The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs has released their 2013 comprehensive report on intimate partner violence in LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities right on time for domestic violence awareness month.
According to reports from local Los Angeles media, a transgender woman was fatally shot in the head in East Hollywood on Thursday morning while walking down the street during what police believe might have been an attempted robbery.
The Windy City Times published a third article in an investigative series about the arrest of Eisha Love and the subsequent murders of Paige Clay and Tiffany Gooden.Eisha Love was charged with first degree attempted murder after surviving a transphobic attack on Chicago's west side.
Early this morning two men holding hands outside a Chelsea movie theater were senselessly beaten and called antigay slurs. Both required hospitalization for injuries. One of the man's injuries were so brutal he required stitches on his face.
In this guest post, NCAVP Coordinator Chai Jindasurat recounts working with Dee Dee Pearson, a trans woman from Kansas City, and shares Dee Dee's amazing story to overcome bouts of rejection, policing and employment discrimination.
This is part of a series of posts about LGBT communities in Central America, in which two lesbian-identified activists talk about dating, pride events, and the horrors that face some members of the LGBT community.