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07/12/2011 04:03 pm ET | Updated Sep 11, 2011

Violent Anti-LGBT Crimes Up 13 Percent: Report

An 18-year-old gay man from Texas allegedly slain by a high-school classmate who believed his friend was making advances toward him; a 31-year-old transgender woman from Pennsylvania found dead with a pillowcase around her head; and a 24-year-old lesbian from Florida purportedly killed by her girlfriend's father, who disapproved of the relationship.

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