A trans woman was allegedly raped at the Stonewall Inn, the iconic site of LGBT liberation.
Martin Blackwell will face two counts of aggravated battery and eight counts of aggravated assault.
The Department of Justice ruled this week it is illegal to assign transgender prisoners to cells based solely on their genitalia.
The latest alleged homicide of a transgender person this year comes during a reported intimate partner dispute on Skid Row.
The FBI is investigating the attack in which a man who dropped boiling water on a gay sleeping couple in Georgia as a potential hate crime.
The mother of a gay Atlanta man who, with his partner, was attacked with boiling water as they slept speaks out for the first time.
A gay man who was attacked with boiling water while he napped with his boyfriend says the unbearable pain has rendered him unable to sleep.