Rae'Lynn Thomas was brutally attacked by her mother's ex-boyfriend, who still lived in their Columbus home. She is the 19th trans person known to be killed in the U.S. this year.
The alleged attacker was reportedly provoked by seeing the victim with his partner.
Muhammad Wisam Sankari was beheaded and mutilated in Turkey, which has admitted many Syrian refugees but failed to protect the rights of LGBT ones.
What does it take to forgive the man who nearly ended your life?
Marquis Devereaux was knifed by one man while another taunted him with antigay slurs, in an attack similar to one he suffered five years ago.
The direct action group Gays Against Guns, formed post-Orlando, has already attracted hundreds of supporters in the fight for stronger gun control.