Jacina Carla Scamahorn is demanding an apology from Spokane police officers who she says were disrespectful while responding to an assault that has left her recovering from head injuries.
Ezekiel Dear, presumed to be the boyfriend of Michelle (Yazmin) Vash Payne, reportedly confessed to police that he killed the 33-year-old trans woman Sunday.
Police are searching for Michelle Vash Payne's boyfriend, who allegedly argued with her shortly before their bedroom caught fire.
Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton still faces murder charges in the killing of Filipina trans woman Jennifer Laude, after losing an appeal to the Philippine Department of Justice.
An officer-involved shooting in Denver early Monday morning left a 17-year-old girl in Denver dead. Her friends say she was openly gay.
While initial reports identified Lamar Edwards as a trans woman, friends of the shooting victim say he was a gay man beloved by his local community.
These young men say it can be difficult for male survivors, especially gay ones, to be taken seriously.
No arrests have been made yet in the murder of Ty Underwood, but friends of the victim say police should consider the attack a hate crime.