Kimy Hartman has an uphill climb ahead after suffering brain damage from a transphobic beating last month, and friends have set up a fundraiser to defray ongoing medical costs.
With statewide legislation to add LGBT hate crimes protections stalled, Philadelphia's City Council takes a step to punish those who target victims because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.
The teen says he was lured to a skate park, where he was kicked, punched, and called 'faggot' and 'booty lover.'
A Bushwick trans woman clings to life after a brutal beating, following several other Brooklyn-based attacks in which perpetrators were yelling anti-LGBT slurs.
Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a hate crime in Brooklyn after a gay man was attacked with a hammer in his building.
On September 14, two men became the target of antigay slurs and physical violence while walking through Midtown Manhattan.
The 20-year-old suspect claims the attack on a transgender SUNY Geneseo student was the result of 'drunken stupidness,' but some are pushing the local district attorney to pursue hate crime charges.