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Jury Still Out In San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 20
Jurors continued deliberating this week in San Francisco Superior Court in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting a lesbian in the city almost three years ago.

Testimony Heard in San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 24
Friends of a lesbian who was shot to death in a parking lot near a gay San Francisco nightclub in 2013 described in court how she had put up her hands and pleaded with the suspect before he shot her and a friend.

Link Between U.K. Politician's Murder and U.S. Neo-Nazi Group

CRIME | Jun 18
The killing came one week before a divisive vote on whether the United Kingdom should leave the European Union.

Denver Cops Kill Queer Latina; Activists Storm Conference Till Mayor Cancels

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
In retaliation for the killing of a queer Latina by Denver police last week, activists stormed an LGBT conference, causing the mayor to cancel his planned address.

Murder of LA Transwoman Marks a Dozen This Year

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez, who was shot and killed in South Los Angeles on December 3. The murder marks a dozen transgender people murdered this year.

Marine Accused in Philippine Trans Killing Tests US Ties

CRIME | By Jim Gomez | Oct 19
A U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying of a transwoman at a cheap hotel more than a week ago is testing the good will between countries.

Calif. Man Arrested for Murder of Trans Woman

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 9
A man from Southern California was arrested Tuesday in the connection of the June murder of a trans woman. Police officials say they are not investigating the slaying as a hate crime.

Aussie Paper Criticized for Headline About 'Shemale' Murder Victim

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 7
An Australia newspaper has gone 'down-under,' hitting below the belt with by referring to a murdered transgender woman as a 'she-male' and a 'ladyboy,' causing a wave of outrage from readers.

Trans Woman Murdered in Brazil, Shot 3 Times in Face

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 7
Police say that a Brazilian transgender woman was murdered last Wednesday after being shot three times in the face. This incident comes not long after it was reported that 216 LGBT people in Brazil have been murdered so far this year.

Report: 216 LGBT Related Murders in Brazil in 2014

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 2
There have been 216 LGBT related murders in Brazil this year.

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