Topics :: hate crimes

Man Suspected in Double Murder of Seattle Gay Men Arrested in NJ

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 21, 2014
A man who authorities believe killed two gay men in Seattle last month was arrested in New Jersey Friday.

San Francisco’s Pride Event May Have Had 2 Attacks

Monday Jul 7, 2014
San Francisco police are investigating a second hate crime during the city’s Gay Pride festivities.

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.

Dallas Police Look into ’666’ Graffiti on Landmarks as Hate Crime

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Dallas police are investigating the tagging of a gay community landmark and other locations with "666" in red spray paint as a possible hate crime.

Teen Arrested in Attack During Gay Pride Event

Saturday Jun 14, 2014
A 16-year-old has been arrested in the videotaped beating of a man during gay pride celebration in downtown Detroit.

Google ’Glassholes’ Tell ’Daily Show’ They’re Victims of ’Hate Crimes’

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 13, 2014
Google Glass wearers, aka "Explorers," tell "Daily Show" corespondent Jason Jones they are assaulted and the victims of hate crimes because of the controversial technology they wear on their face.

UK Man Sentenced for Beating Straight Man in Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
A straight man from the United Kingdom will have metal plates in his face for the rest of his life as a result of an anti-gay attack last year.

Gay Man Beaten During Detroit Gay Pride

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
A gay man was beaten by a group of young men in an alleged bias attack Sunday just blocks from Detroit’s gay pride parade.

London Man May Be Blind After Being Sprayed in Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 9, 2014
Doctors say a man sprayed with ammonia during an anti-gay hate crime, which occurred outside a popular nightclub in south London’s gay district Sunday, may be blind.

Seattle Suspect in Murder of 2 Gay Men At Large

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 9, 2014
One of the suspects accused of the double murder of two gay men in Seattle is currently on the run, police said Thursday.