Murder

April 4, 2014

Oregon mother convicted of killing her son because she thought he was gay

Jessica Dutro, who was charged with fatally beating her young son days before his 4th birthday, has been convicted of murder, murder by abuse and second-degree assault. The verdict was unanimous.
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March 28, 2014

Oregon mother charged with killing her son because she thought he was gay

In Portland, Oregon Jessica Dutro is charged with murder, murder by abuse and second-degree assault after allegedly beating her 4-year-old son to death believing he was gay.

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Star-Ledger newspaper repeatedly misgenders trans woman killed in New Jersey

Earlier this week, a transgender woman of color was found stabbed to death in her home in New Jersey, as reported by Monica Roberts and others. Eyricka Morgan, who was 26 years old, was a former student at Rutgers University and involved with the New Jersey Community Research Initiative.

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September 4, 2013

Snapshots: Transgender representation, Olympics, federal tax recognition

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Vigil held tonight for Islan Nettles, a trans woman murdered in New York City

A vigil will be held tonight in Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood to honor the life and memory of Islan Nettles, a 21-year-old transgender woman of color who was brutally attacked and killed last week.

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July 29, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Trans representation, ENDA info, HIV discrimination

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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GLAAD working to correct media coverage of trans woman murdered in Philadelphia

This past weekend, GLAAD learned that local Philadelphia media sensationalized and inaccurately reported on the murder of a trans woman of color, using the wrong name and pronouns and including irrelevant information about her past.

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GLAAD and thousands of New Yorkers gather to mourn victim of anti-gay hate violence

More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.

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February 7, 2013

Evon "Yung LT" Young: Remains still not found in gruesome murder of transgender rapper

Evon "Yung LT" Young, the 22-year-old transgender male rapper who has been missing since New Year's Day, is the alleged victim of a gruesome murder, according to Milwaukee authorities.

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