Special Report: Transphobia and Hate Crimes in Guatemala

Published: April 6, 2010

Special Report: Transphobia and Hate Crimes in Guatemala

So far this year in Guatemala 13 transgender people have been murdered and a 20 year old transgender person is missing.

Johana Ramirez, a leader of the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Transgender People (Redlactrans), was the victim of attempted murder. Here she talks to Key Correspondent, Alejandra Ruffo, about how these ‘hate crimes’ are carried out with impunity in Guatemala.

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