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Philippine court enters not guilty plea for Marine charged in trans woman’s murder

Monday, February 23, 2015
Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton
A Philippine court entered a not guilty plea Monday for a U.S. Marine charged with murdering a transgender Filipino, allegedly after he discovered her biological sex when they checked into a hotel. [...]

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Convicted murderers to marry in UK’s first same-sex prison wedding

Friday, February 20, 2015
Marc Goodwin (left) and Mikhail Gallatinov
Two convicted murderers, one serving life for battering a gay man to death and the other for strangling a male lover, are set to make history in being the UK’s first same-sex prison wedding. [...]

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Memphis woman accused of beating son for being ‘too feminine and too gay’

Friday, February 20, 2015
Jacqueline Alexander
A Tennessee woman is charged with domestic assault after allegedly punching her son in the face for being “too feminine and too gay." [...]

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Reports: Transgender Americans face staggering rates of poverty, violence

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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In a year when transgender Americans are experiencing unprecedented visibility in the media, and popular culture, while simultaneously suffering extreme violence, two new reports detail the widespread discrimination and inequities the transgender population faces. [...]

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Ohio man accused of fatally stabbing gender fluid child

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Brian Golec
An Ohio man is facing murder and domestic violence charges in the stabbing death of his gender fluid child late Friday. [...]

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Texas College football player charged with the murder of a transgender woman

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Carlton Ray Champion Jr. (left) and Ty Underwood
Investigators says Carlton Ray Champion Jr., 21, is charged in the death of Ty Underwood, 24, whom police said Champion was briefly involved with in a romantic relationship. [...]

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Lesbian couple gunned down by obsessed U.S. Coast Guard co-worker

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Lisa Trubnikova (left) was killed in Thursday's shooting in Bourne, Mass. Her spouse, Anna Trubnikova, was wounded and was hospitalized in stable condition.
A heavily armed Coast Guard member, allegedly obsessed for years with an attractive former co-worker, a lesbian who married another female co-worker, is charged with fatally wounding the woman and seriously injuring her spouse. [...]

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Hungarian court says sentence in gay pride attack too lenient

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Hungary’s Supreme Court (Kuria)
Hungary's Supreme Court has ordered the retrial of three anti-gay protesters convicted of attacking police guarding the Budapest Pride march in 2011 because it considered the sentence too lenient. [...]

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ISIS terrorists throw alleged gay man from building, then stone him to death

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Images show the man sat on a plastic chair, while blindfolded, before being thrown off a seven-story building in Syria.
Islamic State terrorists have reportedly blindfolded a man and thrown him off a seven-story rooftop in Syria for "being gay" before stoning him to death after he survived the fall. [...]

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Spokane police arrest two men in assault on homeless transgender woman

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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Spokane police say detectives have arrested two men in connection with an assault on a homeless transgender woman. [...]

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