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Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news
Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news

Yesterday, in the wake of the second murder of a transgender woman in Baltimore in the last two months, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference to convey a commitment to solving the crime and improving police relations with the transgender community. Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Reggie Bullock also started tweeting about 26-year-old Mia Henderson's death, saying she was his "brother," and the case -- which city police had clearly sought to shine a spotlight on -- became the subject of international news. While a celebrity sibling should not make one transgender murder victim any more newsworthy than another -- such as 40-year-old Kandy...

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