Virginia just became the 12th state to officially ban gay and trans panic defences

Virginia has become the 12th state to ban the gay and trans “panic” defence, with governor Ralph Northam signing the bill into law on Wednesday (31 March). The move coincided with International Transgender Day of Visibility and marked a large step forward in LGBT+ rights in the state. The so-called “panic” defence is a legal … Continue reading Virginia just became the 12th state to officially ban gay and trans panic defences