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Transgender Woman's Slaying in Philadelphia Believed to Be 20th This Year in US
Keisha Jenkins, a 22-year-old transgender woman from Philadelphia, was recently beaten and shot to death by a group of men, according to police, who said they are investigating whether her gender identity played a role in the slaying. Jenkins is at least the 20th trans woman killed in the United
Orlando Massacre Spurs Grief and Fear for LGBT Americans
The gay, lesbian and transgender community has seen violence before, from Harvey Milk to Matthew Shepard , and an ever-lengthening list of transgender women. But never anything like this. Sunday's massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, grimly changed the equation, stirring communal fears
After Massacre, Grief and Security Fears for LGBT Americans
For years, gay, lesbian and transgender Americans have been sounding the alarm about hate crimes directed at them, with mixed results in terms of legislation and public support
A Look at Violence at Gay Venues
The deadly shooting early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, follows several incidents of violence against individuals and gay venues
Kelly Ripa on Receiving Award From GLAAD
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AOL Tech Guru Steve Johnson Seeks Justice for Gay Brother's Killing
Boston Internet pioneer Steve Johnson said he was convinced early on that his younger brother's death more than two decades ago was not a suicide, but murder –- the result of a gay-bashing incident in Australia. In December 1988, Scott Johnson was celebrating the completion of his doctorate in
Fred Phelps, Founder of Anti-Gay Westboro Church, Dead at 84
Phelps and members of Westboro Baptist Church picketed the funerals of slain soldiers and Matthew Shepard.
Are Secret Clinton White House Tapes Lost to History?
Among the thousands of pages of documents released by the Clinton Library recently, two had this tantalizing notation at the top: “Tape One, Side One.” That stamp appeared on transcripts of two conversations Bill Clinton had behind closed doors with aides inside the Oval Office. They...
Obama Steps On Vlad's Victory Vote
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A HIGH STAKES GAME OF TELEPHONE: The U.S. and allies are poised to respond to Crimea’s vote to leave Ukraine and join Russia, possibly announcing tough diplomatic and economic sanctions against Moscow as early as today. President Obama spoke with...