Two transgender women in D.C. were stabbed on August 26. One of the victims, Tyli'a "NaNa Boo" Mack, was killed.
The DC LGBT community held a vigil to honor her life and to condemn the anti-LGBT violence that occurs every single day across the country. Of particular note, is the speech by Chris Farris, co-chair of Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV,) urging DC Mayor Adrian Fenty to end his silence on hate crimes against the LGBT community.
The video below is from the Washington Blade.