Topics :: anti-gay vandalism

Trailer Park Up in Arms After Lesbian Grandma Harassed

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
When vandals spray-painted "Die Dyke" on the side of the home of a lesbian grandmother in Rainier, Oregon, her neighbors were right there to support her, with some saying they suspected the new manager of the trailer park as being behind the harassment.

Dallas Police Look into ’666’ Graffiti on Landmarks as Hate Crime

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Dallas police are investigating the tagging of a gay community landmark and other locations with "666" in red spray paint as a possible hate crime.

Australian Gay Club Vandalized With Homophobic Slurs

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 13, 2013
A popular gay nightclub in Sydney, Australia, was vandalized with anti-gay graffiti in broad daylight.

Wheelchair-Bound Minn. Man Charged With Vandalizing Pro-Gay Church

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 7, 2013
A man has been arrested and charged in Maple Grove, Minn., a town of 61,567 located just 17 miles north-west of Minneapolis, for vandalizing a pro-gay church four times since June.

Police: Vandalism at Gay Activist’s NOLA Home

Sunday Aug 4, 2013
A gay activist in New Orleans says somebody tore a rainbow flag from his balcony and spray-painted a slur on the house he and his partner share.

Penn. Man Says Family was Victim of Vandalism Because Daughter is Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 8, 2013
A father from Pennsylvania says vandals burned a swastika into his front lawn because his daughter is openly gay.

Minn. Church Vandalized Multiple Times for Marriage Equality Support

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 8, 2013
A church near Minneapolis has been vandalized multiple times over the past year because its officials support gay marriage rights.

Anti-Gay Slurs & Swastika Painted on Gay Fla. Teen’s Home

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
Police say an 18 year old from Florida was the victim of a hate crime after vandals spray-painted his home with anti-gay graffiti.

Boston College Law School’s LGBT Office Vandalized

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jan 25, 2013
Vandals wrote homophobic graffiti on the wall of Boston College Law School’s LGBT center, including graphic sexual terms, during Martin Luther King, Jr., weekend.

Gay Texas Couple Find ’Leave or Die Fags’ Painted on Porch

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 4, 2012
A Texas couple say someone vandalized their property by painting "leave or die fags" on their porch. They also claim that the attack was caused by an anti-gay ad a pastor wrote in a local newspaper.