MARQUIISHA LAWRENCE’S MURDER MAKES 2021 DEADLIEST YEAR FOR TRANS PEOPLE

Black transgender woman Marquiisha Lawrence, 28, was shot to death on November 4 in Greenville, South Carolina. She is one of at least 45 trans, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming people known to have died by violence in the U.S. this year, which surpasses the record set last year of 44 deaths. Much more undoubtedly go unreported or misreported. Lawrence was…