Media Advisory : Vigil to Honor Murder Victim Lee Person “Diamond”, Local Transgender Person

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Media Advisory : Vigil to Honor Murder Victim Lee Person “Diamond”, Local Transgender Person

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Transgender people--Violence against--Washington (D.C.)
Murder victims--Washington (D.C.)

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January 8, 2007

Media Advisory


Vigil to Honor Murder Victim Lee Person “Diamond”,
Local Transgender Person


Family and friends of Lee Person better known throughout the community as “Diamond”, joined by members of the local and national transgender community, will gather for a candlelight vigil in front of her building where she lived and was brutally murdered inside her apartment last week in the 3900 block of Kansas Avenue, N.W.

Transgender women continue to be murdered with horrifying frequency in Washington, D.C. Nationally, a transgender woman is murdered on an average approximately once per month. “Diamond” was the second homicide in the District of Columbia for the new year of 2007.

Is has been reported that police are still investigating the crime, but do have a suspect in custody believed to be her partner.

Who: Family, Friends and community leaders of “Diamond”

Where: 3921 Kansas Avenue, N.W.

When: Tuesday, January 9, 2007, 5:30p.m.

Contact: Ms. Earline Budd – (202) 903-6413/ 2) 636-1646
Ms. Gi Gi Thomas – (202) 904-4008

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<a href="/items/browse?advanced%5B0%5D%5Belement_id%5D=39&advanced%5B0%5D%5Btype%5D=is+exactly&advanced%5B0%5D%5Bterms%5D=Budd%2C+Earline">Budd, Earline</a> and <a href="/items/browse?advanced%5B0%5D%5Belement_id%5D=39&advanced%5B0%5D%5Btype%5D=is+exactly&advanced%5B0%5D%5Bterms%5D=Thomas%2C+Gi+Gi">Thomas, Gi Gi</a>, “Media Advisory : Vigil to Honor Murder Victim Lee Person “Diamond”, Local Transgender Person,” Rainbow History Project Digital Collections, accessed October 19, 2021, https://archives.rainbowhistory.org/items/show/551.

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