Burnett, whose best friend was murdered nine years ago, is at least the 27th trans American to die violently this year.
Jacob Brashier says he suffered antigay harassment while working at a nursing home and was ultimately fired.
The Rt. Rev. Deon Kevin Johnson says racial justice will be one of his priorities in heading the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri.
A grand jury says the officers used excessive force when arresting Brianna Hill in Kansas City, Mo., last year.
Pop is at least the 10th transgender person to be murdered in the U.S. this year.
The child was found, but police believe he was the victim of sexual abuse.
So-called ex-gays spoke out against the local ordinance.