QUEER VOICES
12/31/2013 11:49 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Dear Brandon: 20 Years Ago Today...

ASSOCIATED PRESS

20 years ago tonight Brandon Teena was murdered. Two friends, Lisa Lambert and Philip DeVine, were killed with him.

20 years ago the trans community protested that Brandon was not killed because he was a “lesbian” but because of his gender identity, which in turn triggered the organizing and anger of the contemporary trans community.

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