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VIDEO: Kristene Chapa, lesbian survivor of Texas shooting, tells MSNBC: "God loves everybody. He left me here for a reason"
Last night, MSNBC premiered an online original segment to catch up with Kristene, her advocates, and community members—known to her friends as Kris—about her intensive physical therapies, the aftermath of the brutal attack, coming out to her family, the ways in which Kris continues to inspire her community and young LGBT people throughout Texas and beyond.
The #justice4krisandmollie movement has continued to grow. Local media continues the coverage, and national media is starting to pay attention for the first time in two years.
This morning, hundreds rallied in support of anti-LGBT victims Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin outside the courthouse where their attacker had a pre-trial hearing.
On Friday November 14, 2014 there will be a Rally Against hate crimes to support Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin. Bring your signs your rainbow flags and help support the two victims.
Texas voters in Dallas overwhelmingly voted to add LGBT protections to the city charter in a referendum.
On Sunday, anti-LGBT activists gathered at Grace Community Church for a rally criticizing Houston's openly gay mayor, Annise Parker, and her support for the city's recently passed non-discrimination ordinance.
Last night in Houston was an event that prominent social conservatives called "I Stand Sunday." Essentially the event, held at Houston's Grace Community Church, was a thinly veiled get-out-the-vote rally ahead of Tuesday's election, meant to inspire like-minds across the nation to show up at the polls and "take your country back."
Monica Roberts, legendary blogger and advocate who has worked tirelessly for the transgender community over the last two decades, is facing homelessness.
The first openly gay inaugural poet wrote a beautiful poem accompanied by a moving video for marriage equality.