After 25 Years, DNA Leads to Arrest in Trans Woman's Murder
December 22 2014 2:06 PM ET

After 25 Years, DNA Leads to Arrest in Trans Woman's Murder

Mitch Kellaway

Carla Salazar's murder was a mystery for 25 years, until advances in forensics finally led police to a suspect — the first arrest by a new task force focusing on cold cases.

Three Philly Gay-Bashing Suspects Will Face Trial
December 17 2014 1:58 PM ET

Three Philly Gay-Bashing Suspects Will Face Trial

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Judge Charles Hayden ruled that the prosecution had sufficient evidence to try the suspects beginning January 6.

Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Ga. Trans Woman, But Media and Police Still Get It Wrong
December 16 2014 3:52 PM ET

Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Georgia Trans Woman

Mitch Kellaway

Keymori Shatoya Johnson was shot to death two weeks ago, but local police and media have been reluctant to publicly identify her as a trans woman and possibly consider her murder a hate crime.

Philippine Government Charges U.S. Marine With Murder of Trans Woman
December 15 2014 3:09 PM ET

Philippine Gov't Charges U.S. Marine With Murder of Trans Woman

Mitch Kellaway

After being turned over to Filipino authorities in October, U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton now officially faces murder charges for the brutal strangulation of Filipina national Jennifer Laude.

N.C. Church Members Charged With Beating Gay Man to Banish 'Demons'
December 11 2014 4:13 PM ET

N.C. Church Members Charged With Beating Gay Man to Banish 'Demons'

Trudy Ring

Five members of the Word of Faith Fellowship face kidnapping and assault charges.

In U.S., 1 in 5 Reported Hate Crimes Target Gay or Bi Victims
December 09 2014 5:56 PM ET

In U.S., 1 in 5 Reported Hate Crimes Target Gay or Bi Victims

Michelle Garcia

Meanwhile, the FBI's annual report also included crimes motivated by the victim's gender identity or gender nonconformity.

L.A. Trans Woman Murdered While Knocking on Door for Help
December 05 2014 4:31 PM ET December 05 2014 5:38 PM ET

L.A. Trans Woman Murdered While Seeking Help

Mitch Kellaway

Police believe that Deshawnda Sanchez was fleeing from a robbery when she was shot to death, but have not yet ruled out a hate crime.

Two Arrested for Beating Gay Man Singing 'Wicked' Tunes on Tram
December 04 2014 7:03 PM ET

Arrests Made in Wicked Gay Bashing

Thom Senzee

Jean Claude Manseau and Jake Heaton were victims of a homophobic attack in England because someone didn't like the idea of gay men singing show tunes.

Trans Man's Speech Dedicated to Trans Women of Color
November 27 2014 5:00 AM ET

A Trans Activist Calls Out Own Male Privilege

Blue Montana

Trans women are being killed in the streets. What are we doing about it?

Op-ed: What If Stonewall Happened Now?
November 26 2014 1:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What If Stonewall Happened Now?

Michelle Garcia

The catalyst and the heartache, as revisited with Ferguson on our TV screens.

Houston Trans Woman Beaten, Officials Offer Lukewarm Response
November 25 2014 4:29 PM ET

Houston Trans Woman Beaten on TDOR

Mitch Kellaway

As Houston lawmakers continue to debate the HERO antidiscrimination ordinance, trans resident Thailand Warr says police didn't address her being viciously attacked by seven youths with the seriousness it merits.

WATCH: Trans Women Who Survived Hate Crimes in Ohio, New York Speak Out
November 24 2014 6:13 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Women Hate Crime Survivors Speak Out

Mitch Kellaway

Survivors Candice Milligan and Kimy Hartman got real with reporters following two separate, nearly fatal beatings.

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