Brandon Teena, 21-year-old female-born transgender, murdered 20 years ago this hour (12/31/1993)


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(Friday, December 31, 1993, around 1:00 a.m. CST)Brandon Teena, a 21-year-old female-born transgender, was murdered this morning along with two other people at a farmhouse near Humboldt, Nebraska.

Convicted murderer John Lotter is on Nebraska’s death row; co-defendant Thomas Nissen is serving a life sentence. The case inspired the 1999 movie Boys Don’t Cry.

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