Women Connected to First Federal Hate Crime Case Plead Guilty
April 14 2012 10:40 AM ET

2 Women Connected to First Federal Hate Crime Case Plead Guilty

Lucas Grindley

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.

Two Ky Men Indicted For Federal Antigay Hate Crime
April 12 2012 2:35 PM ET

Two Ky. Men Indicted For Federal Antigay Hate Crime

Neal Broverman

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.

Suspect Arrested in FL Trans Murder Case
April 09 2012 2:35 PM ET

Suspect Arrested in Fla. Trans Murder Case

Diane Anderson-Minshall

A man has been arrested in Riviera Beach, Fla., and accused of targeting transgender people.

Ohio College Students Rally Against Hate Crimes
April 06 2012 7:30 PM ET

Ohio College Students Rally Against Hate Crimes

Trudy Ring

Students rallied Thursday night at two Ohio universities to protest a recent attack on two gay men and promote greater acceptance of LGBT people.

TV Station Defends Releasing Identities of Men Arrested for Sex
April 06 2012 6:50 PM ET

TV Station Defends Releasing Identities of Men Arrested for Sex

Neal Broverman

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.

Chile Passes Hate Crimes Law Following Fatal Attack
April 05 2012 3:17 PM ET

Chile Passes Antidiscrimination Law After Fatal Antigay Attack

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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.

Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Gay Teen
April 04 2012 3:49 PM ET

Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Gay Teen

Josh Hinkle

Dante Parrish was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after being convicted of the murder of gay 15-year-old Jason Mattison.

Transgender Woman Killed in Detroit
April 04 2012 2:25 PM ET

Transgender Woman Killed in Detroit

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Coko Williams, a part-time hairdresser, was found shot to death outside a residence.

Supreme Court Wont Hear Case of Brandon Teenas Killer
March 28 2012 10:25 PM ET

Supreme Court Won't Hear Case of Brandon Teena's Killer

Neal Broverman

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.

Albanian Official Beat Gays with a Stick
March 28 2012 8:52 AM ET

Albanian Official: Beat Gays with a Stick

Advocate.com Editors

The European Union on Tuesday condemned remarks by an Albanian official who advocated violence against LGBT people at an upcoming gay pride festival.

March for Antigay Crimes in DC Draws Large Crowd
March 21 2012 4:42 PM ET

March to Protest Antigay Crimes in D.C. Draws Large Crowd

Josh Hinkle

Approximately 700 people marched in Washington, D.C., Tuesday night to stand up against crimes committed on LGBT people within a recent two-day period.

Transgender Woman Sues Claiming Police Harassment
March 13 2012 6:00 PM ET

Transgender Woman Sues, Claiming Police Harassment

Trudy Ring

A young transgender woman has filed a lawsuit alleging she was harassed and discriminated against by police officers in Cicero, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.

Are Hate Crime Laws Necessary
March 08 2012 12:55 PM ET

Are Hate Crime Laws Necessary?

Advocate.com Editors

As the trial proceeds against Tyler Clementi’s roommate Dharun Ravi, proponents and opponents of hate crime statutes discuss whether the laws are needed.

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