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Trans Girl's Friend Helps Stop Stabbing Attack on D.C. Metro

Trans Girl’s Friend Helps Stop Stabbing Attack on D.C. Metro

by Aura Bogado on July 31 2014, 11:46AM

She’s expected to make a full recovery.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Trigger Warnings and Free Speech On Campus. Discuss.

Trigger Warnings and Free Speech On Campus. Discuss.

by Carla Murphy on May 20 2014, 10:30AM

What can (can’t) you say, anymore?

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

A Portrait of a Town Where Attacking Latinos Was Sport

A Portrait of a Town Where Attacking Latinos Was Sport

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2013, 7:00AM

Journalist Mirta Ojito revisits the brutal killing of Marcelo Lucero in her new book, ‘Hunting Season.’

Topics: Immigration

Transgender Woman Beaten to Death in Harlem

Transgender Woman Beaten to Death in Harlem

by Jamilah King on August 23 2013, 7:27AM

Islan Nettles was a 21-year-old aspiring fashion designer.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

5 Ways to Be Safe, Supportive and Proud

5 Ways to Be Safe, Supportive and Proud

by Jamilah King on June 27 2013, 7:56AM

Sadly, violence against LGBT people has made grim headlines lately. But there’s nothing new in the trend, and people working with transgender communities of color in particular have developed strategies for dealing with it.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, LGBT Pride 2013

The Post-Boston Islamophobic Hate Crimes Have Begun

The Post-Boston Islamophobic Hate Crimes Have Begun

by Julianne Hing on April 18 2013, 4:22PM

We have been here before.

Topics: /NOW

Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooter Bought His 9MM Gun Legally

Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooter Bought His 9MM Gun Legally

by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 2:22PM

As did the shooter in the Aurora movie theater attack.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Horrific Death of Shaima Alawadi and the Many Lessons of Hate

The Horrific Death of Shaima Alawadi and the Many Lessons of Hate

by Mónica Novoa on March 30 2012, 9:53AM

The brutal slaying of a young Iraqi mother proves that hate language isn’t just about hurt feelings.

Topics: Drop the I-Word

White Teen Gets Life in Gruesome Mississippi Hate Crime

White Teen Gets Life in Gruesome Mississippi Hate Crime

by Jorge Rivas on March 23 2012, 11:39AM

One day after Deryl Dedmon was sentenced to two life terms in prison after pleading guilty to murder under a state hate crime law, he, and two other teens were charged and pleaded guilty in U.S.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Dharun Ravi's Finally Speaks Out, Denies He Caused Suicide

Dharun Ravi’s Finally Speaks Out, Denies He Caused Suicide

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2012, 5:26PM

Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, who was convicted last week of a hate crime for spying on his gay roommate’s date, will make his first primetime television interview on Friday night.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Dharun Ravi, Tyler Clementi and the Hard Work of Truly Stopping Bullies

Dharun Ravi, Tyler Clementi and the Hard Work of Truly Stopping Bullies

by Rinku Sen on March 21 2012, 9:33AM

If we really want to stop bullying, writes Rinku Sen, we can’t just do it from the back end in criminal courts. We have to affirmatively, proactively expand the rights of LGBT people, immigrants, people of color and women.

Topics: Bullying, Gender & Sexuality, Movement, Schools & Youth

Pass the Mic: Transgender Women in Chocolate City Tell Their Stories

Pass the Mic: Transgender Women in Chocolate City Tell Their Stories

by Akiba Solomon on December 2 2011, 10:51AM

Transgender women in the nation’s capitol are catching hell. But violence and bais isn’t the sum of people’s lives, so Akiba Solomon asked trans women of color in D.C. to tell their own stories. “I’m proud of my experiences,” says Danielle King. “Most importantly, I love myself.”

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality

Mississippi Hate Crimes Increase Even As Counties Underreport Stats

Mississippi Hate Crimes Increase Even As Counties Underreport Stats

by Jorge Rivas on November 29 2011, 12:36PM

Nationwide, hate crimes remained about the same, going from 6,604 in 2009 to 6,628 in 2010, according to the FBI. But activists say the real number is even higher.

Topics: Criminal Justice

New Report Calls Out Hate Speech on Talk Radio

New Report Calls Out Hate Speech on Talk Radio

by Mónica Novoa on November 9 2011, 10:22AM

Researchers at UCLA provide quantitative evidence that hate speech has real and often dangerous consequences for immigrant communities.

Topics: Bullying, Drop the I-Word

Teen Accused in James Anderson's Killing Linked to Other Hate Crimes

Teen Accused in James Anderson’s Killing Linked to Other Hate Crimes

by Jorge Rivas on October 28 2011, 10:44AM

Parents, students and now the Department of Justice say Deryl Dedmon has been involved in multiple hate crimes in Mississippi.

Topics: Criminal Justice

White Teen Accused in Hate Crime Killing of Black Man Says He Was 'Seeking Revenge'

White Teen Accused in Hate Crime Killing of Black Man Says He Was ‘Seeking Revenge’

by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2011, 12:47PM

The AP reports that Deryl Dedmon wanted payback for being robbed weeks earlier. James Craig Anderson payed the ultimate price.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Death Penalty

Death Penalty “Unlikely” for Mississisipi Teen Found Guilty of Running over James Anderson

by Jorge Rivas on September 23 2011, 1:21PM

Hinds County district attorney says he’ll likely grant the victim’s family’s wishes and spare the life of the teen found guilty of running over James Anderson.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Ten Years Since the Murder of Balbir Singh Sodhi, First 9/11 Hate Crime

Ten Years Since the Murder of Balbir Singh Sodhi, First 9/11 Hate Crime

by Jorge Rivas on September 15 2011, 4:41PM

It’s a sad reminder of the hate that followed 9/11.

Topics: 9/11 Anniv.

Family of James Anderson Opposes Death Penalty in Alleged Hate Crime

Family of James Anderson Opposes Death Penalty in Alleged Hate Crime

by Jorge Rivas on September 15 2011, 2:01PM

“The punishment for those with hate in their hearts should be one tempered with love,” says the family.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Baltimore Woman Caught Beating a Transwoman at McDonald's Learns Fate

Baltimore Woman Caught Beating a Transwoman at McDonald’s Learns Fate

by Akiba Solomon on September 14 2011, 10:16AM

Teonna Brown says she’s sorry. For Chrissy Polis, it’s too little, too late.

Topics: Gender

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