The kind of evidence upon which rational discussion and policymaking should be taking place
“Trans women are suffering violence and abuse because they are trans. Over a quarter of trans people experience domestic violence and two women a week are killed by a partner in England and Wales.
So let’s look at homicide and sex differences, and homicide and trans people:
In the year ending March 2017 there were 613 recorded homicide victims and 617 recorded homicide suspects. The numbers aren’t exactly the same because sometimes there is more than one suspect and sometimes there are none.
- There were 433 male homicide victims and and 469 male suspects. That means
- 71% of victims were male
- 76 % of perpetrators were male
- There were 8% more male perpetrators than victims
- There were 180 female victims and 148 female perpetrators
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