More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
Media Coverage of the Angie Zapata Murder Trial
As the trial in the murder of Angie Zapata begins, GLAAD will be monitoring local and national media for coverage of the trial and of Angie's story.
Below is a collection of media spanning from the tragic news of Angie's murder through recent coverage of her alleged murderer's trial. As the trial progresses, we will continue posting more of the media coverage here at glaadBLOG.
Channel 9 News (NBC) - Angie Zapata Murder Investigation
The Greeley Tribune - Greeley Police Chief Jerry Garner and Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck speak at a press conference on the arrest of Allen Ray Andrade, Angie Zapata's alleged murderer
The Greeley Tribune - The Zapata family speaks out about the death of Angie Zapata
ProgressNOW Colorado - Angie Zapata's story: Let's end hate together
The Denver Post:
- Hundreds mourn slain teen, hate crime suspected
- Kin believe transgender teen's killing a hate crime
- Transgender teen's murder possibly a hate crime
- Date arrested in Greeley transgender murder
- Transgender victim referred to as "it"
- Friends stand up for Angie's life
- Court date set in Greeley transgender murder
- Charge stands against transgender-murder suspect
- Smile called "provoking act" in transgender case
- Transgender girl's looks sparked school fight
- Ten years after Matthew Shephard, no change
- Judge tosses part of transgender murder suspect confession
- Transgender slaying advertised to raise awareness
- Memorial ad for murdered transgender woman vexes DA
The Greeley Tribune:
- Court record describes what led to death of transgender woman
- Andrade faces habitual offender tag
- Transgender victim may be referred to in several ways
- Ads highlight Angie Zapata's life, death
- Friends, family gather to say goodbye to slain woman
- Keep order in and out of court
- Andrade trial watchers want more than 'guilty'
- Jurors descend on downtown for 2 murder trials
USA Today (AP):
The New York Times:
The Colorado Independent:
Channel 7 News (ABC):
Pam's House Blend:
- Murder in Colorado
- Arrest in murder of Angie Zapata
- Remembering one of our dead
- Dehumanizing transgender human beings
- Angie Zapata's alleged murdered to go to trial
- Angie Zapata trial: Andrade's murder confession thrown out
- Blaming the victim, Angie Zapata, for her own death
- Pam's House Blend will be in Greeley, Colorado next month for Angie Zapata Murder trial
- Angie Zapata murder: this alleged hate crime has left me afraid
- "Angie Zapata was our sister, our aunt, our daughter. She was brutally murdered last July."
- Light a candle for Angie
The Bilerico Project:
- Murderer of young transwoman says he killed "it"
- The Angie Zapata Vigil
- Damed if we do, damned of we don't
- Banning the "trans panic" defense
- Judge throws out confession in Angie Zapata case