Topics :: anti-gay violence

NM Woman Allegedly Beat and Sexually Assaulted Teen Daughter for Being Gay

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A New Mexico woman has been arrested for allegedly physically and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter for being gay. Local officials have enhanced the charges because they say the incident qualifies as a hate crime.

Gay Club in Kiev Attacked By Mob of Neo-Nazis: Video

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Violence against the LGBT community in Eastern Europe continued this week with an attack by a group of 15 to 20 neo-nazis against the gay club "Pomada" (Lipstick) in Kiev. The melee was captured on video by a surveillance camera.

3 Men Sentenced for Anti-Gay Beating in Paris

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Three men who were accused of beating a man and his boyfriend in Paris last April were sentenced Tuesday.

Report: NYC Anti-Gay Attacks Up 26% in 2013

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 2, 2014
Anti-gay attacks in New York City rose a shocking 26 percent in 2013, according to a report by the Anti-Violence project.

Russian Police Won’t Find Suspects Who Blinded Gay Man

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
Russian authorities refuse to look for the suspects who allegedly blinded a gay man in one of his eyes.

Turkey Man Kills Trans GF, Family Disavows Her Gender

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
A Turkish man admitted to killing his trans girlfriend and burying her in a vineyard. But the woman’s family disavowed her gender identity and buried her as a man.

Amanda Hess Wins Sidney Award for Sexism in Cyberspace

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 21, 2014
Slate writer Amanda Hess has won the February Sidney Award for her provocative Pacific Standard essay describing the abuse that female journalists disproportionately encounter online.

Mob Attacks Alleged Gays in Nigerian Capital

By Michelle Faul | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
A mob armed with wooden clubs and iron bars, screaming that they were going to "cleanse" their neighborhood of gay people, dragged 14 young men from their beds and assaulted them, human rights activists said Saturday. s

Photos Released Of Three Suspects Wanted in Jan 1 Manhattan Anti-Gay Attack

Sunday Feb 9, 2014
The NYPD is are looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

NYPD Releases Photos of Suspects Wanted in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By EDGE | Friday Feb 7, 2014
The NYPD is looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.