Jerry Paul Smith of Blacksburg, Va., was beaten to death May 31. A man he met on Tinder is charged with second-degree murder.
Del. Glenn Davis, who is seeking to become lieutenant governor of Virginia, says that's defamation. But some courts have said it's not.
Gov. Ralph Northam has signed the bill authored by Del. Danica Roem, making Virginia the 12th state to restrict the defense's use.
The Gloucester County School Board is appealing a ruling that found restrictive policies like the one it subjected Gavin Grimm to were unconstitutional.
Ryejon Lee was arrested on outstanding warrants for robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and additional charges are pending.
Simms is at least the 39th trans or gender-nonconforming American to die by violence this year.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (pictured) says he looks forward to defending the law in court.