The legislation, which would impose harsher penalties for crimes spurred by prejudice, will soon be debated by the Indiana House of Representatives.
The killing of Kayden Clark in Mesa, Arizona, is the second such fatality of a trans person in the U.S. this year.
Mashawn Sonds, 26, was convicted of first-degree assault as a hate crime on Wednesday for a brutal 2014 assault that left a Native American trans woman with permanent brain damage.
An alleged gay-bashing and a transphobic mockery of Caitlyn Jenner were just some of the problematic aspects of the annual parade that’s recently tried to become more inclusive.
Jon Buice was freed Wednesday after serving 23 years of a 45-year sentence for the killing of Paul Broussard.
A 14th victim was robbed and assaulted Tuesday, and police still have no solid suspects.