Friends of Dharun Ravi Plead for Probation Instead of Jail Time
May 05 2012 2:22 PM ET

Friends of Dharun Ravi Ask Court for Probation, Not Jail Time

Editors

Friends of Dharun Ravi, the Rutgers University student convicted of webcam spying in the high-profile suicide case of Tyler Clementi, have urged the court for probation, not jail time, in sentencing. In letters filed to the court Friday, friends portrayed Ravi as a good person who had no malicious intent in the recording and broadcasting of an intimate encounter between Clementi and another man. Clementi committed suicide in 2010 by jumping off the George Washington Bridge following the incident.

13 Charged in Hazing Death of Gay Florida AM Drum Major
May 03 2012 1:56 PM ET

13 Charged in Hazing Death of Gay, Florida A&M Drum Major

Diane Anderson-Minshall

   

Accused Trans Woman CeCe McDonald Accepts Second Degree Manslaughter Plea
May 02 2012 3:24 PM ET

CeCe McDonald Pleads Guilty, Headed to Prison

Neal Broverman

A report indicates McDonald has accepted a plea.

Transgender Woman Killed in Oakland California
May 01 2012 2:45 PM ET

Transgender Woman Killed in Oakland

Diane Anderson-Minshall

A transgender woman was gunned down in Oakland, Calif., over the weekend in what many believe is a hate crime.  

Transgender Man Beaten In Memphis
April 28 2012 12:45 PM ET

Transgender Man Beaten In Memphis

Josh Hinkle

A Memphis transgender man was taken to a nearby hospital with bruises and a concussion after being beaten Saturday night.

Trans Woman Among Nations Top Crime Fighters
April 26 2012 2:35 PM ET

Trans Woman Among Nation's Top Crime Fighters

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Victoria Cruz was just honored by the Justice Department for her work with abuse survivors.

Transgender Student Fights FBI Over Bomb Threat Accusation
April 23 2012 5:35 PM ET

Transgender Student Fights FBI Over Bomb Threat Accusation

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Seamus Johnston says the University of Pittsburgh is retaliating for a months-long debate over trans rights at Pitt.

Police Suspect in Marines Death Used Antigay Slur
April 23 2012 9:49 AM ET

Police: Suspect in Marine's Death Used Antigay Slur

Advocate.com Editors

A 20-year-old Marine in Washington, D.C. has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a fellow service member — an attack that allegedly began with an antigay slur.

Fighting for her Life Trans Woman Charged With Murder
April 20 2012 7:00 AM ET

 Fighting For Her Life: Transgender Woman Charged With Murder

Diane Anderson-Minshall

One night in front of a Minneapolis bar has changed CeCe McDonald's life forever.

Two Men Dead in Murder Suicide
April 19 2012 1:50 PM ET

Two Men Dead in Murder-Suicide

Diane Anderson-Minshall

A New York man killed another, then turned the gun on himself.

Investigation Opened into Murder of Canadian Gay Activist
April 19 2012 11:30 AM ET

Investigation Opened into Murder of Canadian Gay Activist

Julie Bolcer

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.

A Call to Stop the Killings in DC
April 19 2012 2:00 AM ET

 A Call to Stop the Killings in D.C.

Josh Hinkle

Activists say trans citizens are not protected by the police.

Gay Reporters Account of Lesbian Murder Wins Pulitzer
April 18 2012 3:30 PM ET

Gay Reporter's Account of Lesbian Murder Wins Pulitzer

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Eli Sanders wins the Pulitzer Prize for a story about the 2009 murder of Teresa Butz.

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