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Say Her Name: Tonya Harvey Is the Third Known Trans Person to be Killed in the U.S. This Year

Tonya Harvey, a trans woman from Buffalo, NY, has just become the third trans person (and the second of color) to be killed in 2018, following 42-year-old Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien from Massachusetts, and Vicky Gutierrez from Los Angeles, CA. Now, the Erie County District Attorney’s office is looking into the killing as a hate crime. The killing was first reported earlier this week, but while the police initially misgendered Harvey,