The guilty plea of killer James Dixon — and the current environment for trans women — is far from satisfying, writes Beverly Tillery of the Anti-Violence Project.
The 25-year-old accepted a plea deal that requires him to serve 12 years in prison for the brutal beating of black trans woman Islan Nettles in Harlem in 2013.
Brazil has just 2.8 percent of the world’s population, but 46.7 percent of the world’s transgender murders. Help these activists put a stop to the violence and #SaveTransBrazil now.
A father in Los Angeles is accused of murdering his son because of his sexuality.
Activists hope that James Dixon’s reported “blind rage” confessions will not deter justice for the black trans woman he is on trial for killing.
Police are looking for the suspects involved in an attack on a gay couple in Miami Beach.