Nursing student Michelle Ramos Vargas has become the 30th known trans person to be killed in the United States so far this year, and the sixth killed in Puerto Rico in the same period. Vargas’ body was found with multiple gunshot wounds in San Germán, Puerto Rico in the early hours of Wednesday (30 September).
Soraya Santiago starred in the award-winning documentary Mala Mala. (Mala Mala/ Facebook) Soraya Santiago, a trans activist, queer icon and the first person in Puerto Rico to receive gender confirmation surgery, has passed away at the age of 73. According to the Associated Press, Santiago had been battling cancer, and died Tuesday (September 22) at