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October 4, 2014

Victim was trying to run from three men when she was shot point blank in the head

A vigil will be held in the East Hollywood area of Los Angeles Friday night (3 October) to remember a transgender woman who was shot to death during a robbery earlier this week.

The name of the 47-year-old victim has not yet been released pending the notification of her family.

The details of the cold-blooded crime are chilling.

Early Thursday (2 October) morning, the victim was walking down a street when an altercation began with three men.

May 10, 2013

Vigils and Sunday services will be held by churches of all faith in Italy to support International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Religious Italians are celebrating International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) on 17 May by connecting churches of all faith in a prayer vigil.

For the first time since the vigils began, seven years ago, Catholic churches will host events.

June 30, 2012

Donations come in for injured Texan lesbian

Donations are coming in for Mary Christine Chapa, the 18 year old lesbian injured in a shooting.

Chapa and her girlfriend, Mollie Judith Olgin, as reported by NBC Latino, were found in a Portland, Texas park approximately a week ago. Both sustained gun shot wounds to the head. Olgin, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene. Chapa was taken to a local hospital, where she is making an 'amazing recovery.'

June 14, 2012

'What you’re doing is so important, both to remember those gone and also to ensure those alive keep living much longer than Rock was able to'

Screen legend Doris Day, now 88, surprised the nearly 3,000 AIDS LifeCycle riders and volunteers over the weekend when she sent a personal message that was read to the group during a candlelight vigil on the last night of their ride.

Day, star of such film classics as Pillow Talk, Calamity Jane and The Man Who Knew Too Much, had a friend who was riding in the 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles.