Abigail Curlew: Transgender hate crimes

Our 2019 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar Abigail Curlew published an article in The Conversation looking at the rising tide of violence against transgender people.

Abigail speaks about her personal experience with hostility and fear and raises concerns about the ways in which violence is reported.


We need to have a collective conversation about the consequences of the widespread oppression and persecution many of us face when general anti-trans hostility is allowed to fester unacknowledged.


The full article is available here.


Abigail Curlew is a journalist, doctoral researcher, and trans feminist who specializes in advocacy around LGBTQ+ human rights, surveillance studies, and research around social media, doxxing, and trolls.