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Phoenix Man Says Group Called Him Gay Slur Before Hit and Run

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 22
A Phoenix man said that a group of people called him a gay slur outside a local record store, and after he retaliated, hit him with their car.

Defendant in Gender-Nonconforming Skirt Burning to Remain in Adult Court

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 25
A judge in Oakland last week ruled that the teenager who allegedly burned the skirt of a gender non-conforming teen should remain in adult court.

Trial Date Set in D.C. Transgender Assault Case

CRIME | By John Riley | Sep 7
Michael McBride, the man accused of stabbing a transgender woman anywhere from 35 to 40 times in June in the District’s Fort Stanton neighborhood, appeared in D.C. Superior Court Sept. 3 to set a date for his trial.

HIV Group in Roswell has Tires Slashed

CRIME | Aug 2
Authorities are investigating a possible hate crime in Roswell after employees of an HIV support group had their tires slashed.

Arrests Made In June 23 Assault

CRIME | By John Riley | Jul 14
Two women pleaded not guilty in D.C. Superior Court July 3 to charges of simple assault related to a June 23 incident involving a gay man.

Gay Could Awarded $147,000 in Iowa Bias Case

A Council Bluffs jury has awarded a gay couple $147,000 in their discrimination lawsuit.

Gay Man Attacked in Prospect Park

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 31
A young man was attacked in Prospect Park in another example of the spate of anti-gay bias crimes that has been sweeping New York City this year.

UCLA Hate Crime Highlights the Rise in Anti-Gay Violence in L.A.

CRIME | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Feb 17
A mid-January assault on a UCLA student by two men who used anti-gay slurs during the attack is part of a rise in anti-gay attacks in LA.

UVA Assault Prompts Call for Expanded Protections

CRIME | By John Riley | Dec 8
A Virginia nonprofit organization is calling on the members of the General Assembly to add sexual orientation and gender identity to Virginia laws regarding bias-motivated assaults following a Nov. 15 attack.

Suspect in February Homicide Pleads Not Guilty

CRIME | By John Riley | Nov 18
The man accused of fatally stabbing Deoni Jones, a transgender woman, at a Northeast D.C. bus stop in February pleaded not guilty this morning to a charge of first-degree murder while armed.

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