iris Santos (22), April 23, Houston, Texas 
  20. Tiffany Thomas (38), April 24, Dallas, Texas 
  21. Keri Washington (49), May 1, Clearwater, Florida 
  22. Jahaira DeAlto (42), May 2, Boston, Massachusetts 
  23. Thomas Hardin (35), May 2, York, South Carolina 
  24. Sophie Vasquez (36), May 4, Brookhaven, Georgia 
  25. Whispering Wind Bear Spirit (41), May 4, York, Pennsylvania 
  26. Danika “Danny” Henson (31), May 4, Baltimore, Maryland
  27. Serenity Hollis (24), May 8, Albany, Georgia 
  28. Poe Black (21), May 11, Niland, California 
  29. Oliver Taylor (17), May 19, Gervais, Oregon 
  30. Novaa Ru Watson (23), June 12, Lynchburg, Virginia 
  31. Tierramarie Lewis (36), June 12, Cleveland, Ohio 
  32. Tavahn “Taya” Ashton (20), July 17, Suitland, Maryland 
  33. Shai Vanderpump (23), July 30, Trenton, New Jersey 
  34. Miss CoCo (44), August 7, Dallas, Texas 
  35. Pooh Johnson (25), August 23, Shreveport Louisiana  
  36. Disaya Monaee Smith (32), September 6, Chicago, Illinois 
  37. Briana Hamilton (25), September 17, Chicago, Illinois 
  38. Kier Lapri Kartier (21), September 30, Arlington, Texas
  39. Royal Poetical Starz (26), October 2, Miami Gardens, Florida
  40. Mel Groves (25), October 11, Jackson, Mississippi
  41. Keeva Scatter (34), October 15, Baton Rouge. Louisiana
  42. Marquiisha ‘Quii’ Lawrence (28), November 4, Greenville, South Carolina
  43. Danyale Thompson (35), November 13, Memphis, Tennessee
  44. Za’niyah Williams (20), December 20, Houston, Texas
  45. Ke’Yahonna Stone (32), December 26, Indianapolis

* This date may change based on autopsy findings

Stolen in 2020

Name (age at death), date of death

  1. Dustin Parker (25), January 1
  2. Neulisa “Alexa” Luciano Ruiz (27), February 24
  3. Yampi Méndez Arocho (19), March 5
  4. Monika Diamond (34), March 18
  5. Lexi (33), March 28
  6. Scottlynn Kelly DeVor (51), March 30
  7. Ashley Moore (26), April 1
  8. Johanna Metzger (25), April 11
  9. Penélope Díaz Ramírez (31), April 13
  10. Layla Peláez Sánchez (21), April 21
  11. Serena Angelique Velázquez Ramos (32), April 21
  12. Nina Pop (28), May 3
  13. Helle Jae O’Regan (20), May 6
  14. Jayne Thompson (33), May 9
  15. Tony McDade (38), May 27
  16. Selena Reyes-Hernandez (37), May 31
  17. Riah Milton (25), June 9
  18. Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells (27), June 9
  19. Brian “Egypt” Powers (43), June 13
  20. Brayla Stone (17), June 25
  21. Tatiana Hall (22), June 29
  22. Merci Mack (22), June 30
  23. Shaki Peters (32), July 1
  24. Bree Black (27), July 3
  25. Summer Taylor (24), July 4
  26. Marilyn Monroe Cazares (22), July 13
  27. Dior H Ova (aka Tiffany Harris) (32), July 26
  28. Kemar Soloman (32), July 26
  29. Queasha D Hardy (22), July 27
  30. Aja Raquell Rhone-Spears (32), July 28
  31. Kee Sam (24), August 12
  32. KaKedius Reid (31), August 28
  33. Lea Rayshon Daye (28), August 30
  34. Elie Che (23), August 31
  35. Isabella Mia Lofton (21), September 7
  36. Aerrion Burnett (37), September 19
  37. Tracy “Mia” Green (29), September 28
  38. Michelle Michellyn Ramos Vargas (33), September 30
  39. Felycya Harris (33), October 3
  40. Brooklyn DeShauna Smith (20), October 7
  41. Sara Blackwood (39), October 11
  42. Angel Unique (25), October 25
  43. Skylar Heath (20), November 4
  44. Yunieski “Yuni” Carey Herrera (39), November 17
  45. Asia Jynaé Foster (22), November 20
  46. Kimberly Fial (55), November 22
  47. Chae’Meshia Simms (30), November 23
  48. Bella Jaheim Barbie/Pugh (19), December 13
  49. Courtney “Eshay” Key (25), December 25
  50. Alexandria Winchester (24), December 26 
  51. Kimberly Patricia Cope (40), December 27
  52. Bonaire “Bonnie” Black (19), December 31

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS.