Government officials in Nova Scotia are seeking to determine how a suspect accused of beating gay activist Raymond Taavel to death was granted a temporary release from a psychiatric hospital for patients in custody of the correctional system.
Eli Sanders wins the Pulitzer Prize for a story about the 2009 murder of Teresa Butz.
The Justice Department announced the indictment of two men under the Matthew Shepard law earlier this week and already have a development in the case's prosecution.
The first LGBT-related indictment brought by the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act came down Thursday against two Kentucky men accused of kidnapping a gay man.
A Los Angeles television station is defending itself after releasing the names, pictures, and birth dates of 18 men arrested for lewd behavior and loitering in a Manhattan Beach restroom.
In a close vote, lawmakers passed a long-awaited antidiscrimination law in the South American country following the fatal assault on Daniel Zamudio last month.
The Supreme Court denied the appeal of John Lotter, who sits on Nebraska's death row for killing Brandon Teena, a transgender man, in a grisly 1993 triple murder depicted in the film Boys Don't Cry.
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