Rep. Cori Bush eulogizes trans woman who raped and murdered ex-girlfriend

Rep. Cori Bush eulogizes trans woman who raped and murdered ex-girlfriend

We can argue whether or not the death penalty is a good thing — our thoughts are usually with the victim, although some women were wearing pink lipstick and nail polish Tuesday in solidarity with Amber McLaughlin, who made history as the first transgender person executed in the United States and the first “woman” executed…

Historic: First 'woman' to be executed by the state of Missouri Tuesday evening

Historic: First 'woman' to be executed by the state of Missouri Tuesday evening

Last month, Twitchy reported how Amber McLaughlin was asking for clemency, citing mental health issues. McLaughlin was convicted of killing 45-year-old Beverly Guenther on November 20, 2003, raping her and then stabbing her to death. The McLaughlin execution is getting a lot of attention because it will be a historic first: McLaughlin will be the…

Transgender woman to be executed for rape and murder asks for mercy, citing mental illness

Transgender woman to be executed for rape and murder asks for mercy, citing mental illness

If you spend any time on trans Twitter you’ll learn that violence against transgender people is out of control. What they don’t mention is how often this violence is committed by another trans person. We don’t know if that’s the case here, but a trans woman is pleading for mercy as she’s to be executed…

Amber McLaughlin, Transgender Inmate On Missouri’s Death Row, Asks For Mercy

Amber McLaughlin, Transgender Inmate On Missouri’s Death Row, Asks For Mercy

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The first openly transgender woman set to be executed in the U.S. is asking Missouri’s governor for mercy, citing mental health issues. Lawyers for Amber McLaughlin, now 49, on Monday asked Republican Gov. Mike Parson to spare her. McLaughlin was convicted of killing 45-year-old Beverly Guenther on Nov. 20, 2003. Guenther…