Anti-LGBT violence

Paris gay couple say they were beaten amid rise in homophobic attacks

A gay couple in Paris say they were attacked and beaten for walking arm-in-arm in what LGBT advocates in the country say is indicative of a rise in anti-gay attacks in France since Parliament began debating a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage.

Federal officials "shocked" at transgender violence and discrimination in Puerto Rico

A leader and longtime activist of the Transexuales y Transgéneros en Marcha (TTM) recently met with a dozen or more officials within the Dept of Health and Human Services, as well as the Dept of Justice, to bring attention to the violence and discrimination the community is experiencing in Puerto Rico.

Remembering Dr. Gaurav Gopalan, 35, murdered in DC

This week, communities in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Maryland have organized candlelight vigils to mourn the loss of Dr. Gaurav Gopalan, a 35-year-old gay South Asian aeronautics engineer and theater artist who was murdered near his home in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., on Sept. 10, 2011.