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Hate crimes cause fear in LGBTQ community

September 6th, 2019

Source: ABC7​

"The fear of being targeted based on sexual orientation or preference is always in the back of their mind, according to some members of the LGBTQ community. The question is, how can we extinguish those fears?"

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Pride Passes the Torch

February 28th, 2019

Source: Florida Weekly​

"The Charlotte County Pride Festival drew around 3,000 people in January to Laishley Park, to enjoy food, live music and community.

Halfway through the festival, after the performances by the drag queens, Pride’s officers took the stage. All Rainbow and Allied Youth, the LGBTQ youth organization, stood next to them."

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Trans woman found dead in Florida: another hate crime?

September 12th, 2018

Source: LGBTQ Nation​

"The body of Londonn Moore was discovered in Florida and local community leaders are calling it a potential hate crime."

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Florida sees fifth murder of black transgender woman with killing of Londonn Moore

September 17th, 2018

Source: Orlando Weekly​

"A black transgender woman was shot to death in North Port last week, making her the fifth trans woman to be murdered in Florida within the past seven months."

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A timeline of the five black transgender women killed in Florida in 2018

September 25th, 2018

Source: Mic​

"2018 has been a particularly deadly year for Florida’s transgender community. Five killings of trans women of color have been reported as of late September. The high number of deaths has unsettled activists, especially in the city of Jacksonville, where three of the five homicides took place."

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Black Transgender Woman Shot and Killed in Possible Hate Crime

September 12th, 2018

Source: Logo​

"London Moore, 20, is remembered by her parents, who are "broken-hearted" by her death."

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Charlotte County’s youth are getting political

August 9th, 2018

Source: Florida Weekly

"About 300 people waited under the pavilion on Tuesday, June 26, in Punta Gorda’s Laishley Park for one of the rarer political events in Charlotte County. Chats about the upcoming midterm election and the latest school shooting were all the buzz."

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Here are the transgender people murdered in 2018

March 28th, 2018

Source: LGBTQ Nation​

"2018 has been a deadly year for the transgender community. Here are the trans people known to have been killed in the United States."

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