Tag Archives: hate-crime

Anderson Cooper’s Emotional Tribute To The Victims of Hate in Orlando, Florida

A moving tribute to the victims of the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida from CNN’s Anderson Cooper.

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New York City Gay Men’s Chorus – Light

The chorus performes on Good Morning America in tribute to the victims of the massacre in Orlando.

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Using Social Media To Wipe Out Transphobia

Some of Wipe Out Transphobia’s Social Media campaign’s graphics/posters:

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Important! Two transgender murders, one city: US fails to track new ‘state of emergency’

The Guardian reports on the multiple tragedies of the murder of trans women, including a newly discovered case. This article by Zach Stafford is one of the best articles on these tragedies I have read. Continue reading this article by … Continue reading

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Transgender woman killed after being run over multiple times – KCTV5

Not again! From KCTV5… Police say Tamara Dominguez was killed in what may have been a hate crime. Authorities say it’s too early to say that for sure, but they do know Dominguez was killed in a savage early morning … Continue reading

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Do You See A F@#£ing Problem!?

This says what I want to say, and how I want to say it! From a post made in 2013 here: http://ygenderqueer.tumblr.com/post/42347332440/transphobia More info: Credit to Ryan for making the poster. Credit to Freedom Socialist Party (Melbourne Branch) for taking … Continue reading

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Murder of Fresno Transgender woman caught on video | Planet Transgender

Sigh, I am so tired, sad and angry that this has happened again! I became aware of this story because of a pair of tweets I received in my Twitter feed just as I was heading to bed. I  searched … Continue reading

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Horrific Story: Why my own father would have let IS kill me – BBC News

The BBC Magazine has an horrific story about one gay man who escaped certain death at the hands of Islamic State. Here’s an excerpt from the opening paragraphs. Continue reading this report by following the link at the bottom of … Continue reading

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India Clarke is the 10th Trans Woman Murdered This Year | #ProtectTransLives #TransLivesMatter #BlackLivesMatter

Sad and infuriating news to report. Here’s an excerpt from the report by Mey at Autostraddle: For the tenth time this year, that we know, a trans woman of color has been murdered in the United States. Twenty-five-year-old India Clarke … Continue reading

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LGBT activists call for new focus on violence against transgender community | World news | The Guardian

While I am a bit annoyed that many in the LGB community waited until marriage equality was secured before turning their attention to tans issues, I do welcome all support. This article by Ed Pilkington in New York writing for … Continue reading

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Juvenile Who Lit Agender Teen on Fire Gets Reduced Sentence | News Fix | KQED News

This story began when an Agender teen’s skirt was set on fire in 2013 raising awareness about Agender as a gender identity and the potential for violence against anyone dressing or behaving differently then some think they should, based on … Continue reading

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This Must End! Transgender Teen Killed In Mississippi – BuzzFeed News

Alarming and sad news that yet another transgender person has been murdered; the 9th so far this year in the United States. Here an excerpt about this potential hate crime from the report by BuzzFeed’s Dominic Holden: Mercedes Williamson, 17, … Continue reading

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My Life After Being Outed – (Teflondon)

A Nigerian Gay man who went through hell after being outed…

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Speaking Up For Trans People of Color Who are Poor and Working Class

Laverne makes an important point that REALLY needs to be heard here’s why… Trans women of color often get caught up in the criminal justice system for a lot of different reasons: poverty, racism, substance use, and lack of employment … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Record Number of Reported LGBT Homicides So Far In 2015

In the last two years, the transgender community has seen some historic gains. A series of legal victories made it easier for transgender people to receive health care and find jobs. A transgender actress made the cover of Time Magazine, … Continue reading

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Update: Social media pushes Mississippi DA to charge hate crime after gay man called ‘f*ggot,’ beaten at Walmart

People are now being urged to call to make sure this is treated as a hate crime: Will you call the numbers below and tell them that you are demanding #JusticeForDevin and that this case should be tried as a … Continue reading

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Fifth Transgender Woman Of Color Is Killed In Less Than A Month #TransLivesMatter

In what has become a very sad, tragic and unconscionable trend a fifth transgender woman of color has been killed within the span of less than a month here in the United States. Dominic Holden, BuzzFeed News Reporter, has the … Continue reading

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Trans woman of color murdered in Virginia

Sad news out of Virginia where a trans woman was murdered last weekend. Here’s the story from Michael K. Lavers writing for The Washington Blade… A transgender woman of color was shot to death last weekend in Norfolk, Va. The … Continue reading

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Anti-Gay/Racist Hate Crime In West Hollywood

West Hollywood is the last place you should be afraid of being attacked for being a Black Gay man yet it happened to Don Brooks. Here’s the story from librarisingnsf writing for the Daily Kos…   West Hollywood is one … Continue reading

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Gay UK football fans lured to hoax meeting and attacked | Gay Star News

In Europe football (soccer) fans are known to be rowdy and some are racist and homophobic. This is an issue that seems to arise frequently in sports news stories. The UK has it’s share of biased and bigoted football supporters. … Continue reading

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