While the trans community's trust in public officers withers and the violence against transgender women of color increases, visibility of gender-nonconforming identities is inarguably on the rise. Due to the strength and resilience of women like Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Angelica Ross, and Monica Roberts, the general public is learning more about the daily experiences of transgender women of color. As transgender women defy the odds and take a stand through film, art, literature, and technology, their success and happiness threatens the patriarchy and the "cistem," the conditioned norm of cisgender identity . Although it cannot be said that all acts against transgender women are hate crimes, it's difficult to ignore the increasing amount of attacks against transgender women of color as the community rightfully demands recognition and respect. The visibility of and violence against transgender women of color are undoubtedly interconnected.
But it’s clearly complicated. Newsweek first reported five states without hate crimes laws, then later revised its report to show only three states, Georgia, Arkansas and South Carolina. Michigan provided PolitiFact a copy of its hate crimes law, countering some reports that it belonged on the no-law list with Georgia.
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