Alex Cooper

Prominent Russian LGBTI Activist Stabbed to Death

A prominent Russian LGBTI activist was found dead in St. Petersburg on Sunday, according to activists and local media. The woman, Yelena Gregoryeva, 41, was an outspoken and prominent activist in the city. Authorities on Sunday said they [...]

UK Sees 81 Percent Rise in Transphobic Hate Crimes

Hate crimes against transgender people in England, Scotland and Wales have risen 81 percent, the BBC reported last week. The news service obtained the data from 36 out of 44 police departments throughout Great Britain. The data showed an increase to [...]