This week, a woman named Yaz’min Shancez was murdered in Florida. Her body was set on fire behind a dumpster. Here is a list of twelve transgender people murdered in 2012. The Transgender Day of Remembrance honors the memory of murdered transgender men and women every year, and their lists (like this one from 2013) are haunting. Ireland has been in the news recently because trans people are speaking out against the violence and aggression they have faced their on a regular basis, usually being met without sympathy or support from authorities. At a rate much higher than any other sexual orientation- or gender-based group, transgender people suffer abuse from their peers, a culture that often pushes them toward suicide or self-harm, and dehumanizing…