20th November 2014
TDoR: 226 trans people have been killed in the past year 9
1:51 PM — Today marks the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and a project monitoring anti-trans killings has noted that 226 trans people have been killed in the past year.
16th November 2014
US: Noth Carolina man dies after being set on fire by gay hook-up 7
1:27 PM — A man from North Carolina has passed away, after he was set on fire by a man he met in a gay club.
12th November 2014
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
1st November 2014
Funeral held for transgender woman murdered by husband in Australia 4
5:41 PM — An Indonesian transgender woman who was brutally murdered and dismembered by her own husband has finally been laid to rest.
31st October 2014
Philippines: Trans woman stabbed 33 times – a week after Jennifer Laude case 4
11:33 AM — Another transgender woman was found murdered in the Philippines last week with 33 stab wounds on her body.
29th October 2014
US: Parents who beat 8-year-old to death because he played with dolls plea guilty 31
6:34 PM — The parents of an eight-year-old who beat him to death because he played with dolls have pleaded guilty and will face life imprisonment.
28th October 2014
Gay violence charity issues warning over hookup murders 1
5:34 PM — A violence charity has warned men using hookup apps to exercise caution, after a spate of killings.
Azerbaijan: 19-year-old slit her sister’s throat after finding out she was a lesbian 4
10:54 AM — Police in Azerbaijan have arrested a 19-year-old who says she was possessed by "a demon" when she killed her lesbian sister.
27th October 2014
Gay prostitute barred from giving evidence in Shrien Dewani murder trial 10
1:09 PM — A gay male escort has been stopped from giving evidence in the murder trial of British millionaire Shrien Dewani.
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of trans woman claims ‘no probable cause’ 3
12:19 PM — A US marine formally accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines said there was no basis to charge him, his lawyer told state prosecutors on Monday.
Australian newspaper makes second apology attempt after calling murdered trans woman ‘she-male’ 9
11:21 AM — A newspaper in Australia which came under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as “she-male” has once again attempted to apologise.
26th October 2014
Fiancé of murdered Filipino trans woman ‘rushed to hospital’ 3
5:55 PM — The German fiancé of a transgender woman who was murdered in the Philippines has reportedly been rushed to hospital.
24th October 2014
Philippines: Activists to hold ‘Day of Outrage’ over murder of trans woman Jennifer Laude
12:23 PM — Activists in the Philippines say the media attention of Jennifer Laude's murder signals "a slow movement towards bringing transgender issues to the mainstream," and are set to campaign today to push for justice.
23rd October 2014
Candlelight vigil held in US for murdered Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude 1
11:04 AM — A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco recently calling for justice over the Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude, who is believed to have been murdered by a US marine.
22nd October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder ‘unaware’ victim was trans 32
5:28 PM — A US marine formally charged with murder was initially "unaware" she was trans, a witness has told the Senate.
US: Equal marriage comes to Laramie, 16 years after Matthew Shepard murder 7
12:08 PM — Same-sex marriage has come to the town of Laramie, Wyoming - 16 years after the homophobic murder of Matthew Shepard.
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder moved to Filipino headquarters
11:47 AM — The US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman has been moved to the Philippines' military headquarters, although still remains under United States custody.
21st October 2014
Philippines: US marine accused of trans woman’s murder fails to appear for investigation 7
2:49 PM — The Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines has said it is "disappointed" the US marine formally charged with the murder of a trans woman had failed to appear for today's preliminary investigation.
20th October 2014
Philippines: Mother of murdered trans woman vows to forgive charged US marine if he confesses 1
5:26 PM — The mother of a murdered transgender woman has said she is willing to forgive the US marine accused of killing her daughter, but pledged to continue to fight for justice.