29-years-old. Beautiful. Engaged to be married. A happy future laid out for her... So why did Jennifer Laude end up with her head in a toilet bowl, dead? In a motel room. At a rest & recreation center for the American military in the Philippines. Her killer, a young man from Massachusetts, felt he was justified. Trans panic … Continue Reading ››
On the anniversary of Jennifer Laude’s death, the women of AF3IRM salute her family, friends, and supporters who fight for justice in her name. As you gather in Olongapo City today, we join you in expressing outrage and join your calls for the conviction of her murderer. We also raise our voices in opposition to the United States subversion … Continue Reading ››
Today AF3IRM gathers around the country today to demand justice for transwomen of color and justice for Jennifer Laude at rallies for #TransLivesMatter. As we remember the lives of the transwomen of color who have been murdered, attacked, and exploited, we share this exclusive video from the Laude family and a solidarity message from the feminist organization Kaisa Ka working … Continue Reading ››
[Message sent and read to the family of Jennifer Laude at a Vigil and Commemoration in Manila, Philippines, on November 4, 2014]
AF3IRM thanks you for the opportunity to extend our sympathy, condolence and, more, our outrage for what happened to Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transwoman killed in the territory of the Philippines allegedly by a US marine.
On the day Jennifer … Continue Reading ››