Diana Sacayán, Argentinian LGBT rights activist, Died at 40

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Diana Sacayán died on October 13, 2015, in Buenos Aires.

She was a well-known activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, was found dead in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

She served as the vocal leader of many organizations seeking equality for Argentina’s LGBT community.

Diana the leadership of a number of organizations seeking equality for Argentina’s LGBT community.

In the year 2012, Diana was personally given her national ID card by President Fernandez, recognizing her as a woman, the first for Argentina.

Diana Sacayan death followed the killings of Marcela Chocobar and Coty Olmos, two other transgender women whose bodies were found over the last month in the provinces of Santa Fe and Santa Cruz.

Her death the third violent transgender death in the country in the past month.

78% of Latin America accounted for 1,731 murders of transgender and gender-diverse people reported worldwide between January 2008 and December 2014, according to activist group Transgender Europe.

Diana Sacayán passed away at 40 yrs old due to her been stab in her home.

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