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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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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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Arrest Made in Murder of Transgender Woman Zoe Spears

Zoe Spears, a transgender woman, was found shot to death on a sidewalk in a suburb outside of Washington, D.C. on June 13. She was found at the same intersection as another murdered transgender woman, Ashanti Carmon, who was friends with Spears. Prince George’s County police announced Thursday that they…