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Police in the Uzbek capital Tashkent say they have detained two men in connection with the brutal murder of a young gay man in the country where homosexuality is officially considered a crime. Shavkatov had said that he was gay on Instagram. He left the club late at night with two men, Aziz said, and went to an apartment in Tashkent where he most likely was attacked and eventually killed.
Police have charged a Detroit man with murdering three people — two gay men and a transgender woman — in what authorities say was an anti-gay attack over Memorial Day weekend. Robinson was charged Thursday with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of assault with intent to kill. Knott referred to the recent spate of murders of black trans women across the country, which she called an "unfortunate epidemic that we have not figured out a way to address. Last December, Kelly Stough, a year-old black trans woman, was killed in Detroit.
The history of violence against LGBT people in the United States is made up of assaults on gay menlesbiansbisexualand transgender individuals LGBTlegal responses to such violence, and hate crime statistics in the United States of America. People who are perceived to be LGBT may also be targeted. The violence that has occurred over the existence of the LGBT community has been very extensive considering how long the incidents have occurred.
The brutal killing of a year-old gay man in Uzbekistan's capital, Tashkent, last week has raised concerns within the local lesbian and gay community, which has been largely ostracized in the predominantly Muslim Central Asian country. The body of Shokir Shavkatov was found in an apartment in Tashkent on September 12, just days after he "came out" as gay in an Instagram post. Police say he suffered "several" knife wounds on his "neck and arms," and an officer said his throat had been cut so deeply he was nearly decapitated.
Dhaka police's counter-terrorism unit filed the charge-sheet against the eight men, saying they were members of Ansar al Islam, deputy commissioner of police Mohibul Islam Khan told AFP. Mr Xulhaz Mannan, publisher of Bangladesh's first magazine for the gay and lesbian community, and fellow activist Mahbub Tonoy were hacked to death in a Dhaka apartment in April by unidentified men carrying machetes and guns. Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent AQIS said it was behind the killings of the men, both aged 35, who it said had worked to "promote homosexuality" in Bangladesh.
A Detroit man has been charged in an attempted robbery and shooting that left one gay man dead and another critically injured. The incident is the latest in a string of attacks against gay men targeted through a popular LGBTQ dating app. Prosecutors allege the victims were targeted due to their sexual orientation and that Nelson, 26, used Grindr to "locate the victims," according to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.
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Lawmakers in three other states approved similar bans this year. Assemblyman Daniel J. The legislation, which was approved during Pride Month and as New York prepared to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, was the culmination of an effort that started when Mr. Hoylman introduced a similar bill in