How to honor lives lost in acts of anti-trans violence in Massachusetts. As of Nov. 19, 2021 has been the most violent year for transgender and nonbinary people on record, according to the Human Rights Campaign, with at least 47 lives lost in acts of trans violence in the United States this year alone.

“We say at least because too often these stories go unreported — or misreported,” the LGBTQ advocacy group wrote. “In previous years, the majority of these people were Black and Latinx transgender women.”