The Unsolved Murder That Inspired Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Rita Hester, a Black transgender woman, was stabbed to death in her Boston apartment.

Rita Hester / WBUR

Rita Hester was a 34-year-old transgender woman from Hartford, Connecticut. According to her younger sister Diana, Rita always knew she was a woman, and her family was supportive of her identity,

“I kind of always knew, just the very feminine…

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