The six Asian American women who were killed in the Atlanta-area shootings faced specific racialized gendered violence for being Asian women and massage workers. Choosing to talk about this moment solely as a racial or ethnic one, without addressing the reality that the murders were an act of gender-based violence and violence against women further invisiblizes Asian American women.

Please see this Google Document for messaging guidance on these intersections, the historical context of these tragic deaths, and calls for community-based solutions.