Lateisha's Mom

‘People act like we took something from them. They took something from us!’


SOUNDBITES —“I hope like hell some good comes out of this. We’ve had to deal with threats as we leave the courthouse and messages on my phone. People act like we took something from them. They took something from us! I want DeLee to get life without parole. Transgenders are human beings like anyone else. Who are we to say that people shouldn’t be who they want to be? Parents need to realize you can’t turn your kid away. You’re all they have and I knew that with Lateisha. If felt like as long as I supported her, she would know we were there for her and that’s what matters.” —Roxanne Greene, mother of transgender murder victim Lateisha Green, on the death of her daughter [Essence]

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  • AlwaysGay

    I’m glad Lateisha’s mom is standing by her and speaking out. Without her it’s unlikely the killer would have gotten the maximum sentence let alone be charged with a hate crime. Many heterosexuals believe they have ownership over the lives of LGBT people, that’s why people have contacted her to express their hatred.

  • schlukitz

    This is so very sad.

  • GBM

    Where in the FUCK are all the white girls who scream HOMOPHOBIA et al. Do you only have RAGE when the victim is white????

    Just curious.

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