Two Decades After Brandon Teena's Murder, a Look Back at Falls City

Eager to come to terms with his department's tragic mishandling of the rape that led to the murder on New Year's Eve in 1993, a small-town sheriff welcomes LGBT-sensitivity training.


Brandon Teena, left, with Lana Tisdel in an undated photo (Associated Press

Twenty years ago in a little Nebraskan town called Falls City, a handsome 21-year-old transman with big blue eyes was brutally beaten, raped and murdered in one of the most heinous hate crimes in American history.

His name was Brandon Teena


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