Brandon Teena's Murder

The Lavender Files: Crimes Unmasked by Kacie Esparza & Lizeth Alva

Episode notes
Brandon Teena, born Teena Renae Brandon, was a transgender man from Nebraska. In 1993, he began living as a man and formed friendships in a new town. However, his identity was discovered, leading to a brutal attack and murder by two men in December 1993. Brandon's story highlighted the violence transgender individuals face and sparked discussions about LGBTQ+ rights and acceptance, further amplified by the film "Boys Don't Cry."For more information, please visit our citations:“The Brandon Teena Story — the Trial — Crime Library on TruTV.com.” Web.archive.org, 14 Dec. 2013, we ...   ...  Read more