The cast of Empire will be wearing purple for Spirit Day on October 16. Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Jussie Smollett recorded a video to encourage fans to join them in a stand of support for LGBT youth.
The largest city in the Philippines looks like it will be offering further protections for LGBT people. The Quezon City Council passed a second reading of an ordinance banning discrimination against LGBT and intersex people.
According to reports from local Los Angeles media, a transgender woman was fatally shot in the head in East Hollywood on Thursday morning while walking down the street during what police believe might have been an attempted robbery.