Anti-LGBTQ hate crimes in El Salvador on the rise

By : Ernesto Valle of the Washington Blade, courtesy of the LGBT Media Association
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ABOVE: San Salvador, El Salvador (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers)

Editor’s note: The Washington Blade published a Spanish version of this story on Nov. 21.

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador | Anti-LGBTQ hate crimes in El Salvador have increased over the last two months.

Unknown suspects in a vehicle on Oct. 27 stabbed Anahy Miranda Rivas, a 27-year-old transgender woman, with a knife on Los Héroes Boulevard in San Salvador and dragged her to death.

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