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Lost Mexican Trans Beauty Queen Found Murdered And Burned

This month brings us the terrible news that Paulett Gonzalez, trans beauty queen, was found in Mexico. She went missing a month ago — unfortunately, she wasn’t alive, but her body had been burned after she was brutally murdered. We’ve got that and more terrible news in our look at queerphobia from around the globe.

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