Topics :: anti-gay criminal activity
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Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
The NYPD has charged a 22-year-old man with a hate crime in the stabbing death of a man found under an elevated subway line in Queens.
By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Sep 14, 2013
Sexual assault targeting gays (or individuals perceived as gay) continue in Russia, with police claiming ignorance even as graphic videos circulate online.
By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Jun 4, 2013
In response to the recent series of hate crimes, a group of real life superheroes announce plans to take to the streets of the West Village in a crusade to rid the city of anti-gay villains.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Sep 9, 2011
A man who swore a "campaign of terror" against a British equality leader and vowed to "put a bullet in [his] head" has pleaded guilty to having made a threat against the life of his victim.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 5, 2011
The killing of Lawrence King, 15, by Brandon McInerney, then 14, in full view of horrified schoolmates was a crime and a tragedy. But both youths were victims, and there’s a larger crime that McInerney’s mistrial only hints at.
Monday Jul 4, 2011
A man accused of raping and stabbing a lesbian couple in their home, killing one of them, in a random attack that terrorized a quiet Seattle neighborhood two years ago was convicted Friday of aggravated murder, attempted murder, rape and burglary.
By Gene Johnson | Thursday Jun 30, 2011
A man wearing a shock sleeve to control outbursts and hand mitts to prevent him from stuffing dangerous items into his mouth testified Wednesday that he committed the horrific rape and stabbing of a lesbian couple in Seattle two summers ago.
By Danica Coto | Friday Jun 10, 2011
Activists are demanding that a series of killings of gays, lesbians and transgenders in Puerto Rico be treated as possible hate crimes, saying there is an alarming rate of violence against these groups on the U.S. island.
By Travis Loller | Sunday Feb 13, 2011
When an out-of-work truck driver opened fire in a Tennessee church because it welcomed gay and multiracial families, the congregation met that hatred with love. In the process, it inspired a national campaign centered around Valentine’s Day to promote tolerance.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Apr 27, 2010
For the third time in less than a year, a criminal act has been committed against the Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center. This time, a person or persons unknown kicked in the back door to the Center, ransacked the office of its executive director, and committed robbery.
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