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Two NYC Trans Women Assaulted, Man Charged With Hate Crime

Two NYC Trans Women Assaulted, Man Charged With Hate Crime

Patrick O’Meara, 38, yelled anti-trans slurs at two transgender women as they entered the McDonald’s at 82nd St. near Roosevelt Ave. in Jackson Heights at about 4:30 p.m. on Friday. He called the women “b–ches” and “f-ggots” and attacked them, pushing one woman to the ground and punching and kicking her, police said. He briefly […]

Transgender woman dragged from home and beaten

Transgender woman dragged from home and beaten

  Five men dragged a transgender woman from her mother’s home Dec 27th and recorded themselves beating her. The cowardly attack which occurred in the town of Wanderlândia, Tocantins, Brazil over an alleged theft of a cell phone wasn’t reported to police until the 29th. The victim’s mother, Maria de Lourdes da Silva, told Gay […]

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 […]

Centre For Hate Studies Launches New Animation

Centre For Hate Studies Launches New Animation

The Leicester based Centre For Hate Studies has launched a new animated short to try and highlight the effect of people who suffer verbal abuse, harassment and physical attacks because of who they are. The animation takes the time to look at someone who is transgender, gay, disabled and of an ethnic minority. Real people […]

Two Transgender Women Stoned in The Streets in Germany

Two Transgender Women Stoned in The Streets in Germany

Two transgender women stoned whilst walking in the street in Dortmund, Germany, simply for being trans. The two victims, only identified as Elisa, 37, and Yasmine, 50, told police how three teenagers grabbed their hair and breasts and attacked them. ‘Within seconds, they were pushing us around.  It was only then that I realised what […]

Trial for the murder of beloved trans activist Diana Sacayán to proceed

Trial for the murder of beloved trans activist Diana Sacayán to proceed

Femicide charges were confirmed allowing the trial to proceed for the murder of trans woman Diana Sacayán. Argentina femicide criminal code allows no mitigating factors to be introduced when the crime is perpetrated someone who had an intimate relationship with the victim. The Constitutional Court agreed with the judge Gustavo Pierreti, who said Gabriel David Marino and Félix […]

Trans woman beaten and burned in Curitiba, Brazil

Trans woman beaten and burned in Curitiba, Brazil

A group of young men beat a transgender woman then poured gas on her burning her badly early Sunday morning. The attack happened  at corner of Victor Ferreira do Amaral Avenue and Paul Kissula in the Tarumã district, of Curitiba, Brazil. The atrocious act against the unidentified trans woman, aged 37, took place around 2 am Sunday, […]

Transgender Woman Targeted in Pipe Bomb Attack

Transgender Woman Targeted in Pipe Bomb Attack

On Saturday 3rd October 27 year old transgender woman Rachel Keys was sitting at home alone watching television when an explosion rocked her home and left her covered in shattered glass.  It transpired that her Belfast home was the target of a pipe bomb attack in what police are calling a ‘sectarian hate crime’. ‘I […]

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Trans Inquiry – Transgender Hate Crime With Professor Neil Chakraborti

Tuesday 8th September saw the first day of the Trans Inquiry being led by parliaments Women’s and Equalities Committee, where they took evidence from healthcare professionals, criminal experts and members of the trans community. I’ve seen some criticism over the inquiry, about the reasons why it’s being held or the people involved (or rather the […]

Jerusalem Pride Attacker Charged With Murder

Jerusalem Pride Attacker Charged With Murder

Last month during the Jerusalem Pride march a knife wielding man went on a rampage, attacking several people that left five wounded and 16-year-old Shira Banki dead.  Today an Israeli court has charged the man with murder. Yischai Schlissel, who was released from prison just weeks before the Pride attack for having attacked the same […]

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