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"Less Than Full Justice" for Murdered Transgender Teen (tags)
Almost three years after the brutal murder of transgender teen Gwen Araujo in Northern California, a Haywood jury finally convicted two of the defendants in their second trial. The jury hung as to a third defendant, however.
WeHo: Transgenders Protest Araujo Non-Verdict (tags)
Transgenders and their allies marched in West Hollywood Wednesday night to protest the hung jury result in the Bay Area trial of the murders of Gwen Araujo
The Politics of Silence (tags)
Transgender women of color are disproportionately target for the most violent of hate crimes. 35 years ago, their outrage at New York City policemen sparked the gay liberation movement. Now, as the Gwen Araujo case stalls in a mistrial, most mainstream LGB group seem to have forgotten.
Gwen Araujo Mistrial: Town Hall & Demonstration (tags)
the jury that heard the case against the murderers of Gwen Araujo, the young transgender women who was killed last year in Newark, California, were unable to agree on a verdict and the judge was forced to declare a mistrial.
Transgenders: We Ho to March vs. Hate as No Cal Jury Deliberates (tags)
As a jury in Hayward decides the fate of 3 accused in the Transgender "Emmet Till" murder case, West Hollywood anti-hate activists will march Friday evening.
Will Murdered Transgender Teen Be Tried Postmortem? (tags)
Attorneys for defendants in Northern California trial for 2002 murder of Transgender woman plans a "blame the victim" defense.
Araujo Murder Trial Scheduled to Begin April 5 (tags)
On October 3, 2002, 17-year-old Gwen Araujo was slowly and brutally murdered at a party after young men with whom she had previously had sex discovered that she was anatomically male. After finishing their "Tony Soprano-type" hit, they drove the teen's body to a site over 150 miles away and buried her in a shallow grave.
Hate Crime Wave Drifts North: Bay Area Teens Slay Transgender Girl, Age 17 (tags)
The recent wave of hate crimes against queer folk has worsened, and spread to Northern California, as the following LA Times story reports: