The body of Nina Pop, 28, was discovered inside of her apartment in Sikeston, Missouri. Police say she had been stabbed several times.
The Human Rights Campaign has called on the former New York City mayor to apologize for the comments he made just last year.
On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, these activists have launched the #AllofMeAlltheTime campaign to acknowledge all their identities as queer Black women.
Washington is the fifth transgender person in the U.S. this year, known to have been killed using deadly force—all were Black trans women.
The Department of Health and Human Services is leading efforts to define sex as an unchangeable condition determined by genitalia at birth.