A new report out this week found that violence against LGBT individuals is on the rise nationally, with certain segments of the population disproportionately affected.
Lawrence King trial opening
The Los Angeles Times reports that opening arguments for the trial of Brandon McInerney, charged with the 2008 murder of his classmate Lawrence King in Oxnard, Calif.
This past spring, the American Bar Association launched a social-media campaign that encourages adults in the legal community and beyond to recognize the impact, both positive and negative, they can have on struggling LGBT youth.
Wisconsin domestic partnerships upheld
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Circuit Court Judge Daniel Moeser ruled on June 20 that the state’s domestic partner registry does not violate the state constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage.