Trans Activist Charged with Assault on West Hollywood Street

West Hollywood, California – A video released by the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station has revealed a violent attack on a Block by Block ambassador in the early morning hours of Thursday, February 15, 2024. One of the attackers, identified as West Hollywood resident and trans activist Annie Jump Vicente, was arrested that night and is … Read more

Kidnapping and Murder of Hmong American Activist in Colombia Raises Concerns Over Dating App Safety

Medellín, Colombia – Colombian officials have announced the imprisonment of three individuals in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hmong American comedian and activist Tou Ger Xiong, whose body was discovered near Medellín. The suspects, two men, and a woman, have been charged with aggravated kidnapping for extortion and aggravated homicide in Xiong’s death … Read more

Transgender Rights Activist and Senate Hopeful Samantha Carolina Gomes Fonseca Tragically Murdered in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – A transgender rights activist and Senate hopeful was tragically murdered on Sunday in the borough of Xochimilco, Mexico City. Samantha Carolina Gomes Fonseca, a trans woman and aspiring Senate candidate for the ruling Morena party, was shot and killed while traveling in a vehicle connected to a ridesharing company, the Mexico … Read more

Tragedy Strikes: Mexican LGBT Activist Miriam Ríos Murdered in Michoacán

Mexico City, Mexico – Mexican LGBT groups are calling for justice after the murder of Miriam Ríos, a transgender member of the opposition Civic Movement (MC) party in the state of Michoacán. Ríos was fatally shot in the streets of the municipality of Jacona, prompting outrage and demands for action from the LGBTQ+ community and … Read more

Activist Calls for Prosecution of Mother in Teen Girl’s Murder for Harbouring Fugitive

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Activist Terneille Burrows is calling for authorities to take action against the mother of a teen girl who was fatally shot in her home. The police commissioner revealed that the mother was harboring a fugitive at the time of her daughter’s death, and Burrows called the act “egregious.” The fugitive, Gamaliel … Read more