anti-LGBT violence

Don't forget about Brazilian LGBT issues during Rio Olympics coverage

As the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio this week, GLAAD is calling on media outlets to include the many issues facing the LGBT community in Brazil while reporting on the events

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6 arrested for murder of bisexual Alabama teen Nick Hawkins

The 19-year-old was on his way home from a beauty pageant when he called his mother and told her, "Someone is trying to kill me."

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Local media's problematic reporting on anti-LGBT attack in NYC

According to local news reports and the New York City Anti-Violence Project, an LGBT-identified person was chased and shot at while walking with a friend in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday.

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Kitty Genovese was killed 50 years ago and anti-LGBT violence is still rampant

According to Queerty, a new book ("Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America") suggests that people were hesitant to get involved or investigate thoroughly because Kitty was a lesbian.

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Locals rally to mourn slain Texas couple as new details come to light

While national mainstream outlets continue to lag in reporting on the story, Britney and Crystal's local community and grassroots groups are continuing tireless efforts to organize, to find answers.

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Soulmates murdered, left by dumpster in Texas

Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson were found murdered by a dumpster outside of Galveston County in Texas. The Houston-based women, both 24 years old, were in a two-year relationship, and described by one neighbor as "soul mates."

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