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Murdered L.A. Trans Woman Identified

47-year-old Aniya Parker died early Thursday morning after being confronted by a group of men in East Hollywood.

Police Release Video of Suspect in NYC Antigay Hate Crime

On September 14, two men became the target of antigay slurs and physical violence while walking through Midtown Manhattan.

L.A. Trans Woman Killed in 'Robbery Gone Bad'

Police do not believe the victim was attacked as a result of her gender identity, but simply that her assailants were looking to rob a person at random.

Op-ed: What Barney Frank Still Gets Wrong on ENDA

Former congressman Barney Frank is sticking by the decision to exclude transgender workers from protection under ENDA in 2007. Here's why that's still problematic.

Bible-Quoting Man Shoots Couple Outside Gay Bar

A 43-year-old Minneapolis man could face up to seven years in prison for shooting two gay men in the leg with a BB gun following a homophobic tirade.

Trans College Student Attacked in Possible Hate Crime

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.

Calif. Becomes First State to Ban Gay, Trans 'Panic' Defenses

In a groundbreaking move, the state takes a stand against defendants being able to use a victim's sexual orientation or gender identity as justification for murder.

3 Arrested in Brooklyn Hate Crime

Two men have been charged with hate crimes and menacing while another faces first-degree assault charges after opening fire on two Brooklynites.

Facebook Takes Gender-Neutral Settings One Step Further

Following up on February's expansion of gender options, the social networking site has addressed a lingering concern regarding relationship terminology.

STUDY: Is U.S. Military Ready for Open Trans Service?

The movement to overturn the military's ban on open service by transgender people continues to gain momentum, putting pressure on the Defense Department to act.

This Women's College Just Made Trans-Inclusive History

In a historic move, one California college has adopted an explicitly trans-inclusive admissions policy, making it the only school to do so among the nation's 119 single-sex college programs.

Laverne Cox Distances Herself From Controversial Inmate

After releasing a video in which she read an inmate's letter from prison, Laverne Cox has distanced herself from the project after learning of the gruesome details of the prisoner's past.

Controversial Catch Phrase Revived on 'Project Runway'

In 2007, Project Runway star Christian Siriano popularized and then denounced the catch phrase, "hot tranny mess." Seven years later, another contestant brought it back.

Michelle Duggar Gets Verdict In Quest Against LGBT Protections

Though 19 Kids and Counting star Michelle Duggar recorded a robocall in opposition to an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance, city councilmembers in Fayetteville, Ark., voted in favor of the bill 6-2.

40 Under 40: Laura Jane Grace Doesn't Apologize for Being Herself

The Entertainers: Band front woman Laura Jane Grace is delivering on her promise not to become a demure shrinking violet after coming out as trans.

Michfest Has a Few Demands Of Its Own

With another festival come and gone, Michfest founder and organizer Lisa Vogel laid out a list of 'demands' she'd like her critics to meet.

LISTEN: '19 Kids and Counting' Star Records Transphobic Robocall

Continuing her family's tradition of opposing LGBT causes, 19 Kids and Counting star Michelle Duggar speaks out against an Arkansas nondiscrimination bill.

Dear Thought Catalog, I Am Not a 'Mentally Ill Gay'

Against my better judgment, I gave the purveyors of relevant thinking a second chance. Now, along with 50 others, I'm asking for my work to be permanently deleted from the site.

N.J. School Decides to Let Trans Girl Attend As Herself

After school officials reportedly told a 13-year-old trans girl that she could only attend school if she dressed and acted like a boy, several LGBT groups stepped in on her behalf.

WATCH: Laverne Cox Is Thankful She Survived

In an appearance on ABC's This Week, the Emmy-nominated actress spoke candidly about her childhood suicide attempt, and hopes that her visibility helps others feel less alone.