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Murder of LA Transwoman Marks a Dozen This Year

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Dec 18, 2014
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.

High HIV, Imprisonment Among Transwomen

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 29, 2014
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.

Marine Accused in Philippine Trans Killing Tests US Ties

By Jim Gomez | Sunday Oct 19, 2014
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.

Protesters Demand Philippine Custody of US Marine

By Jim Gomez | Tuesday Oct 14, 2014
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.

Men Attack and Strip 2 Trans Women on Atlanta Train

By Jason St. Amand | Friday May 30, 2014
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.

Connecticut City: No Bias Against Transgender Cop

By John Christoffersen | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
An investigation by a Connecticut city has found no evidence that a transgender police officer was subject to discrimination or a hostile work environment.

Vigil for Slain Transwoman Islan Nettles Held in Harlem

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
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.

NYPD Investigate Murder of Trans Woman as a Hate Crime

By Robert Nesti | Saturday Aug 24, 2013
The New York Police Department are investigating the murder of a transgender woman as a hate crime.

D.C. Attacks Prompt Meeting on Crime

By John Riley | Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
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.

Trans Woman Beaten in Hollywood Hate Crime Speaks Out

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 21, 2013
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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