Activists Push Developers, City To Honor Trans Woman Whose Death Sparked Movement

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By Tori Bedford

Tracey Quirk/EyeEm/Getty Images Community activists are collecting signatures in support of naming a planned green space after Rita Hester, a local transgender woman who was murdered in 1998.

A community petition is appealing to the city of Boston to name a new green space after Rita Hester, a local transgender woman who was murdered over 20 years ago and whose death inspired activists to start a worldwide, annual day of remembrance for transgender victims […]

 

 

 

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