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Police search for clues in murder of transgender woman in Texas

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Ty Underwood
Police in Tyler, Texas are searching for clues after a transgender woman was shot to death early Monday morning. [...]

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France fines Twitter users for sending tweets advocating anti-gay violence

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Twitter
Three French Twitter users were fined this week for sending tweets that included homophobic hashtags. It's the first time a French court has handed out convictions for homophobic abuse on Twitter. [...]

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ISIS militants hurl two men from top of a tower block for being gay

Friday, January 16, 2015
ISIS-militants
Images from ISIS purport to show two men bThe Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq has published photographs that appear to show a man being thrown from the roof of a tall building apparently in Mosul, as punishment for being gay. [...]

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Man pleads guilty to hate crime charge in stabbing of transgender girl on D.C. train

Saturday, January 10, 2015
Reginald Klaiber
Reginald Klaiber, 25, of Greenbelt, Md., pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon with a hate crime enhancement Friday in Superior Court in Washington. [...]

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Former high school football captain gets 12 years in prison for killing male lover

Friday, January 9, 2015
Tarence Mitchell
Tarence "T.J." Mitchell, 19, apologized to relatives of the victim, 27-year-old Ronald Taylor Jr., during the sentencing hearing in Hartford Superior Court. [...]

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Man arrested in stabbing of transgender woman in San Francisco

Monday, January 5, 2015
Samantha Hulsey
Police in San Francisco have arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing a transgender woman as she exited a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus with her partner on Saturday evening. [...]

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Victim in unsolved, anti-gay hate crime comes forward, criticizes lack of arrests

Friday, January 2, 2015
Bryan Long
One of two victims of a violent anti-gay hate crime that occurred in Midtown Atlanta in March 2014 has come forward, and is speaking out because police have made no arrests in the case. [...]

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Teen arrested in October slaying of transgender woman in East Hollywood

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Aniya Parker
Two additional people are sought in connection with the Oct. 2 killing of Aniya Parker, 47, who was slain in what police described as a “robbery gone bad.” [...]

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Disturbing video shows anti-gay hate crime in heart of Midtown Atlanta

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Atlanta
New video of a violent hate crime in Atlanta last year shows an unknown suspect allegedly yelling homophobic slurs at a gay couple before assaulting one of the men, sending him into oncoming traffic. [...]

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U.S. drops Gambia from trade agreement in response to anti-LGBT crackdown

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Yahya-Jammeh
The decision to drop Gambia from special trade status under the African Growth and Opportunity Act of 2000 came amid news that three Gambian men had been arrested and accused of homosexuality. [...]

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