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Kayla Gilchrist Jones, who spent four years working as a sex worker, said the police were aggressive and dismissive when she became the victim of sexual violence

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach

CRIME | By Juliet Linderman | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
Several unsolved killings of transgender women in Baltimore have cast fresh light on tensions between the LGBT community and police.

San Francisco police released this video image of a person of interest in connection with the death of Bryan Higgins.

Witness Describes Attack on Gay Man

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 30
Almost a week after releasing photos of a person of interest in the death of a San Francisco gay man, police still have not made any arrests.

Ban on 'Gay Panic' Defense Heads to Calif. Governor

CRIME | Aug 28
Defendants could not escape murder charges by claiming they panicked when they discovered someone was gay or transgender under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Mark David Chapman

Parole Denied Yet Again for John Lennon's Killer

CRIME | Aug 25
John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.

Ali Muhammad Brown

Seattle Man: I Killed Gay Men, Others to Get Revenge on US

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 25
The Seattle man who confessed in June to killing two gay men he met via a gay hookup app, says he killed them and two others to get revenge on the United States over military actions in the Middle East.

Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Is Accused Killer Using Social Media to Stay Ahead of the Law?

CRIME | By AP | Aug 23
Ramsey County authorities say the man suspected of shooting and killing his former lover early last week is likely relying on social media to find shelter while on the run from authorities.

Retailers Beware: Virus May Lurk in Cash Registers

CRIME | By Alicia A. Caldwell and Jeff Horowitz | Aug 23
More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.

Trans teen Riley Matthew Moscatel committed suicide

Trans Teen Commits Suicide, Says He's 'Prisoner Of My Own Body'

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
On Monday, August 18, a transgender teen from the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area committed suicide by stepping in front of a fast-moving train.

Detroit Police Investigate Connections Between Shootings of LGBT Men

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Police in Detroit are investigating whether or not recent shootings (one fatal) of three men had anything to do with their sexuality.

Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 21
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

Gabriel Hernandez, 8, was allegedly murdered by his mother and her boyfriend. (handout,)

Abuse of Boy Battered to Death By Mother Who Called Him 'Gay' Described in Court

CRIME | Aug 21
Graphic grand jury testimony reveals details of the abuse suffered by an 8-year-old Los Angeles County boy who was allegedly battered to death by his mother and her boyfriend who called him gay.