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LGBT violence

2014 transgender violence statistics sobering thus far

As the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia approaches on May 17, the Transgender Violence Tracking Portal (TVTP) has released its first report -- in the first four months of 2014, 102 acts of violence against transgender people have been logged.

Cartoonist fired, student newspaper apologizes for anti-gay cartoon

The Arizona Daily Wildcat, the student-run daily newspaper at the University of Arizona, has issued an apology and fired the cartoonist after publishing an editorial cartoon that critics said advocated violence against LGBT people.

UN reports on violent attacks on LGBT people in Iraq

"It is clear that LGBT persons in Iraq have nowhere to turn. Hunted by religious extremists, ignored by the police and unable to ask their families for help, many have sought to resettle outside of the country. While reports of violence have subsided for the time being, LGBT individuals still face daily persecution."

Hondurans demand inquiry into 51 LGBT murders in past 6 years

The Honduran protesters accused the government of maintaining total silence and impunity in the slayings. The United Nations has also weighed in on the situation, asking Honduras to protect the LGBT community and investigate the murders.

The ugly truth about domestic violence

Learn the facts on domestic violence and what to do if you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship.