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NCAVP has learned of the intimate partner violence homicide of Tawnee Maria Baird in Ogden, Utah

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The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the intimate partner violence (IPV) homicide of Tawnee Maria Baird, age 21, in Ogden, Utah that occurred on Saturday, October 18th. According to local media sources, Baird and her partner of five years, Victoria Ashley Mendoza, age 22, were driving home from visiting friends when an argument in the car escalated. They pulled into a parking lot where Mendoza then stabbed Baird to death. Mendoza was arrested, and is being held pending homicide charges.

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NCAVP Endorses Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month; Calls for End to LGBTQ and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence

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This October, The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) stands in solidarity with survivors and victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) in commemorating the 27th annual Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month. During this month, NCAVP raises awareness about this form of violence within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-affected communities and calls for an end to intimate partner violence.

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NCAVP has learned of the intimate partner violence-related homicide of Ronald Fischman in East Mount Airy, Pennsylvania

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The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the intimate partner violence-related homicide of Ronald Fischman in East Mount Airy, Pennsylvania which occurred on Tuesday, September 30th. According to local media sources, Fischman confronted Jonathan Williams and was stabbed to death. Williams and his boyfriend lived at Fishman's home, however Williams had been asked to move out. Fischman had alerted neighbors to call the police if they saw Williams around the house. On the night of the attack, Williams broke into Fischman's home with plans to harm his boyfriend, Williams' boyfriend barricaded himself in a bedroom, and Williams killed Fischman when he tried intervene. According to the press, Williams told police he "just took it out on Ron."

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NCAVP mourns the death of Aniya Parker, a transgender woman of color killed in Los Angeles, California; the eighth death of transgender woman of color that NCAVP has responded to since the beginning of June

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The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the homicide of Aniya Parker, a transgender woman of color, that occurred on October 2nd, in the East Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. According to local media reports, the Aniya was fatally shot in the head early yesterday morning in what the police are currently categorizing as a botched robbery. Thus far there are no reports on what was stolen from the victim.

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LGBTQ Allied Organizations Alarmed by Trend of Prosecution of Survivors for Self-Defense; Call for National Advocacy and Charges to be Dropped Against LGBTQ Survivors for Defending Themselves

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We, the undersigned allied lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) organizations are deeply concerned by the national trend of prosecuting survivors of anti-LGBTQ hate violence for defending themselves. Currently Eisha Love, a young African American transgender woman, who was violently attacked by a group of people in a transphobic hate violence incident in her own neighborhood, is facing first degree attempted murder charges for defending herself from this attack. Eisha was the only person arrested. Eisha is currently being held by the Cook County department of Corrections in Chicago.

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