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Fox 2 Detroit: “Name changes, fingerprints, filing fees – for the transgender community, transitioning can be tedious” – November 2019
Out Magazine: “This Man Will Face Trial in Killing of Three LGBTQ+ People” – November 2019
Fox 2 Detroit: “Transgender advocate leads trauma and recovery program” – October 2019
Fox 2 Detroit: “Name changes, fingerprints, filing fees – for the transgender community, transitioning can be tedious” – October 2019
WILX 10: “Ingham County Prosecutor adopts policy on gender identity” – September 2019
WDIV ClickOnDetroit: “2 Detroit men charged in murder of gay man” – July 2019
CNN: “Two men in Detroit were shot for being gay, prosecutors say” – July 2019
WDET: “Detroit Leaders Advocate to Stop Violence Against Transgender Women of Color” – June 2019
USA Today: “Detroit man charged in triple homicide targeting LGBTQ community: 2 gay men, 1 transgender woman murdered” – June 2019
ABC News: “Not enough ‘outrage’ in wake of rampant anti-transgender murders: Activists” – May 2019
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: “The Justice Project – Uncover Season 3: The Village” – May 2019
MLive: “Judge orders Detroit area pastor to be tried for murder in transgender woman’s death” – April 2019
PrideSource: “Fair Michigan Justice Project to Partner with Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office” – March 2019
WDIV ClickOnDetroit: “Man sentenced for brutal beating, strangling, burning of gay Detroit man in 2013” – March 2019
Detroit News: “Detroit man sentenced in murder of transgender woman” – January 2019
Fox 2 Detroit: “Transgender advocate leads trauma and recovery program” – January 2019
Fox 2 Detroit: “Prosecutor: Pastor waited hour to call 911 after shooting transgender woman” – January 2019
Detroit News: “Man sentenced to life for murder of gay man in Detroit” – December 2018
WXYZ Detroit ABC: “New details emerge in case of pastor charged with murdering transgender woman” – December 2018
Detroit News: “Sterling Heights man, 46, charged in slaying of transgender woman in Detroit” – December 2018
Detroit News: “2 men charged in armed robbery, wounding of trans woman” – November 2017
Fox 2 Detroit: “Transgender activists sound off on Trump’s military ban” – July 2017
Michigan Radio: “Wayne County may have national model for prosecuting crimes against LGBTQ community” – July 2017
The Detroit News: “Wayne Co. expands effort to protect LGBTQ community” – June 2017
The Detroit News: “Port Huron man gets 15-30 years for 2010 Detroit rape” – June 2017
The Times Herald: “Port Huron man convicted of two rapes in Detroit” – June 2017
Interlochen Public Radio: “In Trump era, Michigan advocates say protecting LGBT rights has to be a state issue” – May 2017
Detroit News: “Man pleads guilty in shooting of transgender prostitute” – May 2017
Detroit News: “LGBTQ crime victims get help to tell their stories” – April 2017
PrideSource: “Transgender Women of Color Need Access to Public Resources, Better Allies” – March 2017
Detroit News: “Old rape kits lead to charges for Port Huron man” – January 2017
MLive: “Detroit man accused of shooting transgender woman in the face” – January 2017
Detroit Jewish News: “Dana Nessel won’t quit fighting for the rights of the LGBTQ community” – January 2017
PrideSource: “Fair Michigan Justice Project Ends 2016 with Five Convictions” – December 2016
WDIV ClickOnDetroit: “Detroit woman charged with abusing daughter for lesbian love letter” – November 2016
WDIV ClickOnDetroit: “Detroit man pleads guilty to threatening gay man with gun” – November 2016
PrideSource: “First Transgender Interaction Policy Created in Michigan” – November 2016
WXYZ Detroit ABC: “Online scam targeting LGBT community rises to level of hate crime” – November 2016
Fox 2 Detroit News: “Group that handles Detroit crimes against LGBT communities needs support” – August 2016
Detroit News: “Detroit chat raises LGBT concerns, questions, resources” – August 2016
WDIV ClickOnDetroit: “New team will investigate hate crimes against LGBTQ community” – July 2016
Fox 2 Detroit News: “Investigator, prosecutor to help Michigan law enforcement for hate crimes against LGBTQ community” – July 2016

Detroit Free Press: “Special unit to investigate crimes against LGBTQ people” – July 2016

Detroit News: “Group to handle Detroit crimes against LGBTQ community” – July 2016

WXYZ Detroit ABC: “New effort to bring justice to crimes against LGBTQ community” – July 2016

WWJ CBS: “New Emphasis Within DPD To Investigate, Prosecute Crimes Against LGBT Community” – July 2016

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