Heartbreak in LGBT community for lives lost in Oakland Ghost Ship fire - KGO-TV

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OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) --

The Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire has been described as heartbreaking for the LGBT group. There are no less than three transgender people who find themselves been confirmed lifeless.

Reverend Megan Rohrer is a pastor who's supporting households and associates of a number of the transgender individuals who died in that fireplace. Final night time, Rev. Rohrer led a vigil in San Francisco requested by the LGBT group. Instantly following the hearth, she was referred to as in by the town of Oakland to help these within the transgender group.


"I actually need to ship love and help to all of the people who find themselves capable of affirm their trans youngsters, and relations and associates," stated Rev. Rohrer.

PHOTOS: Some of the victims of the tragic Oakland Ghost Ship fire

To date three have been confirmed, 22-year-old Money Askew, a musician with the dream pop band "Them are us too" and Feral Pines, 29, whose brother advised the Los Angeles Occasions she adopted her path and was true to herself. The third transgender individual recognized was Em Bohlka whose companion, Natalie Jahanbani talked to ABC7 Information on the telephone.

""Em was simply actually grateful for every little thing that she was given and she or he made it clear as a result of she gave every part again," stated ",stated Jahanbani

Rohrer needs everybody to know help is there.


"I would like individuals to know that they will get help whether or not it is at the moment or in 4 months when it feels protected sufficient and all the cameras have turned off they usually really feel then can get assist locally," stated Rohrer.

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PHOTOS: A look inside the Oakland Ghost Ship collective warehouse

Click here for all ABC7 Information tales, movies, and photographs from the Ghost Ship warehouse hearth.

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