Friday, August 28, 2009

Vigil in DC Tonight for Transgender Stabbing Victims

A vigil will be held tonight at 6:30pm at the site of a double stabbing that occurred Wednesday in Northwest DC.

The stabbing occurred Wednesday afternoon and the victims are both believed to be transgender. The attack took place about two blocks from the North Capitol Street offices of Transgender Health Empowerment, a private social services group that provides drop-in services to transgender people, including transgender youth.

One of the women, age 21, was killed, and the other is currently in stable condition.

The vigil will be held at 2nd and Q Streets, NW.

For more information on this story you can click here to read the article in the Washington Blade.

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