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Brandon Teena (December 12, 1972 – December 31, 1993) was an American trans man who was raped and later, along with Phillip DeVine and Lisa Lambert, murdered in Humboldt, Nebraska by John Lotter and Tom Nissen. His life and death were the subject of the films The Brandon Teena Story and Boys Don't Cry.
Lana M. Tisdel (born May 28, 1975) is an American woman whose early life and involvement with the December 1993 murders of Brandon Teena, Lisa Lambert and Phillip DeVine, at the hands of John Lotter and Tom Nissen, is chronicled in the 1998 documentary The Brandon Teena Story and the 1999 film Boys Don't Cry (which left out DeVine).
The Brandon Teena Story. The Brandon Teena Story is a 1998 American documentary film directed by Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir.  The documentary features interviews with many of the people involved with the 1993 murder of Brandon Teena as well as archive footage of Teena.  After its theatrical release, it aired on Cinemax as part of ...
Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American biographical film directed by Kimberly Peirce, and co-written by Peirce and Andy Bienen.The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena (played by Hilary Swank), an American trans man who attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska but falls victim to a brutal hate crime perpetrated by two male acquaintances.
The Transexual Menace organized groups of demonstrators outside courthouses during trials involving anti-transgender crimes, for instance in the rape and murder of Brandon Teena. The movement became the subject of iconic gay liberation filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim's documentary "Transexual Menace". T-shirts
November 27, 1958 (age 64) Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Nationality. American. Occupation (s) Reporter, author, executive producer. Aphrodite Jones (born November 27, 1958)  is an American author, reporter, and television producer. Jones is an executive producer and the host of the television series True Crime with Aphrodite Jones.
Her death spurred the LGBT community to publicly fight against violence. 1993 – Brandon Teena, a 21-year-old transgender man, was raped and murdered in Falls City, Nebraska on 31 December. Two men were convicted of first-degree murder in the incident, one of whom was sentenced to death.
Brandon Teena was an American transgender man who was raped and murdered in Humboldt, Nebraska in 1993. [note 3]   His life and death were the subject of the Academy Award -winning 1999 film Boys Don't Cry , which was partially based on the 1998 documentary film The Brandon Teena Story .