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  1. Mitch Kellaway | July 09 2015 7:40 PM ET
    "Once Jesus and Mendes were arrested June 20 for lying in their police report, their "eyewitness" recanted his story, saying that the two had "trained" him to make his account of Vermont's murder sound consistent, and had threatened violence and legal action if he did not cooperate. Mendes then said that Jesus had threatened him, too, if he didn't agree to comply with telling a fabricated account of Vermont's death."  -- advocate.com
    Brazilian Military Police Suspected of Covering Up Trans Teen's Murder
  2. Posted: 03/14/2013 1:45 pm EDT | Updated: 03/14/2013 6:04 pm EDT
    "GLAAD officials say they've turned down a press pass request for the event from the New York Post because of the newspaper's refusal to discuss "its history of anti-transgender coverage."" --huffingtonpost.com

    New York Post Barred From GLAAD Media Awards Due To 'Anti-Transgender Coverage'
  3. 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