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  1. By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN | Updated 2:12 PM ET, Mon May 30, 2016
    "Chief of Police Brandon del Pozo said in a news release Sunday that the primary motivation for the attack appeared to be unrelated to Beede's gender identity but the department "has not ruled out the victim's transgender status as a possible additional motive." Police "will continue to view this homicide as a possible bias incident," he said."  -- cnn.com
    Vermont transgender man dies after attack
  2. "A new analysis of implicit bias and explicit sexual orientation statements may help to explain the underpinnings of anti-gay bullying and hate crimes."

    Jeanna Bryner and LiveScience, April 10, 2012, scientificamerican.com
    "Homophobes should consider a little self-reflection, suggests a new study finding those individuals who are most hostile toward gays and hold strong anti-gay views may themselves have same-sex desires..."

    Homophobes Might Be Hidden Homosexuals



    Thanks to long-time member, Daneela, for bringing this article to the members
  3. Posted: 04/12/2012 3:21 pm
    "A U.S. federal grand jury has issued the first-ever indictment to charge a violation of the sexual orientation section of the federal hate crimes law."

    U.S. Issues First Anti-Gay Hate Crime Indictment In Kentucky Attack Case
  4. LGBTs push for end to hate crimes
    Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines — Legislators and government officials must punish those behind hate crimes against LGBTs (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual), human rights supporters stressed. An emotional Marlon Lacsamana knows crimes...
  5. WiG, Aug 29, 2012
    "Avery was the second person to be prosecuted under Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law in 2009. The law added crimes based on perceived and actual sexual orientation and gender identity to federal hate crime statute." -wisconsingazette.com

    Michigan man pleads guilty to anti-gay hate crime
  6. The Huffington Post | By James Nichols Posted: 08/27/2013 4:20 pm EDT | Updated: 08/27/2013 4:20 pm EDT
    "These incidents of transgender violence barely begin to scratch the surface of not only physical violence against trans people, but the emotional and verbal abuse trans individuals, particularly trans women of color, experience on a daily basis. Vigils for slain transgender women and men have to be organized on an alarmingly regular basis, both locally and abroad." --huffingtonpost.com

    Transgender Murders 50 Percent Higher Than Gays, Lesbians In July