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Filipino Family Wants US Marine in Local Jail During Trial

| By Oliver Teves | Friday Dec 19, 2014
A U.S. Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman he picked up in a bar was brought back Friday to the city where the attack occurred two months ago, and lawyers of the victim say they will seek his detention in a local jail during trial.

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Murder of LA Transwoman Marks a Dozen This Year

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez, who was shot and killed in South Los Angeles on December 3. The murder marks a dozen transgender people murdered this year.

UK Man Found Guilty of Manslaughter in 'Mummifying' Sex Act Case

| By Jason St. Amand | Dec 18
A British man was found guilty this week of the manslaughter of a chef who died during an unusual sex act.

San Antonio Gay Bar Workers Beaten in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Employees of the San Antonio, Texas gay bar, the Saint Showbar, said they were brutally beaten outside their place of employment in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 17, and they believe it was because they are gay.

Cosby Won't Be Charged Over Molestation Claim

| By Anthony McCartney | Dec 17
Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently claimed the comedian molested her around 1974.

Trio to Fight Gay Assault Case at Evidence Hearing

| Dec 16
Defense lawyers plan to challenge accusations that three young adults attacked a gay couple over their sexual orientation at a preliminary hearing.

Gay Café Manager Dies a Hero During Sydney Hostage Crisis

| By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A 34-year-old gay café manager was killed on early Tuesday morning, as he helped save lives during the harrowing hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia.

Suspects in Philly Gay Bashing Case Held for Trial

| Dec 16
A Philadelphia judge has ordered three young adults held for trial in a September confrontation with a gay couple that left one of the men with a broken jaw.

Update: 3 Held for Trial in Late-Night Fight With Gay Couple

| By Maryclaire Dale | Dec 16
A Philadelphia judge has ordered three young adults held for trial in a September confrontation with a gay couple that left one of the men with a broken jaw.

U.S. Marine Charged with Murder of Filipino Transgender Woman

| By Jim Gomez | Dec 15
Philippine government prosecutors charged a detained U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino transgender woman.

Protesters March with Message Against Excessive Force

| Dec 15
In Washington, protesters marched down Pennsylvania Avenue with the families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Families who lost loved ones at the hands of police led the Millions March in New York City.

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