Topics :: anti-gay assault

Lebanese Police Use Banned Anal Exam to 'Test' Homosexuality

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
The Lebanese police are reportedly still using a "test" for homosexuality banned in 2012 that involves an anal exam deemed to be "torture" by the nation's Order of Physicians.

D.C. Council Mulls Reparative Therapy Ban

By John Riley | Friday Jul 4, 2014
A June 27 hearing lasting nearly five hours unfolded before the D.C. Council, which is considering a bill that would seek to ban reparative or conversion therapy for minors.

Seattle Suspect May Have Targeted Victims on Grindr or Jack’d

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Ali Muhammad Brown, a suspect in the murders of two gay men in Seattle on June 5, may have met his victims on a social networking app like Grindr, reports KIRO TV today.

Threatening Letters to SD Gay Bars Mark Anniversary of Gay Marriage

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
Several San Diego gay bars in the Hillcrest neighborhood have filed police reports after receiving disturbing, rambling letters warning of impending accidents or death.

Woman Spreads Nude Pics of Gay Florist in Alleged Hate Campaign

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
A Scottish woman is being charged with starting a hate campaign after she allegedly spread a near-naked photo of a gay florist in posters around town, with homophobic insults on it.

Gay Couple Attacked by a Group of Teens in London:: Two Suspects in Custody

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
A group of up to seven teens allegedly attacked a couple just before midnight on June 13 in East London because they are gay.

Opera Singer Calls Gays "Fecal Masses," Then Blames Husband

By EDGE | Sunday Jun 22, 2014
An opera singer who posted an anti-gay rant in which she referred to gays as "fecal masses" and encouraged violent attacks against them at a Pride parade now blames her "very religious" husband for the move.

Anti-Gay Attack Victim Files Lawsuit Against Alleged Hasidic Attackers

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jun 19, 2014
A gay black man who was attacked by a group of Hasidic men in Brooklyn last year filed a civil lawsuit Monday against the five men who are charged with the beating.

Amsterdam Gay Man Loses Hearing in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
A gay man temporarily lost his hearing after he was attacked in Amsterdam on June 15.

Trans Woman Files Complaint After Being Called ’Gay Bitches’ at Hookah Bar

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
A Washington, D.C., transgender woman filed a complaint with Lambda Legal after the employees in a hookah bar handed her and her eight friends a restaurant receipt with the words "gay bitches" printed on it.