Yesterday was the launch of a new campaign designed to tackle homophobic and transphobic abuse in schools in England and Wales.
LGBT Brazilians, like U.S. LGBT people, are facing inaction in their National Congress.
Singer Joyce DiDonato will dedicate her performance at the Last Night of the Proms to those affected by anti-LGBT sentiment in Russia.
2012 saw the 4th highest murder rate of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people in history, according to the annual Hate Violence Report released by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report analyzes statistics collected in 18 states about survivors and victims' age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and type of violence experienced in order to track trends in the violence directed at the LGBTQH community.
On May 24th, just a week after speaking at a vigil in honor of Mark Carson, Eugene Lovendusky became a victim of another anti- gay hate crime in New York City's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. Eugene's attack is the ninth anti-LGBT attack for the month of May and the 27th since the start of the New Year.
Guest blogger Irene Monroe discusses the murder mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, asking about the state of hate crime laws in Mississippi.
As violence against the trans community increases in our nation’s capital and adds onto the many forms of systemic discrimination trans people face, the DC Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to promote respect and educate the public on these issues in the first government-funded campaign of its kind.