[Trigger warning for violence.]
Last Thursday, I wrote about Krissy Bates, a trans woman who was murdered last week. Yesterday, a man was arrested for the crime; he was reportedly dating Krissy.
I hope that his relationship with Krissy will preempt the loathsome "trans panic" defense, and yet fear that somehow it won't.
Additionally: OutFront Minnesota has planned a vigil of remembrance in honor of Krissy, which is tonight at the Minneapolis Community and Technical College at 6pm. If any local Shakers would like to attend, there is more information available here.
[Thanks very much to Shaker GoldFishy for the update.]