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Mourners of Murdered Trans Woman Fight for Justice

Black, Crime, Manhattan February 4, 2014 at 5:54 pm

Activists gathered outside NYPD headquarters last week to protest the handling of Islan Nettles’ case, Gay City News reports.

The Center for Anti-Violence Education's Gabriella Belfiglio leads the self-defense class in Harlem. (Photo by Shana Childs via The Uptowner)

Defense Classes After Transgender Death

Housing, LGBTQ, Manhattan September 17, 2013 at 5:29 pm

In the aftermath of the hate crime and death of transgender woman Islan Nettles, a self-defense class was offered to Harlemites, with a focus on situations pertinent to the LGBT community, reports The Uptowner.