September 27, 2017
“A Missouri teen who was brutally murdered and whose body was found earlier this month is also transgender, according to her own social media posts.
Seventeen year-old Ally Steinfeld’s homicide was covered in several outlets, but her trans identity was not mentioned, though some local media did allude to the fact that she went by a different name than her birth name on some social media.
According to the Washington Post, family reported Steinfeld missing on September 14 after saying they hadn’t seen her in a few weeks. Steinfeld’s burned body was discovered later in September 70 miles east of Springfield, Missouri…”