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A man has been arrested in connection to three murders, including that of Muhlaysia Booker, 23, a Black transgender woman. The Dallas Police Department arrested Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 34, who has been charged with three counts of homicide. “During the investigation of two other homicides, detectives realized Lyles drove the same type of car that is believed to have picked up Muhlaysia Booker on May 18, 2019,” said Dallas police officer Max Geron. “We don’t know the motive for murder at...

Former JR’s manager and bartender, Carter Young (image via Carter Young’s Facebook page) This article has been updated with a response from Daniel Heredia, the Dallas resident who first posted Facebook videos of his trans friend being kicked out of JR’s. Last week, Queerty was first LGBTQ news outlet to report on an incident in which JR’s, one of the largest gay bars on Dallas’ gay strip, kicked out a trans female patron for seemingly no reason. Now, after being...

Just days after the story of a transgender woman kicked out of a Dallas gay bar for no reason captured national attention, the bar has announced the firing of the on-duty manager who handled the incident. JR’s Bar & Grill released a statement on June 6 announcing that the manager on duty that night had been fired for his role in handling the confrontation. “After reviewing the situation and gathering statements from the parties involved,” the owners said in a statement,...

A still from Heredia’s video of his trans friend being ejected and shoved by bar security.Last night, Dallas, Texas resident Daniel Heredia posted a video showing his trans female friend Blair Jirousek being kicked out of JR’s, one of the largest gay bars on the city’s gay strip, for seemingly no reason. In a public Facebook post, Heredia wrote that when he, Jirousek and another friend walked up to the bar to order drinks, the bartender (who was also the...

A second black transgender woman was found dead over the weekend in Dallas. This past Saturday, police found the body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, in White Rock Lake after someone called police to report a body in the lake. At a press conferences, Police Chief U. Reneé Hall said Lindsey’s body had “obvious signs of homicidal violence.” Hall said that Dallas Police have reached out to the FBI to help with the investigation because of a possible connection to another trans woman...

Daniel Jenkins and Daryl HenryPolice have charged two men in Dallas with the attack and robbery of gay men they targeted on Grindr. Law enforcement officials say Daryl Henry (22) and Daniel Jenkins (20) lured men for dates using the popular gay social app only to beat, rob and in some cases rape victims. The attacks occurred in late 2017. Prosecutors unsealed the indictment–which charges both with violating federal hate crime laws–this week. Court documents detail how Henry and Jenkins targeted men...

A new mural depicting the transgender pride flag along with portraits of Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera is taking shape in a Dallas suburb. The mural marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, and is believed to be the largest transgender-specific mural in America. The mural, painted on the side of a tattoo and piercing shop on Cedar Springs Road, is the brainchild of artist Brian Kenny. “I wanted this mural to be a positive reinforcement that we are...

A Texas artist has unveiled a new mural dedicated to the transgender heroes of the Stonewall Riots. Artist Brian Kenny designed and painted the mural as a monument celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. The painting, located in Dallas, is said to be the largest transgender-themed mural in the US. “This mural represents the trans women of color who were key figures in that riot and also key figures in the start of the queer liberation movement,” Kenny told...

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