Police have made an arrest in the case of Marcellus Andrews, a Waterloo, Iowa, man who was beaten to death on a friend's front porch while being called antigay slurs.
A Washington, D.C., Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a police officer who was arrested after using his weapon in an off-duty shooting should remain in jail.
On the following pages, read about acts of bravery by LGBT Americans, some of who have shaped the course of history. All came to the aide of another person in imminent danger, including young Allan Fonseca who guided customers to safety during a mall shooting in Oregon. We welcome suggestions for other LGBT people who deserve their own medal of honor; send to [email protected]
When a male couple in their 70s were brutally killed in their Indiana home last fall, it seemed like a clear-cut hate crime. No one suspected that the killer might be a man whom one of the elderly victims had met while cruising online.
No one has come forward in the murder of teenager Simmie Williams, who was slain a year ago in Fort Lauderdale, but many in the community still continue the fight to find his killer.