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A 28-year-old man was reportedly stoned and later died from head injuries

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

LGBT Groups Voice Support for Family of Michael Brown

CRIME | By Justin Snow | Aug 18
Nearly 20 LGBT-rights organizations issued a letter voicing their solidarity with the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed African-American teenager who was shot and killed Aug. 9 by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

The Magistrate in Ventersdorp

Lesbian Teen Raped and Murdered in South Africa

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 18
A lesbian teen is dead after being raped and strangled by a 24-year-old man in South Africa.

David Diaz in an undated photo

Suspect in SF Park Death Testifies

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 16
The man accused of intentionally choking to death another man during a sexual encounter in Buena Vista Park in 2011 testified this week that he didn't tell police for several weeks because he was "scared."

Bryan Higgins aka Feather Lynn

Assaulted SF Gay Man to be Taken Off Life Support

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 14
A gay man who was brutally attacked Sunday morning in San Francisco's gay-friendly Castro District will be taken off life support Thursday.

Boston Scientific Executive Killed at Gas Station

CRIME | Aug 14
A Boston Scientific executive was shot and killed at a gas station in a Minneapolis suburb, and authorities were seeking a business partner of his.

Justin Bieber at the police station in Miami Beach, Fla.

Sources: Justin Bieber Reaches Plea Deal in Fla.

CRIME | By Curt Anderson | Aug 13
Pop singer Justin Bieber will plead guilty to lesser charges over his arrest in South Florida in what police initially described as an illegal street race, two people involved in the case told The Associated Press.

Mother Calls Cops on Porn-Watching 15-Year-Old

CRIME | By EDGE | Aug 11
A pubescent nightmare scenario played out in South Carolina on August 5, when the police were summoned by the mother of a 15-year-old boy because the teen had been watching porn on the living room television.

An entertainer dressed as the Penguin character from the comic book series "Batman" shoots photos of George Davis who walked through Times Square in the nude after giving a speech, Wednesday, Aug. 6,

Video :: Nude Candidate Campaigns in Times Square

CRIME | Aug 7
San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public.

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

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
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.

The memorial on Sixth Avenue for Mark Carson

Prosecutors Play Hardball With Suspect in Murder of Gay Man

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 5
Manhattan prosecutors are sticking it hard to the ex-convict accused of murdering a gay man in the West Village last year.