Topics :: crime

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

UK Dad Arrested For Anti-Gay Facebook Post, Says He's Not Homophobic

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A British dad arrested for his July 14 anti-gay rant on Facebook says he's not homophobic -- he was just having a bad day.

SF Accounting Prof. Accused of Making Toilet Spy Videos

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
A former San Francisco accounting professor has been accused of video recording men and women as they used the bathroom in his Castro district home.

Trial Begins in Park Death

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Aug 2, 2014
A man accused of murder for fatally choking another man during a sexual encounter in Buena Vista Park in 2011 is "a sweet kid" who was involved in "a terrible accident," his attorney said this week as the trial in the killing opened.

Naked Gay Man Plunges to Death From London Balcony

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 1, 2014
A gay doctor fell four stories from the balcony of his London apartment to his death this week.

D.C. Arsonist Says He Doesn't Hate Gays, He Was Just Drunk

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
A former D.C. resident who pled guilty to setting a fire in the gay nightclub Neighbours on New Year's Eve said he doesn't hate gays, he was just drunk.

Nigeria Says 'Gay Cross-Dresser' Led Bombing Attack That Kills 80

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
Nigeria's State Security Service arrested a "clearly homosexual cross-dresser" as the suspected mastermind behind the attempted suicide bombing attack on former dictator Major General Muhammadu Buhari.

Fox Commenter Fired for Saying UCSB Shooter was Secretly Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Fox News commenter Dr. Robi Ludwig has begun losing gigs after speculating that UCSB shooter Elliot Rodger was driven to kill by his secret gayness.

CA Lesbian Couple Charged with Starving Kids

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A female Salinas couple is facing charges that they starved and neglected their three children, including allegedly chaining one to a wall.