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Last week, the lawyer for a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in New York told a judge that his client's sentence should be lessened because the victim was a transgender woman and allegedly involved in sex work.
The New York state Court of Appeals will consider restoring the hate crimes conviction in the Lateisha Green murder c
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The Washington Blade reports that the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted Wednesday to endorse the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, (ENDA) legislation, which would prohibit anti-LGBT bias in the workforce, as a result of a resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.).
The American Family Association has led a multi-platform, multi-spokesperson rhetorical assault against the decorated musical, Kinky Boots, its costuming, and its themes of acceptance.
Speaker John Boehner was asked if the Republican party should endorse openly gay candidates. He responded with a simple "I do".
Francesca Quaranta, a transgender police officer in Middletown, Connecticut, has filed a complaint claiming her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.