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Josh Vallum first sentenced under federal hate crime law for a transgender murder

Josh Vallum first sentenced under federal hate crime law for a transgender murder

Josh Vallum was sentenced to 49 additional years Monday under federal hate crimes law for the murder of transgender woman Mercedes Williamson. Vallum will serve the additional years as provided by THE MATTHEW SHEPARD AND JAMES BYRD, JR., HATE CRIMES PREVENTION ACT OF 2009 concurrently with the state sentence of life for murder. wlox.com reports […]

Florida Transgender Woman says killing was self defense

Florida Transgender Woman says killing was self defense

Ms. Campbell says that she wouldn’t have been charged for killing Jackson Marcelin last year if she was cisgender. Ms. Cambell said that Jackson Marcelin hit her with a board after she repeatedly refused to respond to his sexual advances. That’s when the south Florida transgender woman said she stabbed Jackson Marcelin in self-defense. Cambell […]

Transgender woman gets 10 years for pumper death

Transgender woman gets 10 years for pumper death

Florida transgender woman Oneal Ron Morris was sentenced to 10 years on manslaughter charges Monday for injecting a toxic substance into the posterior of Shatarka Nuby, who later died. The procedure known as ‘pumping’ by beauty queen and drag artists causes the tissue to dramatically expand, hence the name ‘pumping’. The illegal albeit inexpensive shortcut […]

Terry Brady faces life for the murder of Yaz’min Sanchez

Terry Brady faces life for the murder of Yaz’min Sanchez

This blood-splattered charred wall in an industrial area bears silent testimony to the heinous murder of transgender woman Yaz’min Sanchez committed by twice convicted felon, Terry Brady. The jury returned the verdict Thursday after only 1 1/2 hours convicting Terry Brady of the 2014 murder of transgender woman Yaz’min Sanchez. Brady will be sentenced October […]

Police seeking leads in the murder of Baltimore Transgender woman Crystal Edmonds

Police seeking leads in the murder of Baltimore Transgender woman Crystal Edmonds

Transgender woman Crystal Edmonds was found shot three times early Friday morning in NW Baltimore. She has since died in a local hospital making her the 21st transgender murder, equaling the total murdered last year. 2015 was the deadliest year on record for transgender people a fact that the ACLU has attributed to the dramatic […]

Valve Faces Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit

Valve Faces Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit

The video game company Valve is facing a potential lawsuit for $3 million following a former employee alleging that they were discriminated against due to their transgender status. Valve is one of the biggest names in the video game industry and is responsible for hits such as Half-Life, Team Fortress, Counter Strike and Portal as […]

Police want these men for Brooklyn transgender attack

Police want these men for Brooklyn transgender attack

NYPD want these three men for questioning about their role in a Brooklyn transgender attack on May 13th. Police posted these images taken from closed-circuit TV of the three men who allegedly beat a transgender woman in Brooklyn last week in what they are calling a bias assault. The 32-year-old victim was heading north on […]

Chicago High School Guilty Of Violating Federal Law Over Transgender Student

Chicago High School Guilty Of Violating Federal Law Over Transgender Student

Illinois largest high school district has been found guilty of violating federal law by barring a transgender student from using the correct locker rooms following a two year investigation into the incident. The United States Department of Education’s Office For Civil Rights investigated Palatine High School for two years following the accusations, and found ‘a […]

EEOC joins Trans man in Tower Loan discrimination lawsuit

EEOC joins Trans man in Tower Loan discrimination lawsuit

The EEOC joined trans man Tristan Broussard’s discrimination lawsuit against Tower Loan as a plaintiff yesterday according to a press release According to EEOC’s lawsuit, Tristan Broussard began working as a manager-trainee in First Tower’s Lake Charles, La., office on March 4, 2013. While completing his employment paperwork on that date, he was required to produce […]

Dallas Man given probation for the murder of Trans woman Janette Tovar

Dallas Man given probation for the murder of Trans woman Janette Tovar

The man who beat Dallas transgender woman Janette Tovar to death in 2012 is set to receive 10 years of probation under a plea deal Tuesday. According to the Texas Observer her former boyfriend, Jonathan Stuart Kenney, 29, was released on bond after two months behind bars so his total time served for the confessed murder […]

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