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Workers install the memorial to gays persecuted by the Nazis.

Israel honors gay Holocaust victims in first national memorial

Sunday, December 15, 2013
TEL AVIV -- A new monument to pay tribute to Jewish and non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust who were persecuted by the Nazis for their sexual orientation has been unveiled in Tel Aviv. [ Read more → ]
Gravesite of USAF SSGT Leonard Matlovich, at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington. Maltovich died in 1988. Key, The Washington Blade

National LGBT Veterans Memorial planned at Congressional Cemetery

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
WASHINGTON -- A national memorial honoring Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender veterans representing the five armed services -- Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard -- is slated to be constructed on the grounds of the historic Congressional Cemetery in southeast D.C. Washington D.C. [ Read more → ]

President Obama remembers gay Holocaust victims

Monday, April 23, 2012
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday spoke at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to mark Yom HaShoah, or the Holocaust Remembrance Day, and during his speech the president referred directly to the homosexual victims of Nazi persecution. [ Read more → ]

More than 800 mourners pay last respects to murdered gay Scotsman Stuart Walker

Thursday, November 10, 2011
CUMNOCK, Ayrshire, Scotland -- Following an emotional ceremony at Old Cumnock Old Parish Anglican Church in the town center, a funeral procession of around 800 friends, family and well-wishers wound their way through the town of Cumnock to the town's cemetery, to pay their last respects to 28-year-old Stuart Walker. [ Read more → ]
Shane and Shawn Walsh

Hundreds ‘celebrate’ life of Seth Walsh; details emerge of Seth’s last bullying incident

Sunday, October 3, 2010
It was standing room only at the First Baptist Church in Tehachapi, CA, Friday as more than 500 mourners came to bid farewell to Seth Walsh, an openly gay teen who died earlier this week following a suicide attempt 10 days earlier. Seth endured years of bullying for being gay. [ Read more → ]

Slain transgender people remembered around the world

Friday, November 20, 2009
Today marks the 11th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance around the world, a day when the LGBTQ and allied community honor those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The day of memorial was created in response to the murder of Rita Hester,... [ Read more → ]
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