Trans Woman Killed in Virginia; Media Again Misgenders Her
January 26 2015 4:24 PM ET

Media Misgenders Trans Woman Killed in Norfolk, Va.

Lamia Beard died at a hospital after being shot in the early morning hours last Saturday, and local media outlets are failing to report accurately on the trans woman's death.

WATCH: Racist, Antigay Attack in West Hollywood Mars MLK Day

WATCH: Racist, Antigay Attack in WeHo Mars MLK Day

On his way home from celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Don Brooks never expected to be the victim of what he calls a hate crime.

Op-ed: With Sexual Abuse, It's Important To Find Truth Amid the Noise

Op-ed: With Sexual Abuse, We Must Find Truth Amid the Noise

Seeking more information is not the same as disbelieving a victim of sexual abuse.

D.C. Trans Teen's Attacker Now Faces 15 Years in Prison

D.C. Trans Teen's Attacker Now Faces 15 Years in Prison

After pleading guilty to stabbing a trans teen aboard a train, hate crime enhancements have now extended the maximum time Reginald Anthony Klaiber may serve in prison.

Dallas Airport’s Antigay Attacker Fined Less Than $500

Dallas Airport’s Antigay Attacker Fined Less Than $500

The police have not pursued hate-crime charges in the incident, which involved antigay slurs and assault.

Incarcerated Trans Woman Sues New York Prison Over Sexual Assault

Incarcerated Trans Woman Sues New York Prison Over Sexual Assault

LeslieAnn Manning says staff at her male prison facility knew that she, as a trans woman, faced an increased risk of rape, but chose to turn a blind eye.

Hate-Crime Charges Filed as California Trans Woman Recovers from Stabbing

Hate-Crime Charges Filed as Calif. Trans Woman Recovers from Stabbing

Samantha Hulsey survived being stabbed in the chest on a San Francisco bus and says it's clear that her accused attacker targeted her for being trans.

Muhammad Gay Kiss Among Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

Muhammad Gay Kiss Among Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

A cartoon of the prophet lip-locked with the magazine's editorial director was no doubt high on the list of resentments attackers used to justify killings in Paris.

15 Brutal Attacks That Show Anti-LGBT Hate Is Still Very Real

15 Brutal Attacks That Show Anti-LGBT Hate Is Still Very Real

LGBT people were attacked, harassed, and brutalized this year, but very few states in the U.S. specifically classify these assaults as hate crimes.

Teen Suspect Found in Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman

Teen Suspect Found in Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman

Police are looking for two other suspects in connection to what they call a "robbery gone bad."

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