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The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez, who was shot and killed in South Los Angeles on December 3. The murder marks a dozen transgender people murdered this year.
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence that transgender women have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection and substance use, as well as unemployment, poverty, violence, victimization and discrimination.
A U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying of a transwoman at a cheap hotel more than a week ago is testing the good will between countries.
Activists burned a mock U.S. flag as they protested at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a U.S. Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.
Police are investigating the attack of two transgender women of color, who were harassed and stripped on an Atlanta, Ga., Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) train on May 20 by several men allegedly because of their gender identity.
An investigation by a Connecticut city has found no evidence that a transgender police officer was subject to discrimination or a hostile work environment.
New York’s LGBT community came together on the evening of Wednesday, August 28 for a vigil commemorating Islan Nettles, a transwoman beaten to death in front of a NYPD police precinct.
The New York Police Department are investigating the murder of a transgender woman as a hate crime.
Local activists, community members, business owners and officers of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) gathered at The DC Center, Washington’s LGBT community center, Friday to discuss possible responses to several recent anti-LGBT attacks.
The transgender woman who was attacked in a Hollywood hate crime last month is speaking out about the attack, days after the Los Angeles Police Department released footage of the brutal incident.
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