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ICE Deletes Surveillance Video Needed to Investigate the Death of Trans Woman Asylum-Seeker

Key surveillance video evidence in the death of a transgender woman who sought asylum in New Mexico appears to have been deleted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, according to a BuzzFeed report. Roxsana Hernández Rodriguez’s death was under investigation after her family retained an attorney to file a…

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Suspect Arrested in Hate Crime Shooting of Latin Transgender Woman in Dallas

A 35-year-old unidentified Latin transgender woman was seriously injured after being shot multiple times in northwest Dallas on Friday night. Dallas police are treating the incident as a hate crime because the suspect in the attack, 29-year-old Domingo Ramirez-Cavente, admitted to shouting transphobic slurs before shooting the victim. She was shot along a four-lane road with apartment complexes and businesses, according…

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Another Black Transgender Woman Found Burned to Death in Car

Bee Love Slater, a black, transgender 23-year-old from South Florida was found burned to death on September 4. In the early morning hours, Hendry County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene to see flames overtaking a PT Cruiser parked in the grass in a rural Florida neighborhood in Harlem. Slater…

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Proposed Labor Department Rule Would Grant Federal Contractor Employers Religious Exemption from Discrimination Claims

A proposed rule under President Trump’s Department of Labor would give certain federal contractors the right to discriminate against people based on religious views. The proposal caused an uproar after the Labor Department announced it earlier this month, mainly because the implications of the rule would likely disproportionately affect LGBTQ…

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Tracy Single is 16th Transgender Person Murdered In 2019

Tracy Single is the 16th transgender woman to be murdered in 2019 alone. Single, who was Black and only 22 years old, was found dead in a Memorial City parking lot on July 30, according to the Houston Police Department. “We are devastated by the loss of Tracy,” Houston Police…